Postal Stamp Image : D.A.V 1375 Indian Post
Stamp Issue Date : 27/06/1989
Postage Stamp Dinomination : 1.00
Postal Stamp Serial Number : 1375
Postal Stamp Name : D.A.V
Stamp Information : D.A.V. Centenary D.A.V. Institutions all over the country are known for bringing out the best i students and for imbiibing in them a scense of dedication, patritism and descipline. The contribution of D.A.V. Movement towards the field of education and social reforms are worth mentioning. Maharishi Dayanand, the founder of the reformist movement of Arya Samaj, believed that only education can awaken society. On his death the D.A.V. Movement was started in his emory in 1885. The first D.A.V. School was established in Lahore on 1st Hune 1886, later upgraded to a college in 1889. Since then the movement has marched from stregth to stregth, playing an important role in transforming the Indian psyche towards a modern outlook. At present 125 degree colleges are being run in the country by the Arya Samaj Organisation. About 30 lakh students receive education every year. The emphasis has always been on the integrated development of the personality of the pupils. Since 1981, the society has expanded its field of educational activity by starting various job-oriented courses, like Rural Development, Journalism, Mass Communication, Computers and Management. text: Based on material given by D.A.V. Movement Centenary Celebration Organising Committee.
Philatelic Stamp Description : The stamp has been designed by India Security Press, Nashik Road. The first day cover and cancellation by Smt. Alka Sharma.
Stamp Currency : P
Stamp Language : English
Stamp Overall Size : 3.91 X 2.90 cms
Postal Stamp Print Size : 3.55 X 2.5 cms.
Number of Stamps Per Sheet : 35
Stamp Perforations : 13 x 13
Postal Stamp Shape : Horizontal
Postage Stamp Paper : Unwatermarked adhesive Gravure coated stamp paper
Indian Stamp Process : Photogravure
Number of stamps printed : 15,00,000
Stamp Printed At : India Security Press
Indian Stamp's Color : Multicolour
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