Pharping Hydro-Electric Station

A commemorative postage stamp on the 75th Anniversary of Pharping Hydroelectric Station :

444-pharping-hydroelectric-station-nepal-stamp-1986Issued by Nepal

Issued on Oct 9, 1986

Issued for : The present stamp is issued to commemorate the 75th anniversary of this historic Power station.

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

Designer : M. N. Rana

Type : Stamp, Mint condition

Denomination : 15 Paisa

Colour : 4 Colours

Size : 42.5 mm x 26.5 mm.

Format : Horizontal

Paper : Unwatermarked special Stamp paper

Quantity : 3,000,000 (Three millions)

Sheet : 50

Process : Offset litho

Printer : Carl Ueberreuter, Vienna, Austria

About : 

  • The Pharping Hydroelectric Power Station, situated in the south of the Kathmandu valley was inaugurated on May 22, 1911. With the installation of this Power Plant for the first time in the history of Nepal, generation and distribution of Hydro-electric Power came into practice. The cost of this station was Rs. 7,13,273.00.

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