My Stamp – SNDT Women’s University – By India Post
SNDT Women’s Universityis the first Women’s university in India as well as in South-East Asia. The University was founded by Maharshi Dr. Dhondo Keshav Karve in 1916 for a noble cause of Women’s Education. The first five women graduated in 1921 from this University.
The University Headquarters is in Churchgate Campus, Mumbai and the other two campuses of this University are at Juhu, Mumbai and Karve Road, Pune.
Amazon India launched its services in India in June 2013. India Post is one of Amazon India’s prime carriers. Amazon India celebrated its third anniversary on 3rd June 2016. On the occasion a Customised My Stamp was released to signify 3 years of its relationship and celebrate the e-commerce marketplace’s third anniversary in the country. India Post is one of the prime carriers that Amazon India uses as a delivery channel in over 19,000 pin-codes through 155,000 post-offices which includes a majority of outlets in rural areas across all 35 states and union territories in India. Customised ‘My Stamp’ was released by Smt. Usha Chandrashekar, Chief Postmaster General, Karnataka Circle along with Amit Agarwal, VP & Country Head, Amazon India at Bangalore on 3rd June 2016. This is the first time that the Department of Post has released ‘My Stamp’ to commemorate a milestone with an ecommerce marketplace.
Amazon my stamp depicts a delivery boy with a carton labelled Amazon with ‘My Stamp’ words incorporated in the stamp design. The blank space beside the stamp is printed with ‘amazon.in’ and ‘3 years of delivering smiles’.
Velayudhan Chempakaraman Thampi , alias Velu Thampi Dalawa, was born in the village of Kalkulam , Kanyakumari District, Tamilnadu on the 6th of May 1765.He is best known for being one of the earliest individuals to rebel against British East India Company’s supremacy in India.
In his famous Kundara proclamation, in 1809, Velu Thampi made an impassioned plea to the people to rise up against the British. In the beginning, he had many allies including Paliath Achan, the Diwan of Cochin. But in the later stages he fought a lonely battle as his army stood no chance against the modern weaponry of the mighty British. At the brink of defeat, he chose to kill himself than submit to a humiliating surrender.
Stamps India-R. Sankar -By India Post (1909-1972) was an Indian politician and the third Chief Minister of Kerala. He was born on April 30, 1909 to Raman and Kunchali Amma in Kuzhikkalidavaka village in Kottarakkara. Though born in a large family and despite the not so favourable conditions, he was fortunate enough to get good education. His formal education began in the Puthoor Primary School and later continued in an English School in Kottarakkara.
Having started public life as a teacher and lawyer, he was drawn to politics with the birth of the Indian National Congress in State . The end of the Nivarthana agitation and the gradual growth of the State Congress, accelerated Sankar’s rise as a political leader. He participated in the freedom struggle and was arrested and put in jail. After India’s independence he focused his attention on strengthening the Congress party. Later, taking a break from the Congress party, he began to work in the Sree Narayana Dharma Paripalana Yogam. His work during this period served a great deal to bring backward class communities into the fold of the Congress party.
It is learnt that any new stamp is unlikely to be released till the General Elections are completed. However in case any news of any new release is received we shall keep our readers informed. Please keep watching this space for updates .