A commemorative postage stamp on the Indian Tourism Year – 1991 :
Issued by India
Issued on Nov 15, 1991
Issued for : The Department of Posts feels proud to make its contribution to this national effort by issuing a special postage stamp on this occasion.
Description of Design : The stamp is based on the art work provided by the Department of Tourism. The First Day Cover has been designed by Shri Sankh Samant. Cancellation has been designed by Mrs. Alka Sharma.
Type : Stamp, Postal Used
Colour : Multi Colour
Denomination : 650 Paise
Overall size : 3.91 x 2.90 cms.
Printing size : 3.55 x 2.54 cms.
Perforation : 13 x 13
Paper : Imported Un W/M adhesive Gravure Coated Stamp Paper
Number Printed : 10,00,000
Number per issue sheet : 35
Printing Process : Photogravure
Printed : India Security Press
- At present, tourism ranks among the 3 major export industries in the world. So the political and economic status of tourism is indeed very high.
- In order to promote all parts of India as tourist destinations, the emphasis during the year has been on projecting new tourist destinations and activities, promotion of shopping as a major attraction, promoting India as a major convention/conference centre and highlighting its sustainability as an all year-round destination.
- Text : Courtesy Department of Tourism.