Department of Posts is conducting a drawing competition for children aged between six to 15. Key Points Drawing contest is being conducted for designing special covers under the theme ‘COVID-19 vaccination’. Contest is being organised with the aimed of introducing ..
India Post is going to release a ‘Special Cancellation’ on the occasion of International Yoga Day (IYD) on June 21, 2021 to capture essence of the day. It is a unique initiative to mark commemoration of 7th International Day of ..
Month: Current Affairs - June, 2021
On October 27, 2020, India Post and US Postal Service signed agreement for electronic exchange of data related to postal shipments. Highlights Based on the agreement, the respective bodies will transmit and receive electronic data of international postal items before ..
Every year, the World Post Day is celebrated by the United Nations on October 9. This is being celebrated on October 9 to commemorate the establishment of Universal Postal Union in October 9, 1874. The day was declared as World ..
Five Star Village Scheme has been launched by The Department of Posts. The scheme ensures the universal coverage (100 % coverage) of flagship postal schemes in rural areas of India. Key facts Scheme will be first implemented in Maharashtra. 50 ..
India Post has tied up with ICMR (Indian Council of Medical Research) to deliver COVID-19 testing kits to around 200 labs. These labs have been designated by the ICMR. Highlights ICMR has planned to conduct 1 lakh COVID-19 tests per ..
Month: Current Affairs - May, 2020