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Special Cover on Peerless Group – 8th January 2018.

85years ago in1932, Shri Radhashyam Roy, a primary school teacher in Narayanganj, now in Bangladesh, inspired by the spirit of the Swadeshi Movement, laid the foundation of what we know today as the multi-faceted conglomerate The Peerless General Finance & Investment Company Limited, with an initial subscribed capital of Rs. 300.00 only. From the beginning till today, the journey of the Peerless has been strength by the two pillars of Trust and Integrity. Today, the Peerless has successfully established its presence in the sectors of Financial Products & Services, Healthcare, Hospitality and Housing.

A Special Cover to commemorate 85th year of the Peerless General Finance & Investment Company Limited, Kolkata was released on 8th January 2018 at Belur Math. (Special Approval No. WB/03/2018)

Special Cover on Peerless Group

Courtesy: Lalit K Mishra, Patna

Commemorative Stamps on ICAR-Central Plantation Crops Research Institute – 8th January 2018.

The Coconut Research Station at Kasaragod in Kerala was initially established in 1916 by the then Government of Madras and subsequently it was taken over by the Indian Central Coconut Committee in 1948. Central Plantation Crops Research Institute (CPCRI) was established in 1970 as one of the agricultural research institutes in the National Agricultural Research System (NARS) under the Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR).

The Institute had the mandate to undertake research on coconut, arecanut, cocoa, cashew, oil palm and spices at the time of establishment. The research on cashew, oil palm and spices were later delinked from CPCRI to form separate institutes. The present mandate of the institute is to conduct research on coconut, arecanut and cocoa.

On the occasion of 100 years of Coconut Research a set of two stamps on ICAR-Central Plantation Crops Research Institute was released by Colonel S F H Rizvi, Postmaster General, Northern Region, Kerala Circle on 8th January, 2018 at Kisan Conference Agri Business Expo, Kasargod, Kerala organized to mark the silver jubilee of the Krishi Vigyan Kendra (KVK) and the foundation day of the Central Plantation Crops Research Institute (CPCRI).

Commemorative Stamps on ICAR-Central Plantation Crops Research Institute
Commemorative Stamps on ICAR-Central Plantation Crops Research Institute

Special Cover on the eve of 2nd Paryaya of Sri Sri Vidyadheesha Teertha Swamiji, Sri Palimaru Mutt, Udupi - 3rd January 2018.

His Holiness Sri Vidyadheesha Teertha Swamiji, after completing His paryaya poorva sanchara entered into Udupi. On the eve of 2nd Paryaya of Sri Sri Vidyadheesha Teertha Swamiji a Special Cover was released at Udupi on 3rd January 2018. (Special Cover Approval No. KTK/01/2018).

Special Cover on the eve of 2nd Paryaya of Sri Sri Vidyadheesha Teertha Swamiji, Sri Palimaru Mutt, Udupi

Courtesy: M. K. Krishnayya, Udupi

Special Cover on Late Dr. Shreenivas - the first cardiologist of India – 30th December 2017.

Late Dr. Shreenivas was trained at Harvard University with Dr. Paul D White, the father of modern cardiology. Dr. Shreenivas came back to India to start the first Cardiology Institute at Patna as its Founder Director. Later this institute came to be known as 'Indira Gandhi Institute of Cardiology. He used his cardiology expertise to develop ' Shreenivas 's E V Method of Identification', a novel method of personal identification based on ECG criteria. Dr. Shreenivas also developed 'Polypathy' a system of treating patients that integrates the best of care from various therapies - both eastern and western- in an effort to deliver personalized care to each patient. His deep belief in a higher power and his scientific background showed him a novel approach to global ethics and spirituality - something he coined as 'spiritometry' on which he delivered a speech in the Second Conference of the Parliament of World's Religions in Chicago in 1993. He penned several literary books as well.

A special cover was released on 30th December 2017 at Patna by Shree Satyapal Malik, the Governor of Bihar, to honor Late Dr. Shreenivas - the first cardiologist of India. (Special Cover Approval No. BH - 03/November 2017).

Special Cover on Late Dr. Shreenivas - the first cardiologist of India

Courtesy: Lalit K Mishra, Patna

Special Cover to Commemorate Completion of 50 Years on awarding Jnanpith Award to Rashtrakavi Kuvempu's Sri Ramayana Darshanam - 28th December 2017.

"Jnanpith" is an Indian highest literary award. The first prestigious Jnanpith Award for Kannada language was awarded in the year 1967 to famous Kannada writer "Rashtrakavi Kuvempu" (Sri Kuppali Venkatappa Puttappa) for his epic literary work "Sri Ramayana Darshanam".

Special Cover was released at Kannada Bhavana, Bengaluru to commemorate - Completion of 50 Years on awarding Jnanpith Award to Rashtrakavi Kuvempu's Sri Ramayana Darshanam on 28th December 2017.

Special Cover to Commemorate Completion of 50 Years on awarding Jnanpith Award to Rashtrakavi Kuvempu's Sri Ramayana Darshanam

Special Cover to Commemorate Completion of 50 Years on awarding Jnanpith Award to Rashtrakavi Kuvempu's Sri Ramayana Darshanam

Courtesy: Suresh R., Bengaluru

Special Cover on Vagdevi Vilas Institutions – 23rd December 2017.

Vagdevi Vilas Institutions (VVI) is a premier group of educational institutions founded by former scientist of ISRO, Shri. K. Harish, with the motto of "Education Beyond Academic Excellence". VVI emphasizes on experiential learning through various innovative and concurrent teaching techniques that synergize with a strong sense of culture and values. Over the last 14 years, VVI has evolved magnificently by offering KG-UG courses and is spread across Bengaluru and in Malaysia with a vision to evolve the students as future leaders of our Motherland. VVI is Blessed by Avadhoota Sadguru Sri Sri Bindu Madhava Sharma Swamiji, Belaguru, Hosadurga Taluk, Chitradurga Dist.

A Special Cover was released on Vagdevi Vilas Institutions on the occasion of 15 year of academic services of institution on 23rd December at Varthur (Bengaluru). (Special Cover Approval No. KTK/101/2017).

Special Cover on Vagdevi Vilas Institutions

Courtesy: Suresh R., Bengaluru

The proceedings of Philately Seminar held at Pune during Punepex-2017.

Philately Seminar ProceedingsThe proceedings of Philately Seminar held at Pune during Punepex - 2017 will be published on 15th Dec 2017. Cost of booklet is Rs. 300. Limited Edition. Please ensure your copy by paying in advance in the following account on or before 10th Dec 2017.

Payment may be credited in following account:
A/c Name: Secretary, Exhibition Sub Committee, Mahapex 2018.
A/c No.: 37285793421
Bank: State Bank of India, Main Branch, Pune
IFSC Code: SBIN0000454

Please send the details of payment and address by email at mahapex2018@gmail.com
For more details contact: Shri N S Yeola, ASP, RO Pune - (M) 7028007210

 

 

 

 


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