27 March 2018

New Special Covers

International Women's Day 

International Women's Day is celebrated across the world every year on March 8. 

WSSB Employees Association commemorated this event by releasing a special cover on International Women's Day 2018

 U.R.Rao - Archiect of India's Science Programme

Prof Udupi Ramachandra Rao, born in the year Neutron was discovered, went on to become the nucleus of India's Space Programme. As one who strongly believed in 'Science for the Society', it is not at all surprising that early space missions focused on weather forecasting, telecommunication and prospecting the rich natural resources of India, As Chairman of ISRO as well as of Space Commission, Prof Rao indigenously built the necessary rockettechnology for all the space missions. This spirit continues to this day. 
In recognition of his monumental work, the Government of India awarded the prestigious 'Padma Bhushana' in 1976 and the 'Padma Vibhushana' in 2017. 

Sri Siddeshwara Sankramana Jatra Centenary

Sri Siddeshwara Samstha was founded in the year 1898 and this institution is serving the society through its religious, social, academic and cultural activities. The institution has set up one "Go Raksha Kendra" and "Prashanth Ashram" in Kaggod Village on 31.03.2014. The institution is celebrating Sri Siddeshwar Sankramana Jatra, annual fair of Sri Siddeshwara Temple on Makara Sankranti day every year. The Centenary year of Jatra Mahothsav is being celebrated in 2018. 

-Suresh.R , Bangalore

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