Submitted by alvin on Mon, 2016-03-21 19:13 Bengaluru: India Post released a customised commemorative stamp on Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) in recognition of the company’s 75 years of service to the nation in Bengaluru on Monday. The stamp was released at a programme by Usha Chandrashekhar, Chief Post Master General, Karnataka Circle, and VM Chamola, Director (HR), HAL, in the presence of senior officials from both the organisations. Speaking on the occasion, Chandrashekhar said “it is the first time India Post is coming out with customized ‘My Stamp’ and HAL is the first organisation to have it. The tag line ‘HAL: the force behind the forces’ for its Platinum Jubilee logo aptly represents HAL’s contribution to the nation’s defence forces."Speaking on the occasion Chamola said, “HAL had organised several events in the past few months as part of Platinum Jubilee celebrations. The stamp depicts HAL’s special 75-year logo that signifies HAL’s journey in the past 75 years. The special logo depicts HAL’s first indigenous aircraft program from HT-2 to Light Combat Aircraft (LCA) – Tejas. The logo also reflects HAL’s rotary wing capabilities by displaying a watermark of HAL’s star performer Advanced Light Helicopter (ALH) – Dhruv. The rays emanating from the centre signify the progress and the growth of the Company throughout its long history. The tricolor salutes HAL’s spirit and association of service to the nation."