28.02.18 Himachal Pradesh (HPPCS) Current Affairs

HIMACHAL PRADESH   Rs 50 cr scheme to control stray cattle in Haryana Haryana Government said it is contemplating to implement a Rs 50 crore scheme to tackle the problem of stray cattle, especially foreign and crossbred cows. Under this scheme, 90 per cent female calf would be produced in the veterinary institutes of the … Read more

27.02.18 Himachal Pradesh (HPPCS) Current Affairs

HIMACHAL PRADESH   Green activists oppose dams on Yamuna basin   Green activists have started opposing the construction of dams along the Yamuna basin. They claimed that cumulative geological impacts of three huge impoundments – Tehri, Kishau and Renuka Dam in almost parallel valleys of a Himalayan region – adjacent to one another are not even being … Read more

25-26.02.18 Himachal Pradesh (HPPCS) Current Affairs

HIMACHAL PRADESH   Team visits Himachal Pradesh village to assess its heritage value   A team of HP government and Archeological Survey of India (ASI) visited Haripur Guler in Kangra district on the villagers’ request to assess its heritage value. Accompanied by residents and local legislator Hoshiar Singh, the joint team of tourism, language and culture departments and ASI … Read more

24.02.18 Himachal Pradesh (HPPCS) Current Affairs

HIMACHAL PRADESH   CMO gets new software to keep an eye on ‘100 days’ targets   To monitor the target set for different departments for the first 100 days period of the new government, Himachal chief minister Jai Ram Thakur-led government in Himachal Pradesh has got a software developed by National Informatics Centre (NIC). The Project Monitoring Cell established … Read more

23.02.18 Himachal Pradesh (HPPCS) Current Affairs

HIMACHAL PRADESH   From March 31, green fee will be collected for entering Shimla   The Shimla Municipal Corporation (SMC) has decided to charge the app-based green fee from all tourist and outstation vehicles entering Shimla from March 31, if all goes as planned. The proposal has been in the pipeline for the last five … Read more

22.02.18 Himachal Pradesh (HPPCS) Current Affairs

HIMACHAL PRADESH   Now, app to facilitate 70 lakh ration card holders in state   The new initiative taken by the state Food, Civil Supplies and Consumer Affairs Department has ensured easy availability of essential commodities to consumers, consumers awareness and strict vigil on functioning of 150 LPG agencies and 374 petrol pumps. A new … Read more

21.02.18 Himachal Pradesh (HPPCS) Current Affairs

HIMACHAL PRADESH   University seeks Rs 140-crore grant   Himachal Pradesh University (HPU) has sought a grant of Rs 140 crore to meet its expenditure of Rs 221 crore. In the last budget, the state government had released Rs 100 crore as grant-in-aid. The income generated by the university from its own resources was Rs … Read more

20.02.18 Himachal Pradesh (HPPCS) Current Affairs

HIMACHAL PRADESH   Rs 6,300-crore annual plan size for state   The Himachal Pradesh State Planning Board approved the annual plan size of Rs 6,300 crore for 2018-19 at a meeting chaired by Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur. This year’s plan marked an increase of 10.51 per cent. Last year, the amount was Rs 5,700 … Read more

18.02.18 Himachal Pradesh (HPPCS) Current Affairs

HIMACHAL PRADESH   Sex ratio: Report shows substantial drop in Himachal   A NITI Aayog report released recently has shown that sex ratio at birth in Himachal Pradesh has recorded a substantial drop. In the base year (2012-14) The state had a sex ratio of 938 girls for every 1,000 boys but in the reference year (2013-15) it came … Read more

17.02.18 Himachal Pradesh (HPPCS) Current Affairs

HIMACHAL PRADESH   World Bank project to reduce rain dependence of Himachal Pradesh farmers   World Bank funded Rs 700-crore Integrated Development Project (IDP) on source sustainability and climate resilient rain-fed agriculture will change the scenario for farmers in Himachal Pradesh. The project is likely to be started from April this year.   The project is … Read more

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