Postal Stamp Image : EAR OF CORN 0866 Indian Post
Stamp Issue Date : 13/11/1977
Postage Stamp Dinomination : 0.25
Postal Stamp Serial Number : 0866
Postal Stamp Name : EAR OF CORN
Stamp Information : The biggest ever national agricultural exposition, know as AGRIEXPO 77 is being organised by the Trade Fair Authority of India at Pragati MAidan in New Delhi, from November 13 to December 13, 1977. Agriculture is the largest and most widely dispersed industry of India, generating employment opportinities for more than three-fouth of the country's population. The agricultural sctor accounts for nearly 50 per cent of the national income and sustains a substantial portion of export trade of India. AGRIEXPO 77 is projecting the rural sector in the totality, showing all its facets and providing glimpses into its innermost recesses also. The core complex is constituted by the displays aranged by the Ministry of Agiculture and Irrigation. Agricultural practices, research in gricultural sciences, fertilizer and other chemicals and improved varieties of seeds etc. are prominently featured here. Other participants include State Governments, Central Ministers and Departments, trade promotion bodies, firms and undertakings and four foreign countries- Afhanistan, Hungary, Japan and U.S.S.R. Among the major attractions of this Exposition are the Bullock Cart Square and the Rural India Complex. The Idian Posts and Telegraphs Department is happy to commemorate this national event by bringing out a postage stamp.
Philatelic Stamp Description : The stamp design depicts stylised version of grain stalk.
Stamp Currency : P
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 : Vertical
Postage Stamp Paper : Unwatermarked paper with all over 'Asoka Pillar'.
Indian Stamp Process : Photogravure
Number of stamps printed : 30,00,000
Stamp Printed At : India Security Press
Indian Stamp's Color : Olive Green
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