If you are thinking that only freedom fighters, great leaders and India’s great heritage building get their photo on Indian postage stamp then you are wrong. Now Indian postal department announced that anybody or an individual or a corporate entity can now get their photo or logo printed on the postage stamp. This is an India Post’s initiative named “My Stamp” for individuals and corporates. Here all about How To Get Your Photo On Postage Stamp. If you want to print your company’s logo or your own photo on Indian postage stamp then you have to pay little bit more money that is Rs 12 lakh. There will be 5,000 sheets comprising 60,000 postage stamps. These stamps can be used for general postal mail.
Under this initiative, some big corporates are already got their stamp on Indian postage stamps like Amazon India, HAL, and many educational institutes as well. Indian postal department gets regular proposals to print My Stamp. Till date, Indian postal department got proposals worth Rs 2 crore. But if you have any notorious background then sorry you can not get your photo on the stamp because India Postal department will examine the proposal and it reserves the right to reject it.
Amazon’s own postage stamp.
How To Get Your Photo On Postage Stamp ?
The first new stamp was issued by independent India on 21 November 1947. ‘My Stamp’ was first introduced in India during the World Philatelic Exhibition called ‘INDIPEX-2011’. Now the question is how to get your photo on the postage stamp. First, the customer will fill the My Stamp Order Form indicating choice of stamps from available stamp sheetlets. Stamp sheetlets cost is Rs 300 and submit the form with all copy of your ID proof issued by Govt. Authority or ID proof of authorised signatory issued by the organization/company. A minimum quantity of 100 sheets will be mandatory for corporate customers. Images or Logo of the corporate organizations can be printed alongside the stamp. After few days Indian postal department will examine your or your proposal company paper and then asks you to pay rest of money. The Western Union, SNDT Women’s University, Allahabad High Court these are the list of big name for proposals. So what you think just apply for your own postage stamp.