India Post Opens Photography Contest on the Occasion of Independence Day

As part of Independence Day celebrations, India Post is organising a photography competition for budding photographers. The theme for this year’s photography competition is Beautiful India.

Theme for the year 2017’s Photography Competition is ‘Beautiful India’ on the occasion of Independence Day. Young adults of 18 plus age can apply for the contest and showcase their art in picture clicking.

India Post Photography Contest

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Last date to submit application is July 25, 2017. To check the eligibility and application procedures follow the proceedings:


Applicant must be minimum 18 years old at the time of submission of entry. Participants can send only one snapped photograph on the subject. The photograph submitted should be originally clicked by the entrant only.


The designs of the winners will be considered for use on stamps and other philatelic material.

  1. 1st prize winner will be awarded with INR 10,000.
  2. 2nd prize winner will be awarded with INR 6,000.
  3. 3rd prize winner will be awarded with INR 4,000.


Entries can be submitted via email at and via post to ADG (Philately), Room No. 108 B, Dak Bhawan Parliament Street, New Delhi-110001.

The participants must mention ‘Photography Competition - Independence Day 2017’ on the envelope.


For more than 150 years, the Department of Posts (DoP) has been the backbone of the country’s communication and has played a crucial role in the country’s social economic development.

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