S. B. Chavan

A commemorative postage stamp on Dr. Shankarrao Chavan :

2331 S. B. ChavanIssued by India

Issued on Dec 17, 2007

Issued for : The Department of Posts is pleased to release a commemorative postage stamp on Shri S. B. Chavan.

Credits :
& FDC : Brahm Prakash
Cancellation : Nenu Gupta

Type : Stamp, Mint Condition

Colour : Multicolor

Denomination : 500 Paise

Stamps Printed : 0.4 Million

Printing Process : WetOffset

Printer : Security Printing Press, Hyderabad

Name : Shankarrao Bhavrao Chavan

Born on Jul 14, 1920

Died on Feb 26, 2004 at Mumbai, India

About : 

  • As the Deputy Chairman of the Planning Commission of India from August 1981 to July 1984, he provided impetus to the development process.
  • He was also known for his contribution in irrigation projects like Jaikwadi Prakalp at Paithan, Vishnupuri Prakalp and Upper Painganga Prakalp.
  • Shri S. B. Chavan passed away on the 26th February, 2004, at the age of 84 years.
  • Text : Based on material provided by the proponent.

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