India Tourism Year 1991

A commemorative postage stamp on the Indian Tourism Year 1991 :

1314 India Tourism Year [India Stamp 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 SamantCancellation 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

About : 

  • 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.

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