The club was launched by Dr Vinod H. Bhat, Vice Chancellor of Manipal University, with an objective of promoting and popularising philately and numismatics among the students, research scholars, alumni, staff and their family members. The launching ceremony was conducted at Interact Building, Ground floor, Manipal. Mr M. K. Krishnayya, a renowned philatelist, was the chief guest for the event. Mr Vishwesh K. (II year M.Phil. PSW, KMC, Manipal) was announced as the founder secretary of the club. The inauguration ceremony also followed a philately and numismatic exhibition during which two well-known philatelists and numismatists exhibited their collection.