Money Printing Machine of Rana Dynasty

The money printing machine used on olden days are remained unused now at shrimehar gun, salleri Dhankuta.

The first batch of Nepal’s 1,000-rupee notes, printed by a Chinese company. The notes were printed by China Banknote Printing and Minting Corporation (CBPM), a Chinese state-owned company under the direct leadership of the People’s Bank of China. The 28.4 billion Nepalese rupees, packed in green boxes, were safely transported to Nepal from Nanchang.

Li Zheng, general manager of Nanchang Banknote Printing Company, a branch of CBPM, pointed out that the whole printing process is localized, including materials and technology. The notes were printed in the same workshop as Chinese RMB are produced.

It was used to print money during the rana regime.