Report No. 231
Printing of adhesive stamps and stamped papers
1.13 Adhesive stamps and stamped papers are printed by the India Security Press, Nashik Road and the Security Printing Press, Hyderabad in various denominations. The Stamp Press unit of the India Security Press prints, inter alia, non-judicial stamps, court-fee stamps, nonjudicial stamped papers and impressed court-fee stamps. The Central Stamp Depot of the India Security Press deals with supply of finished products to the Central and State Governments.
The Security Printing Press set up in 1982 to supplement the output of the India Security Press to meet the demands of the whole country, inter alia, prints non-judicial stamped papers of lower denominations. Instruments or documents are written or typed on these stamped papers themselves; sometimes the stamped papers are annexed with the related instrument or document.