Survey of India, the principal mapping agency of the country is celebrating its 250th anniversary in year 2017. Origin of the survey of India can be traced back to Year 1767, when Major James Rennell was appointed as the surveyor General of Bengal. It is the oldest scientific department in India and one of the oldest survet establishments in the world. Survey of India also has the distinct honour of printing the first Postage Stamp of India and the first copy of the Constitution of India. The Survey of India acts advisor to the Government of India on all survey matters, viz geodsey, photogrammetry, mapping and map reproduction.
22-6-2017: Survey of India A commemorative postage stamp
SKU: INDC0900078231053 Category: Stamps
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