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 Devi Ghat Hydro-electric Project

Devi Ghat Hydro-electric Project

A commemorative postage stamp on the Devighat Hydroelectric Project, cascade hydel power station of Trishuli power station :

Trishuli Hydropower Station, NuwakotIssued by Nepal

Issued on Dec 28, 1985

Issued for : In the present postage stamp brought out to enhance the concept of mutual cooperation gaining ground amongst countries of the South Asian Region a picture of this Hydro-electric project has been depicted.

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

Designer : M.N. Rana

Type : Stamp, Postal Used

Denomination : Rs. 2

Colour : 4 Colours

Size : 26 x 36 mm.

Format : Horizontal

Paper : Unwatermarked special stamp-paper

Quantity : 2,000,000 (Two Millions)

Sheet : 16

Process : Offset litho

Printer : Carl Ueberreuter, Vienna, Austria

About : 

  • Devighat Hydro-Electric Project with an installed capacity of 14100 KW, is located down-stream of the Trisuli Hydro power station. Water released from the tailrace is diverted into the conduit system comprising of channels and tunnels for power generation.
  • This hydro-electric project has been constructed by India under grant assistance at an approximate cost of Rs. 730 millions. This project was inaugurated by His Majesty the King on March 9, 1984.
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