HP brings Strict Policy for Doctors

The State government has come out with a strict policy pertaining to postgraduate and super speciality medical courses. From now on doctors who wish to do their post graduate and superspeciality courses will have to sign a bond with the State. The bond will mandate a doctor to serve the State for four years including fisrt year field post. Besides this, the doctor will have to submit his/her MBBS degreeRead More


Himachal Pradesh Current Affairs August 2019 [Week 1]

Child Marriages prevented in Mandi Childline, a child-welfare related NGO, has prevented the marriage of 10 minors in Mandi district in the last six months. Childline NGO had issued its helpline number 1098 to help minors not to become a victim of child marriage. After collecting the required information, the Childline members make a surprise visit along with police persons to rescue minors from the clutches of offenders to preventRead More

Agrarian Distress

World Senior Citizen’s Day observed in HP

National Health Mission, Department of Health and Family Welfare, Himachal Pradesh is observing the World Senior Citizen’s Day on 21st August. National Health Mission, Department of Health and Family Welfare, Himachal Pradesh will be collaborating with HelpAge India Himachal Chapter to establish three Day Care Centres for Senior Citizen. These daycare centres for Senior Citizen will be established at Shimla, Mandi and Dharamshala.  In these daycare centres, various activities like physiotherapy,Read More

Dr. Ramesh Kumar Sen wins Himachal Gaurav Award

Dr  Ramesh Kumar Sen of Sundernagar in Mandi has been conferred with Himachal Gaurav Award 2019. Dr. Ramesh Kumar Sen has been working as senior director and head of the institute of orthopaedics surgery at Max Hospital, Mohali, He has been conferred the Himachal Gaurav Award by the HP Government for his outstanding services in the health sector. About Himachal Gaurav Award: Himachal Gaurav Purskar was started in the 1992.Read More

Himachal recorded Highest-ever rain [HP Current Affairs]

Himachal Pradesh received the highest-ever rainfall for a 24-hour period since records began almost 70 years ago. The huge rainfall caused the death of 21 persons and injured 12 at various places. Thousands of tourists and locals were stranded at various places in Lahaul-Spiti and Leh due to 3 cm of snow at Baralacha and Keylong, something which happened in August after 22 years. Met Department Director Dr Manmohan saidRead More

Bajjreshwari Temple Trust to donate Rs 1 crore[HP Current Affairs]

Bajjreshwari Temple Trust has decided to donate Rs1 crore to the Chief Minister’s relief fund. The decision was taken recently in a meeting of the trust which was chaired by the Kangra SDM Jatin Lal, who is also the Assistant Commissioner of the temple There also has been some opposition regarding this decision as there is a belief that the trust has failed to provide the basic facilities, which includesRead More

Water Sanctuary Programme to revive Chamba Springs [HP Current Affairs]

The GB Pant National Institute of Himalayan Environment and Sustainable Development Regional Centre at Mohal (Kullu) has launched the “Water Sanctuary Programme” in Chamba district. The Water Sanctuary programme is an innovative programme to revive the springs in the Himalayan region through technology and people’s participation. It is to be noted that Chamba district has been identified as one of the aspirational districts by NITI Aayog,  About Himachal Regional Centre:Read More

NGT orders State PCB to take action in 3 months [HP Current Affairs]

The National Green Tribunal (NGT) has directed the Central Pollution Control Board as well as the state pollution control board to prohibit polluting activities in the industrial clusters of Kala Amb, Baddi and Parwanoo within three months and furnish a compliance report. The National Green Tribunal has taken note of the adverse comprehensive environmental pollution index (CEPI), which encompasses the water and air pollution norms, in the industrial clusters ofRead More

HP Govt announces 4% DA hike [HP Current Affairs]

Himachal Govt has hiked Dearness Allowance of HP state employees and pensioners by 4%. The announcement was made by Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Sh. Jai Ram Thakur who was presiding over the 73rd Independence Day function at the historic Ridge Maidan in Shimla on 15th August 2019, The increase in DA would be paid retrospectively from January this year, providing an annual additional financial benefit of Rs 260 crore toRead More

Education Board Signs MOU to develop 2 Schools

The HP State Education Board has singed two Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with KCS Education Society, Kangra and Him Academy, Hamirpur at the Global Investors Meet in the presence of Suresh Bharadwaj (Education Minister). KCS Education Society Kangra will open a school at Ladraur in Kangra District and Him Academy, Hamirpur would open a school at Rakkar with the cost of Rs 15 and 50 crore respectively. The Minsiter informedRead More