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Himachal Pradesh launched PEHAL programme for Shimla district

Published on: 23-MAY-2016
Important for Exam: 3 people agreed

Under the programme, five thrust areas were identified that have a direct bearing on the lives of the people in the district.

Himachal Pradesh begins artificial propagation programme of Golden Mahseer fish for conservation

Published on: 23-MAY-2016
Important for Exam: 2 people agreed

A hatchery with an outlay of 6 crore rupees has been set up at Machhial near Joginder Nagar town in Mandi district to rear the mahseer. The hatchery-reared juveniles would be released into the rivers and reservoirs.

Himachal High Court issued notice to Union and State on declaring Monkeys as Vermin

Published on: 20-APR-2016
Important for Exam: 5 people agreed

The notice was issued by a division bench of Chief Justice Mansoor Ahmad Mir and Justice Tarlok Singh Chauhan while hearing a plea in this regard filed by animal activist Rajeshwar Singh Negi.

Himachal Pradesh government released Sixth Economic Census report

Published on: 28-MAR-2016
Important for Exam: 11 people agreed

Growth rate in number of establishments has been recorded nearly 60 percent more in comparison to fifth census held in 2005.

Himachal Pradesh to spend 15 crore rupees on Swachh Bharat Mission in Kinnaur

Published on: 02-FEB-2016
Important for Exam: 26 people agreed

The funds will be utilized on capacity building and organizing of workshops for awareness.

Himachal Pradesh became first state to launch Rotavirus vaccination project

Published on: 04-DEC-2015
Important for Exam: 26 people agreed

The project was launched by the state Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh at Dharamsala in Kangra district.

Himachal Pradesh organised organic fair and food festival to boost organic farming

Published on: 08-SEP-2015
Important for Exam: 8 people agreed

The fair was organised with an aim to popularise organic farming in the state where 90 percent of the population is residing in rural areas and 79 percent families are dependent on agriculture.

Himachal Pradesh Government launched RISHTA project

Published on: 21-AUG-2015
Important for Exam: 56 people agreed

In this project, a total of 63484 street lights will be replaced with LEDs in all the Urban Local Bodies to achieve 45 to 55 percent energy savings.

Himachal to make Sanskrit mandatory in government schools

Published on: 19-AUG-2015
Important for Exam: 12 people agreed

Himachal Sanskrit Academy was directed to complete the formalities to take over Tungesh Sanskrit College at Cheog, so that it could be run in a better way.

Union Government approved Shimla drinking water project for World Bank funding

Published on: 30-JUN-2015
Important for Exam: 16 people agreed

The project would help the people of Shimla and adjoining Special Planning Area of chronic water shortage problem and also sewerage connectivity.

HP High Court asked state government to establish separate homes for differently-abled people

Published on: 06-JUN-2015
Important for Exam: 2 people agreed

The court directed Principal Secretary (Social Justice and Empowerment) to release adequate funds for the purpose within eight weeks and asked state government to complete the work within a year.

Ajanmi Beti Ke liye Daud organised for the cause of saving girl child in Himachal Pradesh

Published on: 28-MAY-2015
Important for Exam: 23 people agreed

Ajanmi Beti Ke liye Daud was organized with a concern over alarming child sex ratio in the hill state, which is 906 against 1000 females.

Himachal Pradesh to host Paragliding World Cup 2015

Published on: 19-MAY-2015
Important for Exam: 31 people agreed

The event will be held at Bir Billing in Kangra valley and will be the first paragliding World Cup in India. It will be conducted under the aegis of Para-gliding World Cup Association, France.

Himachal Pradesh Government launched India’s first e-Vidhan Mobile app

Published on: 31-MAR-2015
Important for Exam: 135 people agreed

The e-Vidhan system will help the state to save 8 crore rupees per annum that is spent on the paper.

Himachal Pradesh Government launched Crime and Criminal Tracking Network System Project

Published on: 12-FEB-2015
Important for Exam: 55 people agreed

The project will connect 177 sites and 114 police stations in the state besides 13 district headquarters, 26 sub-divisional police officers and three police ranges along with state crime records bureau.

World Bank released a report on Social Inclusion and Sustainable Development in Himachal Pradesh

Published on: 29-JAN-2015
Important for Exam: 92 people agreed

It is the first report of its kind for Himachal Pradesh. It is a macro-social account of the state’s achievements over the past several decades.

Himachal Pradesh government introduced Cage Culture Technique for fish farming

Published on: 30-SEP-2014
Important for Exam: 50 people agreed

Himachal Pradesh government introduced Cage Culture technique of fish farming in water bodies created by the HP Mid-Himalayan Watershed Development Project.

HP government signed MoU with GVK-EMRI for free ambulance drop-back service scheme

Published on: 10-SEP-2014
Important for Exam: 25 people agreed

HP government signed a MoU with GVK-EMRI to provide free drop-back service.

Himachal Pradesh High Court banned animal sacrifice in HP

Published on: 04-SEP-2014
Important for Exam: 27 people agreed

Himachal Pradesh High Court banned the centuries-old tradition of animals sacrifice in religious places in HP.

Himachal HC banned animal sacrifice at any place of public religious worship

Published on: 02-SEP-2014
Important for Exam: 60 people agreed

Himachal Pradesh High Court banned animal sacrifice in any place of public religious worship to appease deities throughout the state.

NHRC issued notice to Himachal Pradesh government on alarming sex ratio in Una

Published on: 21-AUG-2014
Important for Exam: 72 people agreed

NHRC issued notice to HP government to give report on depressing state of sex ratio. Sex ratio of Una district has gone down to 500 girls on 1000 boys.

Himachal Pradesh selected to host First Para-gliding World Cup in India

Published on: 14-AUG-2014
Important for Exam: 144 people agreed

Himachal Pradesh selected to host the India’s first para-gliding World Cup in 2015.

HP selected for Union Government’s pilot programme to train Heads of Government Schools

Published on: 23-JUL-2014
Important for Exam: 44 people agreed

Himachal Pradesh on 23 July 2014 was selected for Union Government's pilot project to train Principals and Headmasters of government schools

Himachal Pradesh High Court banned plastic packing of junk food

Published on: 27-DEC-2013
Important for Exam: 54 people agreed

The Himachal Pradesh High Court on 26 December 2013 banned junk food items in plastic packing and directed to implement the ban.

Himachal Pradesh became Second State after Haryana to introduce NVQF

Published on: 26-OCT-2013
Important for Exam: 133 people agreed

Himachal Pradesh on 26 October 2013 became the second state after Haryana to introduce Union National Vocational Qualitative Framework (NVQF)

Himachal Pradesh scrapped Palchan-Rohtang Ropeway Project

Published on: 05-SEP-2013
Important for Exam: 56 people agreed

Himachal Pradesh cabinet on 4 September 2013 decided to cancel construction of Palchan-Rohtang ropeway project

Himachal created a National Record by organizing a Half-Marathon at an altitude of 10050 ft

Published on: 11-AUG-2013
Important for Exam: 84 people agreed

Lahaul and Spiti of Himachal Pradesh created a national record by organizing a 21 kilometer long Half Marathon at the height of 10050 feet at Keylong.

Himachal Government launched Video Chat in Prisons

Published on: 27-JUL-2013
Important for Exam: 74 people agreed

Himachal Pradesh state government launched video chat facility in all six prisons of the state.

Himachal declared as the first Smoke-Free State on Compliance with COTPA 2003

Published on: 03-JUL-2013
Important for Exam: 94 people agreed

HP was declared as the first Smoke-free state of the country. The state achieved 85.42 percent compliance with the relevant parameters of COTPA 2003.

Himachal Pradesh Assembly Celebrated Golden Jubilee; President to Address Special Session

Published on: 24-MAY-2013
Important for Exam: 88 people agreed

The HP assembly celebrated its Golden Jubilee on 24 May 2013. Pranab Mukherjee will become 2nd president to address special session of assembly.


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