International Letter-Writing Competition 2023 | India Post Letter Writing Competition 2023
2023 UPU International Letter Writing Competition for Young People
Government of India
Ministry of Communications
Department of Posts
Dak Bhawan, Sansad Marg, New Delhi-110001,
Centre for Excellence in Postal Technology,
Subject: 2023 UPU International Letter Writing Competition for Young People. Sir,
Department of Posts conducts UPU Letter Writing Competition every year for school going children (9-15 years), date and time of which will be decided by the concerned Postal Circles in such a way that the best three entries of the respective Circle should reach the Directorate by 13.04.2023 for final evaluation and selection.
2. To give wide publicity to the competition, the Circles have been instructed to use internal means for publicizing the competition by contacting the school authorities and also by using social media like Twitter and Facebook accounts of the Circles. It has also been decided to put the information on the India Post website. A copy of the Annexures to be displayed on the website is enclosed herewith.
3. In view of the above, it is requested that the details of the competition may please be uploaded on the Department’s website at the earliest.
Asst. Director General (IM)
List of Enclosures:-
1. Annexure-I (Details of UPU 2023 International Letter Writing Competition).
2. Annexure-II (Rules for participants participating at Venue).
3. Annexure-III(Details of Nodal Officers).
DETAILS OF 2023 INTERNATIONAL LETTER WRITING COMPETION FOR YOUNG PEOPLE
1. General details:
|1||Subject||“Imagine you are a super hero and your mission is to make all roads around the world safer for children. Write a letter to someone explaining which super powers you would need to achieve your mission.”|
|2||Participants eligibility||It is open to participants upto the age of 15 years|
|3||Content and form||Composition must be presented in the form of Letter.|
|4||Date / Time of Competition||Competition at Venue – Will be decided by the Concerned Circles in such a way that the best three entries reach the Directorate by 13.04.2023.|
|5||Language||English or any language listed in the 8th schedule of the Constitution of India.|
|2. Prizes (at Circle level):|
|a.||First Prize:||Rs.25,000/- and a certificate|
|b.||Second Prize:||Rs. 10,000/- and a certificate|
|c.||Third Prize:||Rs. 5,000/- and a certificate|
|3. Prizes (at National level):|
|a.||First Prize:||Rs. 50,000/- and a Certificate.|
|b.||Second Prize:||Rs. 25,000/- and a Certificate.|
|c.||Third Prize:||Rs. 10,000/- and a Certificate.|
4. The best entry at the national level shall qualify as the official Indian entry for the International level Competition.
The Universal Postal Union shall select the award-winning entries. The winners will receive a special medal (gold for first prize, silver for second, and bronze for third) and a certificate, as well as other prizes to commemorate their win (such other prizes to be decided by the UPU). The gold medallist may also be offered a trip to the UPU headquarters in Berne, Switzerland, or an alternative prize to be decided at the sole discretion of the UPU. Writers awarded a special mention will also receive a certificate as well as other prizes (such other prizes to be decided by the UPU).
5. It may be ensured that each and every entry has the following details on its first page in bilingual (both English and Hindi):
i. Candidate’s Passport size photograph.
ii. Candidate’s name.
iii. Date of Birth.
iv. Sex (Male / Female).
v. Father’s / Guardian’s name.
vi. Name of the School / Institution and full address.
vii. Full postal address.
For further details, please contact the Chief Postmaster Genera / Postmaster General / Director Postal Services / Nodal Officer of your Circle / Region. Information will be available on the Department’s website httn://wwvv.indiapost.gov.in
2023 International Letter-Writing Competition for Young People
RULES FOR PARTICIPANTS PARTICIPATING AT VENUE
(a) The 2023 International Letter Writing Competition shall be open to participants upto the age of 15 years. The age of the participants will be certified with a proof like Birth Certificate, AADHAR card, certificate issued by Schools etc.
(b) Date and time of the Competition: Will be decided by the concerned Postal Circles in such a way that the best three entries reach the Directorate by 13.04.2023.
(c) The participants will apply for participation in the competition along with three passport size photographs in the following format in bilingual (both English and Hindi) on plain paper.
|1||Name of the competition *||2023 International Letter Writing Competition for Young People.|
|2||Full Name of the participant *|
|3||Father’s /Guardian’s Name *|
|4||Full Address for correspondence*|
|5||Name and complete address of the School/ Institution where studying *|
|6||Age with exact date of birth *|
|7||Sex (Male / Female) *|
* Mandatory field.
(d) Participants shall submit completely filled application form along-with 1 photocopy of age proof document to the Nodal Officer of concerned Postal Circle in duplicate before the last date of submission of application form as decided by the Postal Circle. One copy of the application form will be retained by the participants as hall ticket for the purpose of entry at venue on the day of competition. The Department/ Schools will provide the answer book to the participants at the venue but they shall bring their own pen/ pencil. The participants shall write their composition in their own handwriting not exceeding 800 words.
IMPORTANT:- All the particulars as mentioned above including the full name and address of the participant should appear on the first page of the Answer Book also. Entries, which do not furnish all relevant details, would not be considered valid
Source: Details of the Nodal Officers