A commemorative postage stamp on the National Children’s Day 1998 :
Issued by India
Issued on Nov 14, 1998
Design : The Balika Samriddhi Yojana has been initiated by Department of Women & Child Development with the objective to empower the girl child. The design of the stamp depicts Meena, a symbolic girl child and the inscription “Empowered Girl – Empowered Society”, focusses attention on this very vital theme. The First Day Cover has a painting by a child emphasizing the role of education for children.
Stamp : Based on material supplied by Department of Women & Child Development, Government of India.
F.D.C. : C.R.Y.
Cancellation : Alka Sharma
Type : Stamp, Mint Condition
Colour : Multi Colour
Denomination : 300 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 in sheets 50.8 x 53.5 cms.
Stamps Printed : 0.7 million
Number per issue sheet : 35
Printing Process : Photogravure
Printer : India Security Press, Nashik
- The Government is implementing the National Plan of Action for the SAARC Decade of the Girl Child (1991-2000 AD) to assure equality of status for the girl child, laying down specific goals to ensure her survival, protection and development of the girl child while changing social attitudes and behavioural practices towards her.
- Text : Based on material supplied by Department of Women & Child Development, Government of India.