A commemorative postage stamp on the Golden Jubilee of College of Military Engineering, Kirkee (CME) :
Issued by India
Issued on Nov 8, 1993
Issued for : The Golden Jubilee of the College is being celebrated this year. Department of Posts, has been privileged to honour premier institutions which have contributed immensely to the progressive strides made by the Country’s defence forces. The CME is one such institution and the commemorative stamp is being issued on 8th November 1993 to mark the occasion.
Type : Stamp, Postal Used
Colour : Multi Colour
Denomination : 200 Paise
Overall size : 3.91 x 2.90 cms.
Printing size : 3.55 x 2.54 cms.
Perforation : 13 x 13
Paper : Imported un W/M adhesive gravure coated stamp paper in sheets 50.8 x 53.5 cms.
Number of stamps Printed : 1 Million Each
Number per issue sheet : 35
Printing Process : Photogravure
Printer : India Security Press
- This premier institution is the nucleus of all Military Combat Engineering Studies in India, where in addition to training in various Combat Engineering disciplines, tests and trial of new equipment and stores, routine and specialised tests on engineering materials used in new projects, study of latest techniques in military combat engineering are being carried out.
- The College provides facilities in almost every sport, i.e. Hockey, Football, Basketball, Volleyball, Squash, Badminton, Tennis, Golf, Cricket, Swimming, Rowing, Yachting and Hang Gliding. The young officers are given initial training and encouragement to develop the interest in sports. Today there are number of officers and other rank of the Corps who have participated in Olympics, Asian games and other competitions at International and National level and brought laurels to the College and the Corps. Standard of Sportsmen and the facilities have been recognised at the National level. Presently the Indian teams for Rowing and Yachting are being trained at the College.
- Text : College of Military Engineering, Kirkee.