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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


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