Postal Stamp Image : WORLD POPULATION YEAR 0720 Indian Post
Stamp Issue Date : 14/08/1974
Postage Stamp Dinomination : 0.25
Postal Stamp Serial Number : 0720
Stamp Information : In te resolution 2683 (XXV) adopted on December 11, 1970, the United Nations General Assembly designated '1974' as World Population Year. The main objectives of the year were defined as- (a) improved knowledge of and information on population trends and prospects and associated factors; (b) sharpened awareness of poplation problems and their social and economic implications; (c) effective education on population, family life and reproductive functions through formal and other educational systems; (d) adoption and elaboration of population policies; and (e) exansion of international technical assistance to those countries which desires it and in accordance with their needs. This is an year of commitment of the world community to work towards ensuring a beter quality of like for man. The focal point of the observance of the World Population Year is the Population Conference that is being convened by the United Nations at Bucharest, Rumania in August 1974 at which it is expected that a World Ppulation Planof Action will be adopted by the participating nations. India's population, 548 million at the 1971 Census, constitutes about a seventh of the World population. India was among the earliest to recognise the population factor as an
Stamp Currency : P
Stamp Language : English
Stamp Overall Size : 3.91 X 2.90 cms
Postal Stamp Print Size : 3.56 x 2.5 cms.
Number of Stamps Per Sheet : 35
Stamp Perforations : 13 x 13
Postal Stamp Shape : Diagonal
Postage Stamp Paper : Unwatermarked P.G. Matt coated paper
Indian Stamp Process : Photogravure
Number of stamps printed : 30,00,000
Stamp Printed At : India Security Press
Indian Stamp's Color : Multicolour
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