Isabella Thoburn College, Lucknow recently completed their 125th years. On this occasion a postage stamp was issued.
The college started its journey in the year 1886 under the initiative of the famous American missionary Isabella Thoburn. From its humble days of just a one single building, the college has gradually developed over 32 acres of sprawling campus area. The college is sponsored by the Women’s Society of the Methodist Episcopal Church to India and follows the ideal of “We receive to Give”. The ten pillars of the college signify the objectives of the college as it has excelled as one of the pioneers of women empowerment education in the continent. The IT college claims to be the oldest missionary college for women in Asia.