Karnataka postal circle launches stamp for Royal Challengers Bangalore!
In the first of its kind initiative the Karnataka Postal Circle today launched a commemorative stamp and envelop for Royal Challengers Bangalore. The single stamp is valued at Rs. 5 bears the Royal Challengers Bangalore logo alongside a Cineraria flower. Launched to accompany the stamp, was a special RCB envelop, with profile shots of three of RCB's key players, Chris Gayle, Ab De Villiers and Captain Virat Kohli set in the foreground of the world's only solar powered cricket stadium - Chinaswamy Stadium, to recognize this seasons Green Game on 17th May 2015.
Commenting on the initative, Chief Post Master General for Karnataka Circle, Mr. Ramanujan said,"This collection of stamps and envelops we are releasing today, is in appreciation of RCB's efforts as a sports team in India, spreading the message of eco-friendly initiatives. They have been promoting 'Go Green' efforts for the last few years and hence we present them this stamp RCB's logo on it. It is a first of kind for any sports team within India and they deserve it as a recognition of their efforts towards saving the environment."
Accepting this significant contribution to the team, Russell Adams, Vice President, Commercial Operations, Royal Challengers Bangalore, shared on behalf of the team, 'The team management and players truly appreciate the gesture of the Karnataka Postal Circle and are humbled by their acknowledgement of our efforts in creating sustainable environments. This contribution by the Postal Services to the country is a great complement to our commitment to being a carbon positive team."
Available for sale will be 40,000 Small Envelops, 10,000 Big Envelops and 12,000 stamps at Rs. 5 each.