A commemorative postage stamp on the World Environment Day (WED) :
Issued by Nepal
Issued on 23rd Jestha 2035 corresponding to 5th June 1978
Design : This commemorative postage stamp issued to mark the World Environment Day depicts the Himalayan range as the source of water resources and identity of Nepal; ‘ankh‘, the Egyptian sign for life, which symbolises betterment of people’s lives; Sun for the source of energy; depletion of the vegetation causing land degradation; and forest for the protection, improvement of environment and utilisation of natural resources.
Designer : K. Karmacharya
Type : Stamp, Postal Used
Denomination : Rupee 1
Colour : Blue green and orange
Size : 3.90 x 2.90 cms
Perforation : 13 x 13
Paper : Unwatermarked adhesive paper
Quantity : 1,000,000 (One million)
Sheet : 35 (5 x 7)
Process : Photogravure
Printer : India Security Press, Nasik Road, India
- June 5 is the Day of the First UN Conference on Environment held in 1972 in Stockholm for underlining the importance of the environmental action for improving the quality of human life the world over. So this day is being celebrated as the World Environment Day.