A commemorative postage stamp on the SAARC Year of the Girl Child :
Issued by Nepal
Issued on Dec 24, 1990
Issued by : His Majesty’s Government, Postal Services Department, Nepal Philatelic Bureau, Kathmandu
Design : Present postage stamp which has been brought out to commemorate the 1990 SAARC Year of the Girl Child depicts the different activities of the girl child.
Designer : K. Karmacharya
Type : Stamp, Postal Used
Denomination : 4.60 Rupee
Colour : 6 Colours
Size : 38.99 x 29.16 mm
Format : Horizontal
Paper : Coated stamp paper
Quantity : 1,000,000 (One million)
Sheet : 50
Process : Lithographic
Printer : Harrison and Sons Limited, England
- The Fourth Summit of the Heads of State or Governments of the SAARC countries held in Islamabad, Pakistan decided to declare 1990 as the SAARC Year of the Girl Child. It aims at giving priority to develop the needs of the girl child laying emphasis on literacy, health and child welfare activities.
- In this context, various programmes have been in operation in Nepal to improve the quality of life of Nepalese girls.