Commemorative Postage Stamp for Daly College, Indore

for Ministry of Communications | Date - 06-12-2007

A postage stamp to commemorate 125 years of the Daly College, Indore will be released at Indore on December 8, 2007. The Daly College was founded in 1882. However, the story started in 1869 when General Sir, Henry Daly was appointed Agent to the Governor General in Central India. Those days, the Indore Residency School which was hitherto running in the building of the East of the Indore Residency Post Office. This in 1867 was to be called the Indore Residency College with Mr. Aberigh-Macay, as the Principal.

Henry Daly retired in 1881, and it was decided to develop the separate classes for the princes into a full-fledged school and name it “The Daly College” with an independent building. The building was constructed by the Military Works Department. On 14th November, 1885, it was inaugurated by Viceroy Lord Dufferin.

The Daly College is affiliated to the Central Board of Secondary Education, New Delhi and trains students to appear for the All India Secondary and Senior Secondary School Certificate Examinations under the 10+2 scheme.

The Daly College has produced eminent persons who made a mark in different walks of life.

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