Postal Stamp Image : CHILDREN 1424 Indian Post
Stamp Issue Date : 14/11/1990
Postage Stamp Dinomination : 1.00
Postal Stamp Serial Number : 1424
Postal Stamp Name : CHILDREN
Stamp Information : Children's Day The Universal Children's Day is observed on the birth day of late Shri Jawaharlal Nehru, a great lover of children. This day reminds us that children need us and they should be a focus of all our activities. Though there has been consistent effort on the part of Government of India, after adoption in 1974 of the National Policy for Children, to provide for an integrated approach to child Development, even then a greater emphasis has been laid on the subject by adopting the theme "Survival and Development of Children- First Call of Society" selected for this year. To achieve this Governmet has launched many programmes such as Integrated Child Development Services, Balwadi Nutrition Programme, Scheme for Children In Need and Care and Protection etc. etc. Out of these ICDS is the largest and most comprehensive programme providing a package of services to children and nusring as well as exceptant MOTHERS. A National Programme for control of diarrhoeal diseases- "The Achievement of Goal of Universal Immunisation For All by 1990" - oral re-hudration therapy have been taken up in all re-hydration therapy have been taken up in all districts of the country which would reduce child morality. National Policy for Education adopted in 1986 has laid highest prority to primary education and has given thrust to elementary education by placing emphasis of universal enrollment and retention of children up to 14 years age. It is proposed that by 1990-95 all children would be provided free and compulsory education up to 14 years of age. All kinds of media channels have been engaged to create awareness for child survival and development. The release of this postage stamp will further create awareness amongst the masses to remind them for the care of the child. To commemorate the occasion the Department of Posts is happy to issue a special stamp. text: Courtesy: Ministry of Human Resources Development.
Philatelic Stamp Description : Stamp is based on the painting titled Doll and Cat by a three years old child Subhash Kumar Nagarajan of madurai; FDC is based on the painting titled Tiger in a Jungle by a 9 years old child Karan Arya of Ahmedabad, Cancellation is designed by Ms. Nenu Gupta.
Stamp Currency : R
Stamp Language : English
Stamp Overall Size : 3.91 X 2.90 cms
Postal Stamp Print Size : 3.55 X 2.5 cms.
Number of Stamps Per Sheet : 35
Stamp Perforations : 13 x 13
Postal Stamp Shape : Horizontal
Postage Stamp Paper : Unwatermarked adhesive Gravure coated stamp paper
Indian Stamp Process : Photogravure
Number of stamps printed : 10,00,000
Stamp Printed At : India Security Press
Indian Stamp's Color : Multicolour
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