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Himachal first state with LPG connections in all the households: CM

2 days ago
Himachal Pradesh government had also launched ‘Himachal Grihini Suvidha Yojana’ to cover those left out families in the state, who were not covered under centre’s Pradhan Mantri Ujjawala Yojana.

PM Narendra Modi's video conference with 21 CMs: Green shoots visible in economy, says PM

Jun 16, 2020
PM Narendra Modi stated that the recovery rate has gone above 50 percent in India.

Lockdown extended till June 30 in Himachal Pradesh's Hamirpur, Solan Districts

May 25, 2020
As per officials, Hamirpur saw an increase in COVID-19 cases following the return of the stranded people from different parts of the country.

World Bank and Himachal Pradesh signed USD 80-million loan agreement to boost agriculture

Mar 13, 2020
Himachal Pradesh and World Bank have signed USD 80-million loan to boost agriculture and water management in the state. It will help them to create better farming conditions in the state.

Himachal Govt launched Mukhyamantri Seva Sankalp Helpline

Sep 17, 2019
Himachal Pradesh Government has issued a toll-free number 1100 of this helpline.

Five new governors appointed: Arif M Khan gets Kerala, Tamilisai Soundararajan appointed as first separate Telangana Governor

Sep 2, 2019
Tamilisai Soundararajan was appointed as the first separate Governor of Telangana.

Lok Sabha Election 2019: States where BJP has high stakes including UP, Bihar, MP, Odisha, West Bengal, Maharashtra

May 21, 2019
The 2019 elections are extremely significant for the ruling NDA government, which hopes to replicate its 2014 performance.

Six states sign agreement for Renukaji Multipurpose Dam Project

Jan 12, 2019
Six states - Uttar Pradesh, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, Delhi, Rajasthan and Uttarakhand signed an agreement for Renukaji Dam Multipurpose Project on January 11. The project is aimed at meeting the drinking water needs of these states.

Emergency Response Support System: Himachal Pradesh becomes first state to launch Single Emergency Number '112'

Nov 30, 2018
To ensure safety of women, a 'SHOUT' feature has been introduced in '112 India' mobile app to seek immediate assistance from registered volunteers in the vicinity apart from assistance from ERC. The SHOUT feature is exclusively available for women.

Northern states to set up joint secretariat to fight drug menace

Aug 21, 2018
The Chief Ministers of the Northern States have unanimously decided to set up a joint secretariat at Panchkula for data and information sharing to effectively tackle the issue of drug menace in their respective states.

Himachal Pradesh Government bans use of thermocol cutlery

Jul 9, 2018
The Himachal Pradesh government has issued a fresh notification banning the use of thermocol cutlery across the state. As per the notification, the use and sale of thermocol cutlery, including cups, plates, glasses and spoons will invite heavy penalty.

Himachal CM launches 'Shakti' app for women's safety

Jan 27, 2018
The Chief Minister of Himachal Pradesh, Jai Ram Thakur has launched the ‘Shakti’ app for women’s safety in the state. The app, which comes with a panic button, was developed by the National Informatics Centre (NIC) of the Himachal Pradesh government.

Jai Ram Thakur to be sworn in as 14th Chief Minister of Himachal Pradesh

Dec 26, 2017
Five-time BJP MLA Jai Ram Thakur was named as the 14th Chief Minister of Himachal Pradesh along with being elected as the leader of the BJP legislature party in the state. He will be sworn in at the historic Ridge Ground in Shimla on 27 December 2017.

BJP wins Himachal Pradesh Legislative Assembly Elections 2017

Dec 19, 2017
The counting of votes for assembly elections in Himachal Pradesh began at 42 centres on 18 December 2017 for all 68 assembly seats. The counting was supervised by 68 returning officers, one in every constituency. The first win was declared in Himachal Pradesh's Kasumpti for Congress candidate Anirudh Singh. He won by a margin of 9397 votes against BJP's Vijay Jyoti.

Counting of votes for assembly elections in Gujarat and Himachal Pradesh begins

Dec 18, 2017
The counting of votes for Gujarat and Himachal Pradesh Assembly elections has begun. While the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), which is the ruling party in Gujarat, is seeking a sixth straight term, the Indian National Congress (INC) under its new leadership is aiming to stage a comeback after serving as the opposition for nearly two decades.

Himachal Pradesh becomes first state to launch electric bus service

Sep 22, 2017
The Himachal Pradesh government has launched first-of-its-kind electric bus service in the ecologically fragile 51km-long stretch between Manali and Rohtang Pass. The move was made amidst concern over increasing environmental degradation in the Rohtang Pass area due to plying of diesel taxis.

Himachal Pradesh Cabinet decides to provide Rs 2500 monthly honorarium for 'Jal Rakshaks'

Sep 19, 2017
The Himachal Pradesh Cabinet decided to provide a monthly honorarium of Rs 2500 to 'Jal Rakshaks'. The qualified Jal Rakshaks with ITI diplomas will be given quota for pump operators and fitters. Those with matric and 12 years of experience will be inducted against the post of Chowkidar and pump attendants.

Somesh Goyal appointed as DGP of Himachal Pradesh

Jul 5, 2017
Goyal's main concern as the DGP would be to improve the delivery system, project a people-friendly image of police, root out drug menace and ensure safety of women.

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

Apr 20, 2017
Tripura is selected for the Krishi Karman Award 2015-16 in small category (less than 1 million tonnes). It is honoured for a commendable increase in food grain production in small category states.

Dharamsala declared as second capital of Himachal Pradesh

Jan 20, 2017
Dharamsala is located at some 250 km from the state capital Shimla. It has its own significance and history to make it the second capital of the state.

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