Himachal Pradesh

Nod to animal sacrifice at Kullu Dasehra

10/10/2017 | Culture of India | Festivals

After a three-year gap, Kullu Dasehra this time will witness age-old ritual animal sacrifice in restricted manner. The sacrifice was banned in 2014 by ...

State Forest Policy of Himachal Pradesh

3/10/2017 | Environment and Ecology | Biodiversity

The State Forest Policy of 1980 was to meet the peculiar forestry situations within the State (Department of Forest Farming and Conservation, 1980). T ...

HP compensation demand for losses due to hydropower projects

30/9/2017 | Indian Polity | Inter-State Disputes

The Supreme Court has asked Attorney General KK Venugopal to explore the possibility of an amicable solution to Himachal Pradesh’s demand for a huge c ...

Sainj Project

13/9/2017 | Geography | Energy

Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh laid stone for 100-MW Sainj Hydro-electric Power Project of HP Power Corporation Limited (HPPCL) at Sainj in Banjar sub ...

Kinnaur Project

13/9/2017 | Geography | Energy

Chief minister Virbhadra Singh inaugurated the first stage of Kashang hydel project in Kinnaur district. Highlights: The work on 195 MW (65X3) integra ...

CCEA approves creation of Intra State Transmission System in 7 States

8/8/2017 | Geography | Energy

The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) has approved the creation of an Intra-state Transmission System (ISTS) Key facts about intra-state Tr ...

Tribal women entitled to inherit property in accordance with Hindu Succession Act

8/8/2017 | Social Issues | Tribes

Himachal Pradesh High Court has ruled that the daughters in tribal areas in the state shall inherit the property in accordance with Hindu Succession A ...

ZSI to record climate change impact on animals in five Himalayan states

14/7/2017 | Environment and Ecology | Climate

The Zoological Survey of India (ZSI) has launched long-term 'monitoring studies project to document the effect of climate change on animal biodiversit ...

Kangra first ever district to geo-tag all assets under MGNREGA

18/6/2017 | Science Affairs | Information Technology

Kangra has become the first district in the country to geo-tag 100 per cent of the assets generated under the MGNREGA. Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh ...

Himachal Pradesh Government launches PEHAL, a vision document of the Shimla District

2/6/2017 | Social Issues | Education

Himachal Pradesh Government has launched PEHAL, a “vision document of the Shimla District administration for raising education standards. PEHAL is an ...

Swachh Himachal Padhai bhi, Safai bhi campaign launched

2/6/2017 | Governance Issues | Sanitation

Himachal Pradesh Cricket Association (HPCA) has launched ‘Swachh Himachal— Padhai bhi, Safai bhi’ campaign in Dharamshala. With this unique campaign, ...

Himachal Pradesh launches artificial propagation programme of mahseer fish for conservation

6/5/2017 | Environment and Ecology | Biodiversity

Himachal Pradesh fisheries department has started an artificial propagation programme for rehabilitation and conservation of Golden Mahseer fish. Unde ...

Himachal Pradesh becomes first state to launch green-concept based State Data Centre

6/5/2017 | Environment and Ecology | Climate

Himachal Pradesh became the first state in the country to have a State Data Centre (SDC), designed using green data centre concept. The SDC will offer ...

Himachal Pradesh Budget: 2017-18

21/3/2017 | Economic Affairs | Fiscal system

Himachal Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh presented Himachal Budget 2017-18 in which he announced schemes for government employees including contract em ...

India’s First CCTNS in Himachal

12/3/2017 | Security Issues | Internal Security

Himachal Pradesh has become the first state to link its police posts in various districts with Crime and Criminal Tracking Network & Systems (CCTNS). ...

HP Government launches RISHTA project

11/3/2017 | Geography | Energy

Himachal Pradesh Government has launched Rajiv Gandhi Illuminating Scheme for Hill Town Advancement (RISHTA) project, which is an efficient smart LED ...

India’s first electric bus service launched in Himachal Pradesh

8/3/2017 | Geography | Transport

India’s first electric bus service was launched at Rohtang Pass area in Himachal Pradesh. It is first of its kind electric bus service for tourist spo ...

Tamil Nadu, Himachal Pradesh and Tripura chosen for Krishi Karman Awards, 2015-16

8/3/2017 | Economic Affairs | Agriculture

Prime Minister Narendra Modi conferred Himachal Pradesh with the ‘Krishi Karman Award’ for its landmark achievement in showing highest production of f ...

UNESCO Natural Heritage Festival

18/2/2017 | Environment and Ecology | Biodiversity

The 2017 UNESCO Natural Heritage Festival was held at Great Himalayan National Park (GHNP) in Sairopa, Himachal Pradesh from February 11th to 12th. Th ...

Himachal Pradesh overtakes Kerala in learning outcomes: ASER

6/2/2017 | Social Issues | Education

According to Status of Education Report (ASER) 2016, students of Himachal Pradesh stand ahead of Kerala and all other states in terms of learning outc ...

Mukhya Mantri Gram Sadak Yojana

21/12/2016 | Economic Affairs | Infrastructure

Government of Himachal Pradesh has launched a new scheme for development of roads to connect villages across the state. The government has announced t ...

PM Narendra Modi inaugurates three mega hydro projects in Himachal Pradesh

20/10/2016 | Geography | Energy

Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated three hydroelectric projects (HEPs) with a generating capacity of 1,732 MW in Himachal Pradesh. All the three ...

Himansh, India’s remote, high-altitude station opens in Himalayas

20/10/2016 | Geography | geomorphological issues

A high altitude glaciological research station in Himalaya called Himansh (meaning a slice of ice) began functioning above 13,500 ft (4000 m) in a rem ...

Himachal Pradesh government amends Hydro Power Policy 2006

12/10/2016 | Geography | Energy

Himachal Pradesh cabinet amended Hydropower Policy 2006 in respect to transfer of shares by Himachalis to non-Himachalis. Now Himachalis can sell or t ...

Economic Census of Himachal Pradesh

12/10/2016 | Geography | Human Aspects

Sixth Economic Census of Himachal Pradesh was released by Himachal Pradesh government. The survey was started in 2012 and completed in two phases with ...

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