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

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