Postal Stamp Image : ASIAN DEVELOPMENT BANK 1403 Indian Post
Stamp Issue Date : 02/05/1990
Postage Stamp Dinomination : 2.00
Postal Stamp Serial Number : 1403
Stamp Information : Asian Development Bank The Asian Development Bank was establshed in December 1966, bringing togather 47 nations - 32 from the Asia-Pacificregion and North America. It is a international partnership for providing development finance and technical assistance to the member countries with the objectives of making loans and equity investments for the economic and social advancement of the developing member countries; providing technical assistance for preparation and execution of development projesct and programmes and advisory services; promoting investment of public and private capital for development purpose and responding to requests for assistance in co-ordinating development policies and plans of member countries. The Bank's mainrole is to promote the economic and social progress of its developing member countries by lending funds and providing technial assistance. the Bank's highest policy making body is itsBoard of Governors which meets annually. Its Headquarters are located in Manila, Phillipines. India is one of the beneficiary member nation. In its lending programme for India so far, the Asian Development Bank has been mainly concentrating on development ofnational and state highways, ports, and highfreight railway routes; and telecommunications. The 23rd Annual General Meeting of the Asian Development Bank is being held in New Delhi from May 2 to 4, 1990. This is the first such meeting taking lace in India. The special stamp issues to commemorate this event. Text: Courtesy Ministry of Finance, Deptt. of Economoic Affairs.
Philatelic Stamp Description : The stamp depicts a shell heralding the commecement of this event, in the cultural tradition of India. The FDC depicts Red Fort, New Delhi, symbolic of the venue of the meeing. The designs have been furnished by the Ministry of Finance, Deptt. of Economic Afairs, based on art work done by Sh. Nitin Seth. Cancellation design is by Alka Sharma.
Stamp Currency : R
Stamp Language : English
Stamp Overall Size : 4.80 X 3.60 cms
Postal Stamp Print Size : 4.35 x 3.1 cms.
Number of Stamps Per Sheet : 20
Stamp Perforations : 13 x 13
Postal Stamp Shape : Vertical
Postage Stamp Paper : Unwatermarked adhesive Gravure coated stamp paper
Indian Stamp Process : Photogravure
Number of stamps printed : 15,00,000
Stamp Printed At : India Security Press
Indian Stamp's Color : Multicolour
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