France issued self-adhesive 20g Priority Letter stamps featuring Paris Scenes.
Cite Universitaire Paris – It is a Private Park and Foundation established in 1925 providing general and public services, including the maintenance of several residences housing 6,000 students and visiting academics.
Banks of the Seine in Paris – On the banks of Seine in Paris are located some of the most famous monuments from Eiffel Tower to Notre Dame via the Place de la Concorde, but also the historic bridges that connect them. Both Banks are listed in the UNESCO World Heritage List since 1991.
The Catacombs of Paris are underground ossuaries in Paris France which hold the remains of more than six million people. It was created in 1810 to eliminate the city’s overflowing cemeteries. Since 2013 the Catacombs number among 14 City of Paris Museums.
The Fontaine de l’Observatoire is a monumental fountain located in Jadin Marco Polo in Paris with Sculpture by Jean-Baptiste Carpeaux (1827-1875). It was dedicated in 1874 and is also known for the Four Parts of the World Sculpture embodied by Female figures. The Four parts represent Europe, Asia, Africa & America.
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.
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.
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.
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 Post issued a set of 20 stamps in form of sheetlets on Means of Transport through ages on 25 Mar 2017. Four stamps each were issued on Palanquins, Bullock Cart & Horse Carriage, Rickshaws, Vintage Cars and Public Transport. Each series contains a stamp in Rs 5, 10 , 15 & 25 denomination.
A set of 20 Maxim Cards was also issued. Maxim Cards on Rickshaws are listed.