A commemorative postage stamp on the Diamond Jubilee of the Institution of Engineers (India) :
Issued by India
Issued on Feb 17, 1980
Issued for : Indian Posts and Telegraphs Department is happy to commemorate the Institution of Engineers (India) by issuing a special postage stamp.
Description of Design : The stamp symbolically depicts the eternal sources of energy which have been harnessed by the engineers for the benefit of mankind as well as developments in various fields of engineering.
The first day cover illustration designed by the India Security Press depicts the headquarters building of the Institution of Engineers (India) at Calcutta alongwith its crest.
The first day cancellation depicts geometrical divider and tee square with the wording “Institution of Engineers (India)” in Hindi and English.
Designed by : C. R. Pakrashi
Type : Stamp, Postal Used
Colour : Ultramarine Blue and Gold
Denomination : 30 Paise
Overall size : 3.91 X 2.90 cms.
Printing size : 3.55 X 2.54 cms.
Perforation : 13 x 13
Watermark : Printed on water–marked adhesive stamp paper
Number printed : 30,00,000
Number per issue sheet : 35
Printing process : Photogravure
Printed at : India Security Press
- The Indian Standards Institution is the offspring of this institution.