India on Children’s Day 2008

A Miniature Sheet consisting of 3 nos of commemorative postage stamps on National Childrens Day 2008 :

2404 Children's Day 2008 [Miniature Sheet]

Issued by India

Issued on Nov 14, 2008

Issued for : Department of Posts is proud to release a set of three stamps with Miniature Sheet and First Day Cover designed by children for Children’s Day.

Credits :
Set of 3 Stamps :
I Prize : Shanker Dinesh Kamath of Class IV of Bhavana’s Varuna Vidhyalaya, Thrikkakara, Cochin.
II Prize : Anchal Singh of Class VII, Asha Modern School, Chandra Nagar, Saharanpur.
III Prize : K. Viswanath of Class XII, Government Sr. Secondary School, Middle Point, Bambooghat, South Andaman.

FDC & Miniature Sheet :
Consolation Prize : Devapreeti Jana of Class IX, Rajkumari Santanamoyee Girls’ High School, Tamluk, West Bengal.

Cancellation : Alka Sharma

Type : Miniature Sheet, Mint Condition

Colour : Multicolour

Denomination : 500 Paisa each

Stamps Printed : 0.8 Million each

Miniature Sheet : 0.2 Million

Printing Process : wet-offset

Printer : Security Printing Press, Hyderabad

About : 

  • India Post, like previous years had organized all India Stamp Design Competition for children with the theme ‘India of my Dreams’. The competition was held through out the country for school children. From each Postal circle, corresponding with states, except North East, best three paintings were entered in national selection process. Selection of first, second and third was made by a Selection Committee and these paintings were utilized for designing stamps, First Day Covers, brochure for Children’s Day stamp.

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