A commemorative postage stamp on the Silver Jubilee of Nepal Junior Red Cross (NJRC) :
Issued by Nepal
Issued on Sep 4, 1991
Issued for : The present postage stamp brought out on the occasion of the Nepal Junior Red Cross “Silver Jubilee” 1991, depicts the logo of the Nepal Junior Red Cross.
Issued by : His Majesty’s Government, Postal Services Department, Nepal Philatelic Bureau, Kathmandu
Designer : Mr. Mohan Rana
Type : Stamp, Postal Used
Denomination : 60 Paisa
Colour : 2 colours
Size : 31 x 24.5 mm
Format : Horizontal
Paper : Special stamp paper
Quantity : 2,000,000 (Two millions)
Sheet : 50
Process : Offset
Printer : Austrian Government Printing Office, Vienna, Austria
- Nepal Junior Red Cross (NJRC) was established on 5th March, 1965. It is working as a Youth wing of Nepal Red Cross Society. The motto of Junior Red Cross is “I Serve.”
- There are more than 300,000 members in near about 1545 schools of the kingdom of Nepal. NJRC Circles have been undertaking various health activities and provide assistance to the disaster victims, run first aid programmes, afforestation, sanitation, drinking water projects etc. The NJRC organises various competitions and Nepalese Junior Members exchange handicrafts, gifts, greeting cards etc with other juniors of the world under international friendship and understanding development programmes. Through different programmes NJRC disseminate the Red Cross principles and international humanitarian law among the students and community members where they live.
- This year, NJRC has celebrated its Silver Jubilee with the theme “Red Cross at the Doorsteps”.