Vidyasagar College

A commemorative postage stamp on 125 years of the Vidyasagar College, Kolkata :

India Stamp 1998, Pundit Ishwar Chandra Vidyasagar, Metropolitan InstitutionIssued by India

Issued on Jul 29, 1998

Issued for : The Department of Posts is happy to bring out a special postage stamp on the occasion of 125 years of the Vidyasagar College.

Credits :
& FDC : Based on materials supplied by Vidyasagar College, Calcutta
Cancellation : Alka Sharma

Type : Stamp, Mint condition

Colour : Single Colour

Denomination : 200 Paise

Overall size : 3.91 X 2.90 cms.

Printing size : 3.55 X 2.54 cms.

Perforation : 13 X 13

Watermark : Imported un w/m Adhesive Gravure Coated stamp paper in sheets size 50.8 x 53.5 cms.

Stamps Printed : 0.4 Million

Number per issue sheet : 35

Printing Process : Photogravure

Printer : India Security Press, Nashik

About : 

  • TIt is also worth mentioning that the Dawn Society, which was established in 1902, from which The Jadavpur University developed subsequently, operated from this college building.
  • During its existence for last one hundred twenty five years, Vidyasagar college has made remarkable contributions to the country in the field of education, literature, sports, culture and above all, freedom movement. This is particularly relevant and worth remembering, when India is celebrating its 50th year of independence.

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