Institution of Engineers (India)

A commemorative postage stamp on the Diamond Jubilee of the Institution of Engineers (India) :

809-institution-of-engineers-india-stamp-1980Issued 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 watermarked adhesive stamp paper

Number printed : 30,00,000

Number per issue sheet : 35

Printing process : Photogravure

Printed at : India Security Press

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