Letter Writing Competition by Department of Post 2023-2024

The Department of Post is holding the National Level ‘Dhai Akhar’ Letter Writing Campaign for the financial year 2023-24 on the theme “Digital India for New India”. ‘Dhai Akhar’ is a National Level Letter Writing Competition on a theme/ subject decided by the Department of Posts. Participants will write a Letter expressing their views on the subject addressing to the Director, Mumbai GPO, Mumbai 400001. Eligible participants for Cash awards will be shortlisted first at Circle level and then Directorate level. The campaign will be started from 01.08.2023 to 31.10.2023.  

The theme of the ‘Dhai Akhar’ Letter Writing Campaign is ‘Digital India for New India’. The letter can be written in English/Hindi/any vernacular Language and to be addressed to The Director, Mumbai GPO, Mumbai 400001

TitleDhai Akhar Letter Writing Competitions 2023
SubjectLetter Writing Campaign on “Digital India for New India
Official Web Portalwww.indiapost.gov.in

The categories for National Level Dhai Akhar Letter Writing Campaign are 

(i) Up to 18 years: 

(a) Inland Letter Card Category and

(b) Envelope Category and for

Above 18 years, 

(a) Inland Letter Card Category and

(b) Envelope Category.

The letter can be written on plain A-4 size paper with a word limit of not more than 1000 words under envelope category, or in an Inland Letter Card (ILC) with a word limit of not more than 500 words for ILC category. Only handwritten letters will be accepted.

(I) Dhai Akhar letter writing competition 2023 General Conditions

  1. The campaign wil be conducted from 01 August to 31st October. Letters posted after 31st October of the year will not be accepted
  2. Topic for the letter wriing of Dhai Akhar 2023-24 will be “Digital India for New India”
  3. Digital India for New India” is a slogan that encapsulates the vision of leveraging digital technologies to drive India’s progress and transformation
  4. The letter can be written in English or Hindi or any Vernacular and will be addressed to Chief Postmaster General of the respective Circle. The details of Chief Postmaster General of different Circles are available at https://www.indiapost.gov.in/VAS/Pages/DirectoryOfEmployees aspx?Category=Heads%20of%20Circles
  5. The embossed envelope envelope with stamp affixed for plain A4 size paper letter and the Inland Letter Card (ILC) will be the permitted stationery
  6. The letter can be witien on plain A size paper with a word limit of not more than 1000 words, or in an Inland Letter Card (ILC) (not more than 500 words)
  7. Letter must be hand written and in any case, no typed letter will be accepted

(II) Dhai Akhar letter writing competition 2023 Eligibility

Any citizen of India can participate in this compelition. There is no minimum or maximum age prescribed for participation. Any cilizen of India can participate in respective category according o hisier choice and age. The participants have to give a certificate of their age on the letter such as “I certify that I am below/above the age of 18 as on 01/01/2023″. In case of winning entries, the age and other ID certificates wil be verified by the respective circle before sending the best three entries in each category to Directorate.

(III) Dhai Akhar letter writing competition 2023 Selection Procedure

The best 03 (three) entries in each category will be shortlisted by every Circle and prize will be awarded 1o these 03 entries al Circe level. These best 03 entries of each category  (12 in all) chosen at Circle level will be sent to the Directorate for further evaluation of final best 03 entries in each category at the National Level.

(IV) Dhai Akhar letter writing competition 2023 Prize

Circle Level CategoryAmount
First prize in each category Rs. 25,000/-
Second prize in each category  Rs.10,000/-
Third prize in each category Rs. 5,000/-
National Level CategoryAmount
 First prize in each categoryRs. 50,000/-
Second prize in each category Rs. 25,000/-
Third prize in each category Rs. 10,000/-

For more information, Sr. Superintendent/Superintendent of the Postal Divisions. can be contacted. The delails of these officers are available at https: indiapost.gov. in./VAS/Pages/RTI/RTL.aspx under list of CPIOs.sd/- Director (Philately)

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