New X Definitives Series-By India Post-Issue Date:01.03.2009.

India post has issued the Six more stamps of new definitive series- the 10th Definitive series,These stamps are  on Gandhi – denomination 100P,Dr.B.R.Ambedkar,denomination 2ooP ,Satyajit Ray, denomination 300P, Homi Jahangir Bhabha, denomination 400P , J.R.D.Tata , denomination 1500P and  Mother Teresa,denomination 20ooP. These are available in sheet of 100 stamps &     70 Stamps.  Twelve stamps are likely to be released in this series called “ Nation Builders” series.Till today total 9 stamps has been released so far.Details of five stamps have been given earlier and now J.R.D.Tata Stamp has also come.

Jehangir Ratanji Dadabhoy Tata was a pioneer aviator and important businessman of India. He was awarded India’s highest civilian award, the Bharat Ratna in 1992.

One of the pioneering industrialists of India, Jehangir Ratanji Dadabhoy(J.R.D Tata ) was born in Paris on July 29, 1904. He became the chairman of the Tata Group in 1938. He saw the assets of the Tata Group climbing from Rs 62 crore (Rs 620 million) in 1939 to over Rs 10,000 crore (Rs 100 billion) in 1990.

Under him, the Tata Group diversified into a large number of sectors from airlines to hotels, trucks to locomotives, soda ash, heavy chemicals to pharmaceuticals, financial services, tea, air-conditioning etc. He was not only an industrialist, but was a pioneering aviator too and brought commercial aviation to India, besides being a patron of the arts and philanthropist.

He faced severe problems like foreign exchange crunch and severe government controls on big business, but all these could not deter him. He was a great leader and motivator. He encouraged entrepreneurs such as Sir Homi Mody, Russi Mody, Sumant Moolgaokar and Darbari Seth, and many others.

He formed the Tata Administrative Service and the Tata Management Training Centre , the Tata Institute of Fundamental Research, and was the longest serving member of the Atomic Energy Commission. He passed away in Geneva on November 29, 1993.

Date Of Issue:-01.03.2009.



Indian Stamps-Harakh Chand Nahata-By India Post

Stamps India-Harakh Chand Nahata

Shri. Harakh Chand Nahata  was a prominent Indian businessman and social leader.

He was the first person who started road transportation in the difficult and inhabitable terrain of Tripura. Handling the largest Railway Out agency in Tripura (Tripura Town out Agency) and establishing a large network of road transport at heavy costs and risks, he was instrumental in starting economic development and two way traffic to bring economic gains for the tribal people and the state of Tripura.

He contributed a lot for the development of cinema in Eastern India through his Technicians Studio. Calcutta, with which many internationally acclaimed directors like Satyajit Ray, Hritwik Ghatak & Basu Bhattacharya etc. were associated. Later, he turned a film financier and Realtor and was known as an honest and upright person in trade circles. Shri Harakh Chand Nahata encouraged many upcoming artists of films and performing arts with his sanguine advice, help and patronage. He was a great connoisseur of art and literature and secretly helped many budding artists, poets and writers. He spotted talents of writers and published many books at his own cost to encourage them including a Hindi monthly magazine. He was a prolific reader with a razor sharp analytical mind and compassioned heart.

Date Of Issue:-28.02.2009.