India on SAARC Year of Shelter 1991

A commemorative postage stamp on the SAARC Year of Shelter :

1317 SAARC Year of Shelter [India Stamp 1991]Issued by India 

Issued on Dec 7, 1991

Issued for : Against this background, a special postage stamp is being brought out to commemorate the SAARC Year of Shelter and to focus attention on the efforts of the Government to provide housing to different income groups.

Description of Designs : The stamp and the first day cover have been designed by Shri Narendra Srivastav and the cancellation by Ms. Nenu Gupta.

Type : Stamp, Postal Used

Colour : Two Colour

Denomination : 400 Paise

Overall size : 3.91 x 2.90 cms.

Printing size : 3.55 x 2.54 cms.

Perforation : 13 x 13

Paper : Indigenous Un W/M Gravure Coated Gummed Stamp Paper

Number Printed : 10,00,000

Number per issue sheet : 35

Printing Process : Photogravure

Printed : India Security Press

About : 

  • Increased flow of housing finance is arranged through the National Housing Bank, HUDCO and a network of housing finance institutions. The Government has also announced a scheme for mobilising black money through the National Housing Bank for schemes of slum improvement and low income housing.

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