NEPAL POST on 2 April 2001 issued a single stamp marking the 50th anniversary of Radio Nepal. Pastmark cancellation originated from Kathmandu. Cachet depicts the Radio Nepal logo.
Radio Nepal started broadcasting regularly on 2 April 1951 with a 250-watt short-wave transmitter was used at initial time. . Initially it began with a radio station called Prajatantra (democracy) Radio from Bhojpur District in 1949. Shortly after the end of the Rana regime, the first government radio channel in Nepal, Radio Nepal was the only radio channel in Nepal for almost 45 years.