About Jainism Philately Group
Jainism Philately Group was founded on 15th Feb. 2011 at New Delhi during the International Exhibition INDIPEX-2011 with 50 members from all over the country as well as US and Canada. Mr Sudhir Jain was elected as first national chairman of this organisation.Our membership has now increased to nearly three hundred.These group is formed by the philatelists collecting on Jainism and allied themes like nonviolence and vegetarianism. Apart from this, JPG Pune Chapter and JPG Mumbai Chapter are also doing well. We are regularly in touch with all the members through what’sapp, SMS, e-mail, telephone, circulars etc. Many of our members have developed exhibits on JAINISM and other related themes and won medals in various exhibitions up to international level. Some of our members were instrumental in release of stamps / special covers / special cancellations / maxim cards / stamp booklet as well as pictorial cancellations etc. on Jainism theme. Our Philatelic Deposit Account scheme is well maintained by Mr. Tejkaran Jain.
We have organized Mumbai National Meet (23rd Feb. 2013), Khajuraho National Meet (5th Oct. 2014), Udaipur National Meet (20th Dec. 2015), Shravanabelgola National Meet (7th April 2018), & Mumbai National Meet (20th Dec. 2019). During this 5th meet Dr Pradeep Jain of Balod (CG) was elected as national chairman of JPG.Regional meets were organised in Ajmer, Pune, Mumbai, Jabalpur etc. It is all due to continuous interest taken by our esteemed active members.