Himachal Solan Road

Chhaila-Solan Road Opens

Major congestion on the DHALLI- THEOG road has led to the opening of the CHHAILA -SOLAN road. The decision announced by the Education Minister Suresh Bharadwaj has come as a big relief for the apple growers and truck operators. The decision was taken in the backdrop of the reports that suggested that only 30 percent of the apple had reached the markets uptil now. The Chhaila – Solan road whichRead More

IGMC Shimla

Maiden Kidney Transplant in Himachal Pradesh

A joint team of doctors from All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi and Indira Gandhi Medical College (IGMCH) Shimla led by Dr. Virender Bansal, chief transplant surgeon from AIIMS, Delhi carried out a successful first ever Kidney Transplant operation at the IGMCH, Shimla. The IGMCH although have their own team of doctors to conduct the operations but the team from AIIMS was called for the purpose of guidanceRead More

Himachal Forests Current Affairs

Conference on Natural Resources held in Mandi

Mandi hosted the two day International Conference on Management of Natural Resources for Socio- Economic Development of Western Ghats. Govind Singh Thakur (Forest Minister) was the Chief Guest at the conference held in Vallabh Government College, Mandi . The Minister while addressing the media focused on the importance of management of natural resources for socio-economic development besides stating that the state aims at increasing the land under forest area uptoRead More

Rising Himachal Global Investor’s Meet

Early positive signs before the INVESTMENT SUMMIT to be held on November 7-8 at Dharmasala were witnessed at the Rising Himachal Global Investor’s Meet organised by the Himachal Pradesh Government at Chandigarh. The Chief Minister and the Industries Minister of the State accompanied various officials from the Himachal Pradesh Government. MoUs worth Rs 886 crore were signed between the government and various business houses. The Chief Minister on this occasionRead More

Himachal Pradesh lays down new Investment Policy

The Himachal Pradesh government has laid down a new investment policy dividing the state into three categories. The categories are based upon location, industrial development in the area, distance from the State border and overall backwardness. The industrially developed areas have been listed under Category A while the one’s still developing are kept under Category B. Category C constitutes of the Tribal areas earmarked as the industrially backward areas. CategoriesRead More

Suket Festival

5th Suket Festival Celebrated at Sundernagar

The Suket Utsav (festival) 2019 was celebrated at Sundernagar, Mandi. The two day cultural festival focused upon promoting local folk and culture and giving young artists a chance to display their talent. The center of attraction was a play “ Nar Singh Veer “ which displayed how the deities control the day to day lives of the local community. It was the fifth edition of the festival. The culture ofRead More

HP Chief Justice

Chief Justice of HP High Court launches Plantation Drive

The Hon’ble Chief Justice of Himachal Pradesh High Court Justice V Ramasurbramanian planeted a sapling of cedar tree and kicked off a plantation drive at 17 Mile Road, Kullu. He was accompanied by Justice Dharam Chand Chaudhary. The campaign was organised by the District Legal Service Authority in association with the Forest department. Similar campaign last year saw over 17 lakhs saplings being planted. Forests in Himachal Pradesh As perRead More

Himachal Pradesh G.K - HPAS

Cultural Festival Begins at JISPA

The tourist visiting Lahaul in the upcoming days will get to witness a glimpse of Lahaul- Spiti’s culture as the three day cultural festival has begun at Jispa in Lahaul -Spiti. The artist will showcase their talent and the native cultre in the form of local dance and songs. The festival is being organised by the Lahaul -Spiti Eco Tourism Society. ABOUT JISPA Jispa is a village in Lahaul andRead More

Census 2011 of Himachal

Mukhyamantri Harit Vidyalaya Abhiyan

The Mukhyamantri Harit Vidyalaya Abhiyan will start from August 9 to 16. The programme will be organised by the Himachal Pradesh Board of School Education and the Forest Department. The students of various schools would plant saplings to take on the devastating effects of global warming and saving the earth. ABOUT MUKHYAMANTRI HARIT VIDYALAYA ABHIYAN The Forest Department would educate children about the importance of forest and environment besides providingRead More