India Post has released its mega stamp issue on means of transport on 25th March 2017. With a view to highlighting the journey of transportation since the invention of the wheel, possibly during the late Neolithic, the postal department has issued stamps on the theme ‘means of transport through the ages’. The stamps were showcased at the Heritage Transport Museum on Saturday. This includes 20 stamps,six sheetlets and four miniature sheets.
Around 20 postage stamps were released to provide a glimpse of the gradual progression in the modes of transportation in the country.
The series of stamps include a set of four stamps, each on palanquins, animal-driven carriages and carts, rickshaws and vintage cars. A mixed set of four stamps on public transport depicting buses, trams and metro were also released.