Food for Development

A commemorative postage stamp on the 10th Anniversary of the World Food Program :

273-world-food-program-nepal-stamp-1973Issued by Nepal

Issued on Jun 29, 1973 [15th Ashad 2030]

Issued by : His Majesty’s Government, Postal Services Dept., Nepal Philatelic Bureau, Kathmandu

Design : Issued to commemorate the 10th anniversary of the World Food Programme, the stamp, featuring an international emblem and a group of Nepalese peasants transplanting paddy plants, symbolizes our efforts to replace scarcity by plenty.

Designer : K. Karmacharya

Type : Stamp, Postal Used

Denomination : 10 Paisa

Colour : Raw Sienna and Dark Blue

Size : 4.06 x 2.28 cms.

Perforation : 14 x 14½

Paper : Unwatermarked adhesive paper

Quantity : 20,00,000 (2 million)

Sheet : 50 (Fifty)

Process : Photogravure

Printer : India Security Press, Nasik Road, India

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