A commemorative postage stamp on the Birth Centenary of Satyendranath Basu :
Issued by India
Issued on Jan 1, 1994
Issued for : The Department of Post issues is happy to pay homage through this commemorative postage stamp to this great Indian scientist.
Stamp, FDC & Cancellation : S.N. Bose National Centre for Basic Sciences, Calcutta
Type : Stamp, Mint Condition
Colour : Single Colour
Denomination : 100 Paise
Overall size : 3.91 x 2.90 cms.
Printing size : 3.55 x 2.54 cms.
Perforation : 13 x 13
Paper : Indigenous Un W/M Adhesive Coated Stamp Paper
Number of stamps Printed : 0.6 Million
Number per issue sheet : 35
Printing Process : Photogravure
Printer : India Security Press
Name : Satyendra Nath Bose
Born on Jan 1, 1894 at Calcutta, Bengal Presidency, British India
Died on Feb 4, 1974 at Calcutta, India
- He had active interest in instrumentation and fabrication of scientific equipment.
- As a teacher he was highly revered and loved by his students. He trained and encouraged many youth for scientific research. His deep conviction about one’s mother tongue being the only appropriate medium for propagating science among the people in general, led to his setting up the Bangiya Bijnan Parishad (Science Association of Bengal). He was an ardent admirer of art & music also and he himself was a good esraj player.
- He held various important positions including the post of Vice Chancellor, Visva Bharati, and he was a National Professor of Physics. He was made a fellow of the Royal Society (London) in 1958 and was honoured with Padma Vibhushan in 1954. He was also a nominated member of the Rajya Sabha during the years 1952-58.
- Text source : S.N. Bose National Centre for Basic Sciences, Calcutta.