A commemorative postage stamp on the SAARC Year of the Girl Child :

1990 SAARC Year of the Girl Child : Nepalese girlsIssued by Nepal

Issued on Dec 24, 1990

Issued by :
His Majesty’s Government
Postal Services Department
Nepal Philatelic Bureau

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

About : 

  • 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.