A commemorative postage stamp on Dr. Shankarrao Chavan, 5th Chief Minister of Maharashtra (1975-77, 1986-88) :
Issued on Dec 17, 2007
Issued for : The Department of Posts is pleased to release a commemorative postage stamp on Shri S.B. Chavan.
Stamp & FDC : Brahm Prakash
Cancellation : Nenu Gupta
Type : Stamp, Mint Condition
Colour : Multi color
Denomination : 500 Paise
Stamps Printed : 0.4 Million
Printing Process : Wet–Offset
Printer : Security Printing Press, Hyderabad
Name : Shankarrao Bhavrao Chavan
Born on Jul 14, 1920
Died on Feb 26, 2004 at Mumbai, India
- 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.