Postal Stamp Image : ASIAN REGIONAL RED CROSS EMBLEM 0841 Indian Post
Stamp Issue Date : 09/03/1977
Postage Stamp Dinomination : 2.00
Postal Stamp Serial Number : 0841
Stamp Information : The Indian Red Cross is hosting, in coopeeration with the League of Red Cross Societies, the First Asian Regional Red Cross Confeerence at New Delhi from March 9 to 16, 1977. On this occasion all the National Red Cross Societies in Asia are getting togather to have a closer look at their plans and progrmmes towards meeting the ever-increasing needs of the region. The Conference will be a distinct landmark in the history of Red Cross Movement in the region. For India and the Indian Red Cross the event is a historic one. In view of the importance of the Conference, National Red Cross Societies of other continents which are involved in the Red Cross, as well as International Organisations, including some of the specialised agencies of the United Nations, would also be represented. In all about 200 delegates and observers are expected to take part. The conference will consist of two Seminars- one on 'Pre-Disaster Prepareedness' and the other on 'Development'. The former will discuss, among other things, progress made towards establishing Red Cross Programmes hich are in readiness to face disasters and explore the possibilities of increasing regional cooperation in this field. The Seminar on 'Development' will review the existing Red Cross community services and identify priority reas of need with special focus on rural areas. It will also consider as to how the structure and organisation of Red Cross in the region can be strengthened furthur. The recommandations of the two Seminars will be studied by the Conference in plenary sessions ith a view to formulate practical steps towards the achievement of these goals. The Indian Posts and Telegraphs Department feels privileged to bring out a postage stamp to mark this important occasion.
Philatelic Stamp Description : The design of the stamp is symbolic based on the emblem of the First Asian Regional Red Cross Conference.
Stamp Currency : R
Stamp Language : English
Stamp Overall Size : 3.91 X 2.90 cms
Postal Stamp Print Size : 3.5 x 2.54 cms.
Number of Stamps Per Sheet : 35
Stamp Perforations : 13 x 13
Postal Stamp Shape : Vertical
Postage Stamp Paper : Unwatermarked adhesive stamp paper
Indian Stamp Process : Photogravure
Number of stamps printed : 20,00,000
Stamp Printed At : India Security Press
Indian Stamp's Color : Multicolour
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