A commemorative postage stamp on the World Population Year :

WPY Emblem and PeopleIssued by Nepal

Issued on Aug 19, 1974 (corresponding to 2031 Bhadra 3)

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

Designer : K. K.  Karmacharya

Type : Stamp, Postal Used

Denomination : 5 Paisa

Colour : Two colour

Size : 28.65 x 28 mm

Perforation : 13 x 13

Paper : Unwatermarked gummed

Quantity : 2000000 (two million)

Sheet : 50

Process : Litho Offset

Printer : The Pakistan Security Printing Corporation, Karachi

About : 

  • “Existing difficulties in providing food, housing, education, medical attention and employment are going to compound themselves in accelerated ratio to population increase unless rational solutions are sought and action taken not when swollen populations are a reality but now. This is the real objective of World Population Year: ‘Action Now’.