April 5, 2016

District Level Philatelic Exhibition at Giridih

District Level Philatelic Exhibition at Giridih, Two days Stamp Fest was organized by India Post at Giridih, Jharkhand from 15-02-2016 to 16-02-2016.  A set of four special covers were released.

Sir Jagadish Chandra Bose - Special cover released on 15.02.2016.

Sir Jagadish Chandra Bose was born on November 30, 1858 at Bikrampur (Now in Bangaldesh).  He studied at local Hare School, St. Xavier’s college, Kolkata and Cambridge University, London.  He was a Physicist, Biologist, Bio-Physical, Botanist, Archeologist as well as a writer of Science fiction.  He became world famous for his invention of Crisco-graph, which showed life and feelings in plants.  Giridih has been his work place, where many experiments have been conducted in ”Shanti Bhawan” which has now been declared as memorial.  There is one locked iron chest here which is said to be of Sir J. C. Bose.  It may contain many of his secrets.  Here he breathed his last on November 23, 1937. 

Cover Code: JH/01/2016

Swach Jharkhand - Special cover released on 15.02.2016.

“Cleanliness is Godliness”, Mahatma Gandhi had said “sanitation is more important than independence”. Government of India has launched Swach Bharath Mission on the occasion of 145th Birth Anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi on 02nd October 2014 at Rajghat, New Delhi.  The Govt. has declared to make the country fully clean by 2nd October 2019.  The govt. of Jharkhand has  also decided to give incentive of Rs. 12000/- on construction and utilization of toilets.  A target has been fixed to make Giridih open defecation free by 2019. 

Cover Code: JH/02/2016

B.N. Saha D.A.V. Public School, Giridih

The B. N. Saha DAV Public School, Giridih (Jharkahand) was established on 16-04-1988.  It is co-ed School affiliated to Central Board of Secondary Education, New Delhi and imparts quality education to 5000 students from standard I to XII.  The school is run with the inspirations, thoughts and teachings of Maharshi Dayanand Saraswathi which has been helping the students develop a sound moral character and healthy mind along with academic excellence.

Cover Code: JH/03/2016

Sri Kabir Gyan Mandir Giridih

Sadguru Ma Gyan (Sadhwi Gyananand ji) established Sri Kabir Gyan mandir in 1985 st Sirsiya, Giridih (jharkhand).  There are precious :Bhittichitra” and elegant paintings based on important events and preachings related to the life of Sadguru Kabir Saheb in the Mandsir.  Continous and uninterrupted social services programme (like distribution of food, cloth, blood donation and free medical camp) keep going in this Mandir.

Cover Code: JH/04/2016
Courtesy: Sreejesh Krishnan, Thiruvananthapuram.

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