India Post has partnered with DuPont America to develop customized envelopes for 'rakhis' this year. Four designs of 'Rakhi Enve' are being sold at the post offices.
The envelopes, designed and produced by DuPont Tyvek of the USA, are of light weight and made of a unique environment-friendly fabric which is water and tear resistant. It has smooth texture for excellent printability.
The envelopes are priced at Rs7 each which does not include postal charges. A discount of 50 paise per piece will be offered on bulk buys of 50 or more envelopes, an India Post press release said on Friday.
India Post has also arranged for boxes for sending gifts as part of Rakhi festivities. Sisters can buy 'rakhis' and rest assured they will reach their brothers undamaged in the 'Rakhi Enve', the release said and added, "Brothers vow to protect their sisters and we vow to protect their 'rakhis'."