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India Security Press, Nasik Road functionally consists of two units, a Stamp Press and Central Stamp Depot. Stamp Press prints postal stationery, postal and non-postal stamps, judicial and non-judicial stamps, RBI/SBI cheques, Bonds, National Savings Finance Certificates, Indira Vikas Patras, Kisan Vikas Patras, Postal Order, Passports, Promissory Notes and such other security documents as may be required by the Central and state governments.Central Stamp Depot deals with the supply of finished products to the indentors.
Dec 11, 2010 15:12 IST
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India Security Press, Nasik Road functionally consists of two units, a Stamp Press and Central Stamp Depot. Stamp Press prints postal stationery, postal and non-postal stamps, judicial and non-judicial stamps, RBI/SBI cheques, Bonds, National Savings Finance Certificates, Indira Vikas Patras, Kisan Vikas Patras, Postal Order, Passports, Promissory Notes and such other security documents as may be required by the Central and state governments. Central Stamp Depot deals with the supply of finished products to the indentors. The Currency Note Press, Nasik Road now prints and supplies bank notes of rupees ten, fifty and hundred denomination. Security Paper Mill, Hoshangabad manufactures paper for printing bank notes and Non-Judicial Stamp Paper of higher denominations. Bank Note Press, Dewas consists of two production units, viz., main press for printing bank notes of the denomination of rupees twenty, fifty, hundred and five hundred and ink factory for the manufacture of security inks. Security Printing Press, Hyderabad was set up in 1982 for printing and supply of postal stationery to meet the demands of southern states, and that of Central Excise stamps to meet the demands of the whole country. Inland Letter Cards, Postcards and Embossed Envelops are also printed in the Press to supplement the output of India Security Press, Nasik. The Press is also printing non-judicial stamp papers of lower denominations.

There are four Government mints at Mumbai, Calcutta, Hyderabad and NOIDA. The main function of the mints is minting of coins to meet domestic requirements, gold and silver assaying and medals productions.