Complete Set of 2 nos of postage stamp on the 50th Anniversary of the United Nations :
Issued by India
Issued on Jun 26, 1995
Issued for : The Deptt. of Post is privileged to issue a set of two commemorative postage stamps on the occasion.
Stamp : Shri C. R. Pakrashi
F.D.C. : Ministry of External Affairs, (UN Division)
Cancellation : Smt. Alka Sharma
Type : Stamps, Postal Used
Watermark : No
Colour : Multi Colour
Denomination : 100 & 600 Paise
Stamp Overall Size : 2.90 x 3.91 cms.
Stamp Print Size : 2.54 x 3.55 cms.
Perforation : 13.5 x 13.5
Paper : Matt Chromo Indigenous
Stamps Printed : 1 Million Each in sheets of 40
Printing Process : Photo Offset
Printer : Calcutta Security Printers Limited, Kanpur
- This solemn pledge has been honoured with full dedication in word and in deed. India has been an active participant in the UN Peace–Keeping Operations. This participation, for which India is uniquely qualified as a peace-loving nation, has contributed to international stability and security.
- Eradicating poverty, providing employment and creating a just, fair and equitable international economic order are prime concerns of the international community. As a developing country, devoted to social uplift, India was happy to add its effort to the United Nations and the international community focussing its energies on these crucial issues during the World Summit for Social Development.
- India has been playing an active role in the UN‘s activities to promote global co-operation to prevent environmental degradation and promote sustainable growth.
- India welcomed the decision of the United Nations General Assembly to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the UN in an appropriate manner, in furtherance of the theme “we the peoples of the United Nations, …. united for a better world” and a high-powered National Committee was established to oversee the commemorative activities planned in India.
- Text Source: MEA (UN Division)