WELCOME TO THE WORLD OF POSTCROSSING
Mr Paulo Meghalhaes of Portugal is the father of this activity.this activity commenced from 14 th July,2005.
Through this activity the first Ten lakhs cards were exchanged by April 2008 and not surprisingly 1.5 crore cards were exchanged by December 2012. Today , Postcrossing activity has 3.80 Lakh registered members spread over 215 countries of the world.
On an average 1000 postcards are being exchanged every hour through this activity.
BENEFITS OF POSTCROSSING
By doing this activity we get to know
- Cultural facts about different countries.
- Curriencies and flags
- New Friends
- New Languages
- Collection of valuable authentic foreign stamps
- Their flora and fauna
- A smile is ensured whenever we receive a postcard.
HOW TO REGISTER FOR THIS ACTIVITY ?
It is very simple .We have to register our name through www.postcrossing.com then we have to follow below mentioned steps.
- Request an address from the website
- Mail a picture postcard to the address a/w generated through system by affixing stamp of Rs 12/- ( picture postcards are available at nearest Headpost office)
- Wait to receive a postcard and
- Register the received postcard in the system.
Postmaster General North Karnataka region Dharwad 580001 is making efforts to popularize Postcrossing in their region as well as all over india.
I WOULD REQUEST ALL TO REGISTER YOURSELF. THIS WILL EARN ADDITIONAL REVENUE TO THE DEPARTMENT.