19.03.20 Himachal Pradesh (HPPSC) Daily Current Affairs

HIMACHAL PRADESH   Rural women to be trained for banking services As a step towards inclusion of the rural people in the finance sector, the Department of Rural Development (DRD) will soon launch a project ‘Banking Sakhis (BS)’, where women from self-help groups (SHGs) will get a licence to provide financial services in the rural … Read more

18.03.20 Himachal Pradesh (HPPSC) Daily Current Affairs

HIMACHAL PRADESH     Pong dam of Himachal records 1,15,701 birds of 114 different species Around 1,15,701 birds of 114 different species have been recorded at Pong Dam Lake this year, that include 1,04,032 migratory water fowls of 60 species, 10,377 resident water birds of 30 species and 1,292 birds of 24 other local Species. Total population … Read more

17.03.20 Himachal Pradesh (HPPSC) Daily Current Affairs

HIMACHAL PRADESH     IIT Mandi gets Rs 7.25 crore for Technology Innovation Hub Under its National Mission on Interdisciplinary Cyber-Physical Systems (NM-ICPS), the Department of Science and Technology (DST) has sanctioned Rs 7.25 crore to IIT Mandi to establish a Technology Innovation Hub (TIH) at the Institute. The major focus of the TIH in … Read more

15-16.03.20 Himachal Pradesh (HPPSC) Daily Current Affairs

HIMACHAL PRADESH     No drop, Himachal Pradesh decides to raise liquor prices After withdrawing the Cabinet decision to reduce liquor price to curb its smuggling from neighbouring states, the BJP government in Himachal Pradesh will make liquor costlier from the next financial year. Liquor vends in the state would not be auctioned in 2020-21as the government … Read more

14.03.20 Himachal Pradesh (HPPSC) Daily Current Affairs

HIMACHAL PRADESH    Himachal Pradesh to get two green national highways Two green national highways to be constructed with the help of the World Bank will cut short distances between four districts of Hamirpur, Mandi, Shimla and Sirmour in Himachal Pradesh. Funds worth Rs 2,700 crore will be spent on the construction of these highways. Two … Read more

13.03.20 Himachal Pradesh (HPPSC) Daily Current Affairs

HIMACHAL PRADESH   Animal welfare panels soon, says minister   Rural Development Minister Virender Kanwar said on the lines of Rogi Kalyan Samitis, animal welfare committees would be constituted at the subdivisional veterinary institutions. He was speaking at the annual function of “Ati Nirdhan Pashu Kalyan Samiti” in Hatli village of Bangana sub division.   … Read more

12.03.20 Himachal Pradesh (HPPSC) Daily Current Affairs

HIMACHAL PRADESH   Animal welfare panels soon, says minister Rural Development Minister Virender Kanwar said on the lines of Rogi Kalyan Samitis, animal welfare committees would be constituted at the subdivisional veterinary institutions. He was speaking at the annual function of “Ati Nirdhan Pashu Kalyan Samiti” in Hatli village of Bangana sub division. Kanwar, who … Read more

11.03.20 Himachal Pradesh (HPPSC) Daily Current Affairs

  HIMACHAL PRADESH   Sex ratio at birth static in Haryana; declined in Punjab, Himachal Sex ratio at birth (SRB) in Haryana has been static at 914 for the last two financial years. It has declined from 907 to 900 in Punjab and from 931 to 927 in Himachal Pradesh. A total of 13 states … Read more

10.03.20 Himachal Pradesh (HPPSC) Daily Current Affairs

HIMACHAL PRADESH   Rs 1,024 crore to be spent on irrigation With more than 60 per cent cultivable area rainfed, the Himachal government has identified irrigation as thrust area and provided Rs 1,024 crore for the completion of the ongoing medium and minor irrigation schemes during 2020-21. The government also planned to develop the command … Read more

08-09.03.20 Himachal Pradesh (HPPSC) Daily Current Affairs

HIMACHAL PRADESH     Himachal Pradesh budget 2020-21: Highlights   Himachal Pradesh chief minister Jai Ram Thakur presented budget in the state assembly for the financial year 2020-21. Here are highlights from the budget: HP CM proposes Rs 3,986 crore for PWD Jai Ram Thakur allocates Rs 44 crore to install crash barriers and improve … Read more

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