A commemorative postage stamp on the Centenary of the United Planters‘ Association of Southern India (UPSAI) :
Issued by India
Issued on Mar 26, 1994
Issued for : The United Planters’ Association is synonymous with the growth of plantation industry in Southern India. To commemorate the centenary of the Association, the Department of Post is happy to bring out a postage stamp which captures, in many colours, the products of this world of plantations. The First Day Cover shows the Headquarter building of UPSAI at Coonoor, Nilgiris, Tamil Nadu.
Design Credits :
Stamp : Shri Shanka Samantha
F.D.C. : UPASI
Cancellation : Smt. Alka Sharma, Artist, Dept. of Posts
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 Gr Coated Stamp Paper in sheets 50.8 x 53.5 cms.
Number of stamps Printed : One Million
Number per issue sheet : 35
Printing Process : Photogravure
Printer : India Security Press
- The voluntary socio-economic schemes operated by the Association include family welfare, health education, training on tea cultivation and horticulture through a Krishi Vigyan Kendra as well as education of small and marginal farmers on developments in agriculture technology.