VELPEX 2012 :Special Cover’s

By Sreejesh Krishnan

Department of Posts, Tamil Nadu Postal Circle, Vellore conducted 2 days Philatelic Exhibition called Velpex 2012 from 05-02-2012 to 06-01-2012.  Two Special Covers released during this occasion. On 05-01-2012 a special cover on \’PARAGON OF PHILATHROPHY\’, Nawab C. Abdul Hakeem Sahib released.\"\"

On 06-01-2012 a special cover on \’CHRISTIAN MEDICAL COLLEGE, VELLORE\’, Serving the Natyion for 112 years released.\"\"

Dr. Ida Scudder opened a one-bedded clinic in Vellore in 1900.  her vision was to provide first class care women and children, from all walks of life.  The Christian medical college Vellore has grown from that seed into a 2,700 bedded hospital that trains doctors, nurses and allied health professionals with a special concern for the disabled and disadvantaged.  It is known the world over for its excellent facilities and high calibre staff coupled with compassionate care for all.

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