A commemorative postage stamp on the SAARC Year of Shelter :
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
- 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.