Engineer's Day is celebrated every 15th of September in India to honour Sri. Visvesvaraya, who played a key role in India's modernization. He was a member of the Governing council of the Tata Iron and Steel company(TISCO) and the below card was issued for the TATA Steel's centenary year. The Tata group is well known globally due to their TCS (IT services) and their recent Jaguar-Land Rover acquisition. TISCO was established in 1907 and now has presence in 26 countries.
The stamp was issued to commemorate Golden Jubilee celebrations of Engineers India Limited - a wholly-owned GoI enterprise that went
public in 1996. They play a key role in Chemical and Petroleum industries.