India Post released a stamp on Lalit Kala Akademy on 31st Dec.2010. This is the second stamp to be released with the Rupee Symbol and will be the last stamp along with the stamp of Sekernar for this year.
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India Post released a se-tenant stamp of National Council of Education and Dr. Triguna Sen on 24th Dec.2010.
Dr. Triguna Sen was born on 24 December 1905 at Solhet (now part of Bangladesh) he was an eminent educationist ardent freedom fighter able administrator and good parliamentarian. He was instrumental in establishing Jadavpur University at Kolkatta. He was elected President Alumni Association of National Council of Education Bengal, Jadavpur University. He was also Union Minister for education and Minister for Petroleum for brief spell. He passed away on 11th January 1998.
India Post released two stamps on 23nd Dec.2010 on Central Bank Of India and Bhai Jeevan Singh.
Central Bank of India was founded on 21st December 1911 by Sir Sorabji Pochkhanawala a visionary. It was his dream of setting up a ‘Swadeshi bank’ owned by Indians and for Indians. On founding the Bank, Sir Sorabji proclaimed with pride that Central Bank was property of the Nation and the country’s asset. After the independence, the bank played a laudable role in the growth and development of country and improving the socio-economic status of people. Central Bank of India is celebrating its centenary year during December 2010.
A set of 2 stamp and a miniature sheet was released by India Post on 21st Dec. 2010 on Crafts Museum.
The Crafts Museum was established in 1956 as a resource centre for traditional Indian handicrafts and handlooms. The aim of the Museum is to preserve Indian art or ethnography and to build a collection of craft specimens. The Museum is housed in Pragati Maidan, New Delhi under aegis of Development Commissioner for Handlooms, Ministry of Textiles, and Government of India.
The Museum has a collection of 32000 artifacts. Research and Development has been a regular activity of the Crafts Museum. The Museum has completed 53 years of service in the field of handicrafts and handlooms and rendered yeoman service in the promotion of Indian heritage and culture.
India Post released a set of 2 stamp and a Miniature sheet of 15th Dec.2010 to commemorate 60 years of India - Mexico diplomatic relations.
India and Mexico, both vibrant and pluralistic democracies, established diplomatic relations in 1950 and completed 60 years. The stamps depicts the Kalbelia dance of Rajasthan, India and Jarabe Tapatio, the national dance of Mexico.
A special cover was released on "Padmashri" Dr. Sirkali Govindarajan by Sri. M.S. Ramanujan, Post master General,Chennai on 11th December 2010
Hon'ble Justice AR.Lakshmanan, His Excellency Mr.Nikolai Listapadov - Consul General, Russian Consulate in South India, Mr.Vladirmir Marily - Vice Consul,Dr.P. Mannar Jawahar - Vice Chancellor , Anna University, Isai Peraaigar Dr. N. Ramanai, Flutist were present.
Cover Autographed by
His Excellency Mr.Nikolai Listapadov - Consul General, Russian Consulate in South India
Mr.Vladirmir Marily - Vice Consul (Russia )(Cultural )
Dr.P. Mannar Jawahar - Vice Chancellor , Anna University
Isai Peraaigar Dr. N. Ramanai ( Flutist )
"PADMASHRI"DR. SIRKALI G. SIVA CHIDAMBARAM
Pics of the cover and news contributed by : P.Prabhakar, Chennai.
It has been decided that India will release its first ever stamp on Cloth, which will be printed on khadi and it will bear the image of Mahatma Gandhi.This stamp will be issued during the Indipex 2011.
A special cover was released 6th October to celebrate 275 years of glorious service of the Naval Dockyard, Mumbai.
The mission of the Naval Dockyard is to emerge as world class repair Yard with the capacity to maintain the highest state of sea-worthiness and combat preparedness of Indian Naval ships and submarines by harnessing modern technology, augmenting infrastructure and nurturing the human resource in participative and innovative work environment.
India Post Issued a stamp on 6th Dec 2010 of Sri Sri Borda.He was a philosopher and founder of "Satsang", - the community of the lovers of existance. There is only one God and that every single being is the child of God.
India Post released a stamp on Kamlapat Singhania on 1st December 2010. He was a businessman who contributed to the growth of Indian Industry and awakened the entrepreneurial zeal among the average Indian . He was the founder of JK group of Industries and also established the Marwari College in Kanpur to promote higher education in the region. .
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