IIM Bangalore 50th Anniversary Celebrated with Commemorative Special Postal Cover by India Post
India Post releases a Commemorative Special Postal Cover to celebrate the Golden Jubilee of Indian Institute of Management Bangalore (IIMB). The special postal cover was launched during the school’s 48th Convocation celebrations on the IIMB campus. IIMB collaborated with India Post in designing the Commemorative Postal Cover, and some of the special covers have a cancellation mark, making them part of collectors’ items in philatelic clubs in India.
The Commemorative Special Postal Cover was unveiled by Ms. Kaiya Arora, IPoS, Director of Postal Services (HQ), Karnataka Circle, and presented to Dr. Devi Prasad Shetty, Chairperson, Board of Governors, IIM Bangalore, and Professor Rishikesha T Krishnan, Director, IIMB. Senior faculty members, including Prof. Rajendra K Bandi, Dean, of Administration, and Prof. Abhoy K Ojha, Head, Golden Jubilee Committee of IIMB, were also present at the event.
In his address, Dr. Devi Prasad Shetty emphasized the significance of IIMB’s evolution into one of the best management institutes in India, thanks to the founders’ vision. Prof. RT Krishnan highlighted that the launch of the special cover was the first of many activities planned for IIMB’s Golden Jubilee year. Kaiya Arora praised IIMB’s faculty, students, and facilities, and stated that quality education is essential to economic progress. She further stated that India Post works with the government to promote economic development, especially among marginalized communities, through Direct Benefit Transfers.