APS Cover Dec 2019 –Golden Jubilee 15th Engineer Regiment

APS Cover Dec 2019 –Golden Jubilee 15th Engineer Regiment

APS Cover issued on 23 Dec 2019 to commemorate the Golden Jubilee of 15th Engineer Regiment.

APS Cover Ser No 42/19.

APS CVR 42-19 15 ENGR
APS COVER DEC 2019- 15 ENGINEER REGIMENT.

APS Cover Dec 2019 –Diamond Jubilee 7th Battalion The Mahar Regiment

APS Cover Dec 2019 –Diamond Jubilee 7th Battalion The Mahar Regiment

APS Cover issued on 14 Dec 2019 to commemorate the Diamond Jubilee 7th Battalion The Mahar Regiment. It was raised on 10 Dec 59 as a “Machine Gun Battalion”.

APS Cover Ser No 41/19.

APS CVR 41-19 7 MAHAR
APS COVER DEC 2019 – 7TH BATTALION MAHAR REGIMENT.

APS Cover Dec 2019 – 15th Reunion of The Grenadiers Regiment

APS Cover Dec 2019 – 15th Reunion of The Grenadiers Regiment

APS Cover issued on 10 Dec 2019 to commemorate the 15th Reunion cum Biennial Conference held at Regimental Centre. The First Battalion of Grenadiers Regiment was raised.on 12 Nov 1779. The Regiment has to its credit Three Param Vir Chakras, Two Ashoka Chakras, Five Victoria Crosses, 39 Military Crosses among the many other Gallantry awards during its 250-Year-old history

APS Cover Ser No 40/19.

APS CVR 40-19 GREN
APS COVER DEC 19- THE GRENADIERS REGIMENT REUNION.

APS Cover Nov 2019 – Golden Jubilee 57 Mountain Division.

APS Cover Nov 2019 – Golden Jubilee 57 Mountain Division

APS Cover issued on 10 Dec 2019 to commemorate the Golden Jubilee of 57 Mountain Division. It was raised on 10 Dec 1969. During the 1971 Operations Lance Naik Albert Ekka of 14 Guards was awarded Param Vir Chakra. This Unit was part of the Division.

APS Cover Ser No 39/19.

APS CVR 39-57 MTN DIV
APS COVERS DEC2019 -57 MOUNTAIN DIVISION.

APS Cover Nov 2019 – Platinum Jubilee 10 Mech Inf Battalion

APS Cover Nov 2019 – Platinum Jubilee 10 Mech Inf Battalion

APS Cover issued on 03 Dec 2019 to commemorate the Platinum Jubilee of 10 Mechanised Infantry Battalion (20 Maratha Light Infantry). It was raised in 1949 as part of Baroda State Force. It was equipped with APC Skot’s during 1971 Operations and was awarded Theatre Honour “Bejai”.

APS Cover Ser No 38/19.

APS CVR 38-10 MECH
APS Cover Dec 2019 -10 Mech Inf Bn.

APS Cover Nov 2019 – The Sikh Regiment Biennial Conference.

APS Cover Nov 2019 – The Sikh Regiment Biennial Conference.

APS Cover issued on 01 Nov 2019 on The Sikh Regiment’s 38th Battalion Commanders Biennial Conference. the Regiment has to its Credit 81 Battle /Theatre Honours, 10 Victoria Cross, 02 PVC, 03 Ashok Chakra among many other awards. The Cover shows the Sikh Regiment Contingent marching during Republic Day Parade at Rajpath New Delhi.

APS Cover Ser No 36/19.

APS CVR 36-19 SIKH
APS Cover Nov 19 -The Sikh Regiment

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.