Postal Stamp Image : TATA INSTUTE OF FUNDAMENTAL RESEARCH 1651 Indian Post
Stamp Issue Date : 09/02/1996
Postage Stamp Dinomination : 2.00
Postal Stamp Serial Number : 1651
Stamp Information : The Tata Institute of Fundamental Research (TIFR) was established in 1945 at the initiative of Dr. Homi Jehangir Bhabha. Since 1962 it is housed at Navy Nagar Campus in South Bombay. The Institute is proud to have produced many of the finest scientist of India who have been involved in seminal research in fields ranging from Mathmetics, Biology, Chemistry, Science, Physics and Science Education to some aspects of Public Health. There are at present above 400 scientists in the Institute working in various disciplines grouped into two major school: the School of Mathmetics and the School of Physics. The Homi Bhabha Centre for Science Education at Deonar, Bombay, The National Centre for Radio Astrophysics at Pune and The National Centre for Bioological Science at bangalore also form a part of TOFR activities.
Philatelic Stamp Description : The stamp depicts the building of TIFR with Dr. Homi Bhabha in the inset. Some of its installations figure on the first day cover. Courtesy: Tata Institute of Fundamental Research, Bombay. Cancellation : Smt. Alka Sharma.
Stamp Currency : R
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 : 0.6 million
Stamp Printed At : India Security Press
Indian Stamp's Color : Multicolour
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