Kulekhani Hydro Electric Project

A commemorative postage stamp on the Kulekhani Hydroelectric Project on the Kulekhani River in Nepal :

Kulekhani Reservoir (Dam) : Indra SarobarIssued by Nepal

Issued on Dec 2, 1982

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

Design : In this stamp the picture of the lake “Indra Sarobar” named after Her late Royal Highness Crown Princess Indra Rajyalaxmi Devi Shah has been depicted.

Designer : M. N. Rana

Type : Stamp, Postal Used

Denomination : Rs. 2/-

Colour : 4 Colours

Size : 26 x 36 mm.

Perforation : 13¾ x 13¾

Format : Horizontal

Paper : Unwatermarked special stamp paper

Quantity : 1,500,000 (One and a half million)

Sheet : 50

Process : Offsetlitho

Printer : Carl Ueberreuter Druck Und Verlag M. Salzer Aktiengesellshaft, Vienna, Austria

About : 

  • The Kulekhani Hydro-electric Project is the biggest Hydro-electric project ever built in Nepal. Its generating capacity of 60,000 kilowatt is expected to meet, to a large extent, the power requirement of the Kingdom. A beautiful lake has been built with a storage capacity of 85.3 million cubic metre of water, by the construction of a 114 metre high dam.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *