The authorities plans to print postal stamps, excise responsibility stickers, and educational credentials with the machine.
The authorities has estimated the machine will value Rs 800 million, however importing it may well save Rs 9 billion yearly, informs Bikal Paudel, the manager director of the Security Printing Centre.
“Once the machine is imported, it’s going to take round one yr to put in and put together for the operation. We will put together the IT Park in Banepa to put in this machine.”
Paudel assures there is not going to be any human useful resource disaster to function the machine.
Earlier in February final yr, an audiotape had leaked out, during which the then communications minister Gokul Baskota had demanded Rs 740 million fee from the agent of a Swiss firm, KBA-Notasys, to present his aspect a contract to ascertain a safety printing press in Nepal. The controversy had value Baskota his ministerial job.