Universal Postal Union (UPU) 2023 – International Letter Writing Competition
The Department of Posts is organizing Universal Postal Union (UPU) 2023 – International Letter Writing Competition for young people.
The Universal Postal Union organizes International Letter Writing Competition for Young people aged 9-15. The young people have to write letter on a given theme to win exciting prizes.
Purpose of Letter Writing Competition
The purpose of this International Letter Writing Competition is primarily to develop faculty in composition and subtlety of thought amongst young people and to contribute to the strengthening of international friendship.
The International Bureau (IB) of UPU, which is coordinating this competition, shall select the three prize winners amongst the best entries received from each member country of the UPU.
What will UPU Competition Winners Get ?
The three winners will be awarded Gold, Silver and Bronze medals by the UPU along with a certificate, as well as other prizes to commemorate their win.
The gold medalist may also be offered a trip to UPU headquarters in Berne, Switzerland, or an alternative prize to be decided at the sole discretion of UPU.
The Department of Posts shall select the best three entries at the National level as well as the Circle level and will be given cash prizes and certificates. The best entry at the National level shall qualify as the official Indian entry for the UPU-level international competition.
Language of International Letter Writing Competition
The language to be used will be English or any of the recognized languages embodied in the 8th Schedule of our Constitution. Details of the UPU International Letter Writing Competition and rules of participation are given in annexure I and II.
Participation in this UPU International Letter Writing Competition is voluntary. In view of the above, you are requested to organize this competition in your school for interested students in consultation with the Nodal Officers of their respective circles/ regions as was done in 2022.
The updated list of nodal officers and all other detailed information is available at http://www.indiapost.gov.in