Se-Tenant Stamps Indo-Soviet Friendship – India 1990.

Se-Tenant Stamps Indo-Soviet Friendship – India 1990.

A pair of Se-Tenant stamps were issued by India Post on 16 Aug 1990 to mark Indo-Soviet Friendship. The stamps featured Children’s Paintings. An FDC cancelled at 1 CBPO is listed.

Rupee One – “Life in India” by Tanya Vorontsova

Rupees Six- “Kremlin Red Square” by Sanjay Adhikari.

INDIA FDC ST INDO SOVIET
INDIA FDC Se-Tenant 1990- INDO SOVIET Friendship.

Indian Council of Agricultural Research – India FDC 1990.

Indian Council of Agricultural Research – India FDC 1990.

A Rupees Two stamp was issued by India Post on 31 Jul 1990 to mark the 60th Anniversary of ICAR. It is an autonomous body which is responsible for coordinating the agricultural education and research in India. It was established on 16 July 1929 at  Delhi. ICAR has 4 Deemed Universities,65 ICAR institutions, 14 Research Centres, 6 National Bureaux and 13 Directorates under its domain as on Jan 2020. An FDC cancelled at 1 CBPO is listed.

INDIA FDC ICAR
INDIA FDC 1990 – ICAR.

Tercentenary Birth of Khalsa– India FDC 1999.

Tercentenary Birth of Khalsa– India FDC 1999.

A Rupees Three stamp was issued by India Post on 09 Apr 1999 to mark the Tercentenary of Birth of Khalsa. An FDC cancelled at 1 CBPO is listed. Guru Nanak Dev Ji founded Sikhism in 1469 and on Baisakhi Day of 1699 Guru Gobind Singh introduced Khalsa Identity in Anandpur Sahib on the banks of river Sutlej. The stamp features Anandpur Sahib and Kesgarh Sahib Gurudwara. It is also one of the Five Takhts of Sikhs.

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INDIA FDC 1999-TERCENTENARY BIRTH OF KHALSA.

 

First Day Cover on Colleges – Sanskrit College Kolkata – India 1999.

First Day Cover on Colleges – Sanskrit College Kolkata – India 1999.

Sanskrit College in Kolkata was founded on 01 Jan 1824 by Dr H H Wilson. Pandit Ishwar Chandra Vidyasagar entered as a student in 1829, completed his studies in 1841 and became the First Principal of the College in 1851.

One stamp to mark 175 Years of Sanskrit College was issued on 25 Feb 1999. An FDC is listed.

INDIA FDC SANSKRIT COLLEGE
INDIA FDC SANSKRIT COLLEGE

Stamps on Indian Military Institutions – NDA Khadakwasla -1999.

Stamps on Indian Military Institutions – NDA Khadakwasla -1999.

The National Defence Academy (NDA) located at Khadakwasla near Pune is one of the first Joint Services Institution in the World to impart combined training to officer cadets of all the three services. Its foundation stone was laid on 06 Oct 1949. Among the Alumni of NDA are Three Param Vir Chakra recipients and 12 Ashoka Chakra recipients. NDA has produced 11 Chiefs of Army Staff, 10 Chiefs of Naval Staff and 4 Chiefs of Air Force Staff. The Three Present Chiefs of Staff of Indian Army, Navy and Airforce are all from the same course NDA and this the second time that all three Chiefs are from NDA. On 30 Nov 2019, the 137th Course Passed out. Colonel Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore who won a Shooting Silver Medal at 2004 Olympic Games is an NDA alumni.

A Three Rupee Stamp was issued on 19 Feb 1999 to commemorate 50 Years of NDA. A First Day Cover cancelled at 1 CBPO is listed. The stamp and FDC feature the main building of NDA known as Sudan Block in memory of Martyrs in Sudan during the East African Campaign.

INDIA FDC NDA
INDIA FDC NDA 1999.

Stamps on Indian Military Institutions – RIMC Dehra Dun -1997.

Stamps on Indian Military Institutions – RIMC Dehra Dun -1997.

The Rashtriya Indian Military College (RIMC) Dehra Dun is a Military School for Boys located in Dehradun. It is a feeder institution for National Defence Academy, Indian Naval Academy and Indian Armed Forces. It was started in 1922 and was then known as Prince of WalesRoyal Indian Military College. It was then a primarily Pre-Sandhurst training Institution.

A Two Rupee Stamp was issued on 13 Mar 1997 to commemorate 75 Years of RIMC. A First Day Cover cancelled at 1 CBPO is listed.

INDIA FDC RIMC
INDIA FDC RIMC 1997.

 

Euroasia Social Business Forum – Miniature Sheet Turkey 2013.

Euroasia Social Business Forum – Miniature Sheet Turkey 2013.

Euroasia Social Business Forum was organised in May 2013 in Istanbul Turkey. The forum lists its mission – is to create awareness to resolve socio-economic challenges by creating social changes on the basis of social business models. The Forum facilitates exchange of knowledge and best practices among social entrepreneurs, academics, students, investors, civil society and business leaders.

Ashoka is the first and largest social entrepreneur network which triggered social entrepreneurship in Turkey. Some Social Entrepreneurship from Ashoka Turkey fellows in Turkey are

Support for Women Work –  For Women

KA-MER -Adult Education & Equal rights for Families and Women.

Water Lily Women’s Cooperatives -Cooperatives for Childcare & Women

Networking for Nature Conservation in Turkey – Naturenet

Autistics Association – Children and Challenged.

A Project funded by UNDP with the title “Growing Inclusive Markets: Social Entrepreneurship cases in Turkey” lists several social entrepreneurship cases from Turkey like Genctur, AYDER, BUGDAY, KEDV.

Turkey issued a miniature sheet with two stamps on EUROASIA Business Forum on 23 May 2013. The First 1.10 Lira stamp shows a bridge and second 1.10Lira stamp shows a water drop.

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TURKEY MS 2013- EUROASIA SOCIAL BUSINESS FORUM 2013.