A 3-day District level philately exhibition named IMPEX 2015 organized by Postal Department, Manipur begins yesterday at the Centenary Hall of Manipur University.
The exhibition is being held on the themes of social security, especially ‘Beti Bachao’, ‘Beti Padao’ and ‘Wildlife protection’.
Secretary (Tourism) Nidhi Mani Tripathi, Chief Guest of the function released a special cover on Siroi Lily during the inauguration of the program.
Delivery her speech Nidhi Mani expressed her delight to the Department of Posts for making wonderful efforts in the areas of social concerns like empowerment of woman and betterment of girl child through its schemes like Sukanya Samridhi Yojana, said a press statement released from the department.
She further said the exhibition as an additional link will endeavours in making people aware about benefits available for better future of girl child.
A good number of philatelists and students from various schools in and around Imphal took part in the exhibition and displayed their unique collections of stamps.
The released further said, speaking to the gathering Vinod Kumar, Director (Posts) appealed to all students and parents to avail this wonderful opportunity to be mesmerised by beautiful stamps of cine stars of India, flora fauna, art & culture, heritage buildings, Swachh Bharat, Gandhi, Nupee Lal, Sagol Kangjei etc. He further motivated students to find Special Covers signed by the people’s president Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam, former army generals and other renowned personalities.