CPMG Karnataka Circle Dr. Charles Lobo included a Fitness Awareness
event during National Postal Week- 2018 for the postal employees, A
Cyclothon was organised with this view.
A Special carried cover release was also conceptualised for the event on 14th October 2018, where the participating teams carried the covers popularizing postal services including philately along the way. The participant also had sign board fixed on each bicycle with postal and save environment slogans.
Three enthusiastic teams started as early as 6.30 AM on 14th October 2018 from three different cities - Channapatna, Tumkur and Kolar which are approximately 70 Kms away from Bengaluru. All team reached Bengaluru GPO between 3 PM to 5 PM. Dr. Charles Lobo along with PMG BG Rajendra Kumar , Mr, Shivram Mr. Chandrasekhar other officials waited from as early 1 PM to receive the Participants. As the Participants started entering the GPO premises, they cheered and welcomed by all. Dr. Charles Lobo honored each member of the team by garlanding and congratulating them.
In the valedictory function at GPO the next day, 10 lucky members of the participants get to win a bicycle each.
A special cover on " Balarama's Story", a book on an Elephant was released on 10th October 2018 at Mysuru.
Elephants are a "mammoth" presence in India's mythology, folklore, culture religion, and the natural environment. The divinity in Elephants is worshipped in the form of the Elephant-headed God, Lord Ganesha. This gentle giant is now an endangered animal. Balarama's story is the biography on an Elephant that was uprooted from its natural home in the forest to later attain iconic status as a "Royal Elephant" in Mysuru Dasara festival. This special cover is issued on the ocassion of release on the book "Balaramas story" at Mysuru Dasara-2018.
A special cover was released at Seshadripuram on 1st September 2018 to celebrate the Platinum Jubilee of Gandhinagar Higher Secondary School.
In 1942, Sri. Devudu Narasimha Sastry, Vidyasagara MPL Sastry and others started this Gandhinagar High School in Gandhinagar to impart quality education to the students of the locality. Under the stewardship of Late Prof. MPL Sastry school rose high by imparting good and value based education. The alumni includes many of our last and present State and Central Ministers, lAS, IPS, KAS, Central and State Officers. This special cover is being released to commemorate the Platinum Jubilee Celebration of the school.
A special cover was released to celebrate the Silver Jubilee of Kannada Pustaka Pradikara at Bengaluru on 29th August 2018.
The world is witnessing information revolution that was unseen and unheard before, due to the onset of internet. Although there has been a great revolution in the means of communication, books continue to be the cheapest and fastest means to communicate and exchange experiences, thoughts, issues and knowledge. Books have been the fountainhead of knowledge, effortlessly surmounting the tests of time in transmitting the wisdom in all the directions. -K.P. Poornachandra Tejas.
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