Heartiest congratulations to Baroda Philatelic Society on its 40th Anniversary !!
40th Anniversary of Baroda Philatelic Society
Baroda Philatelic Society was established on 27th April, 1975, with 17 founder members. It is one of the oldest Societies in the state of Gujarat.
Baroda Philatelic Society completed 40 years of its existence on 27th April 2015. A function was organized to celebrate 40th Anniversary of Society on 3rdMay 2015 at Blue Lagoon Restaurant & Banquet, Vadodara.
Shri Vineet Mathur, Postmaster General, Vadodara Region and Shri Ganesh Sawaleshwarkar, Director, Postal Training Centre, Vadodara were present on the occasion as the Chief Guest and Guest of honour respectively. Shri Ashok Bayanwala, Senior Philatelist and honorary member of Society was also present on the dais with Shri Prashant Pandya, President and Timir Shah, Secretary of Baroda Philatelic Society. Function was well attended by members of society.
Shri Pandya brief about the society’s history and activities of society during last 40 years. Founder members, past presidents, vice presidents and secretaries of society were remembered on this occasion.
On the occasion a specially made Cake was cut by guests and one of the founder members of society Shri D. T. Desai. Latest issue of Vadophil, quarterly newsletter of Baroda Philatelic Society with multicolour title pages was released by the guests on the dais.
Shri Ganesh Sawaleshwarkar and Shri Vineet Mathur blessed the occasion and appreciated the activities of the society and congratulated all members for serving philately for the last 40 years. Shri Timir Shah, Secretary, Baroda Philatelic Society, conveyed vote of thanks. Function was followed by dinner.
Indian Winners at Taipei 2015 - 30th Asian International stamp exhibition
Mr Chander Singh , Dr KS Mohan
Abhai Mishra, Dinesh Sharma, Jeevan Jyoti
Avinash Sharma, Shubrajyoti Behra, Suyog Bora
Mast. Avinash Sharma. - Vermeil + Sp. Prize (Youth)
Mr. Abhai Mishra - Large Silver (Literature)
Mr. Dinesh Sharma - Silver (Literature)
Dr. K.S.Mohan - Silver (Traditional)
Mast. Shubrajyoti Behra - Silver Bronze (Youth)
Mast. Suyog Bora - Bronze (Youth)
Mr. C.D. Singh - Bronze (Literature)
Ms. Jeevan Jyoti - Bronze (Literature) Rainbow Stamp News
Mr. C.D. Singh - Bronze (Thematic)
News from Eastern India Philatelists’ Association, Bhubaneshwar
In a special meeting of EIPA held on 3rd May 2015, it has been decided to hold a special Philatelic Exhibition will be held on Nature and Environment during 26-28, December, 2015 at Bhubaneswar in active participation of Department of Posts. This will be the 3rd Eastern India Philatelic Exhibition and will be named as 'NATUREPEX-2015.
The exhibits relating to Flora & Fauna, Nature, Environment and other related exhibits will be displyed in the exhibition. The exhibition is open to the philatelists of Eastern India i.e. Odisha, Bihar, Chhatisgarh, Jharkhand, West Bengal, Assam, Manipur, Meghalaya, Tripura, Nagaland, Mizoram and Arunanchal Pradesh.
The exhibition will be competitive one consisting of 400 frames. 20 % of the total frames will be reserved for Youth categories. In absence of sufficient youth exhibits these will be filled up by other exhibits. The frame fee is rs.200/- per frame.
There will be three types of medals i.e. Gold, Silver and Bronze. Three special cover on nature and environment will be issued. The exhibition will be mainly in three groups i.e. Thematic on Nature, FDC,Special covers & Postal Stationery, Youth and School category all based on nature & environment.
It has also been decided to open about 30 dealer's Booths at the exhibition site. The detailed rules, prospectus and Logo of the exhibition will be released soon after getting confirmation from the Department of Posts.
- Ajit Kumar Dash, Bhubaneshwar