Hazard Vulnerability and Risk Profile of Himachal Pradesh

Hazard Vulnerability and Risk Profile of Himachal Pradesh Himachal Pradesh is highly vulnerable State to a large number of natural as well as man- made disasters. Earthquake and floods has jolted this hilly State many times and caused great losses to the State. Flood, cloudburst, landslide and cloud burst are other common natural calamities of … Read more

Employment generation and potential, Scope of future Industrialization of Himachal Pradesh

Employment generation and potential, Scope of future Industrialization of Himachal Pradesh Industries in himachal pradesh Micro and small enterprises At the time of independence, Himachal Pradesh was predominantly an agrarian economy. Almost all other items of common use were imported. During the nineties, the growth rate remained more or less stable. The decade showed an … Read more

Tourism Policies of Himachal Pradesh

Tourism Policies of Himachal Pradesh Himachal pradesh home stay scheme,2008 With the aim of providing comfortable Home Stay facilities of standardized world class services to the tourists, and to supplement the availability of accommodation in the rural tourist destinations, State Government introduces Home Stay Facilities on the basis of Ministry of Tourism, Government of India … Read more

Industrial policy of Himachal Pradesh

Industrial policy of himachal pradesh In order to turn the educated youth from job seekers to job creator and in order to give support to the ‘Startup’ and ‘innovative projects’ in the state and to provide skills to the youth and potential investors to develop entrepreneurship “Chief Minister’s Startup/Innovation Projects/New Industries Scheme” has been formulated. … Read more

Forest policy of Himachal Pradesh

Forest policy of himachal pradesh The need for a new forest sector policy emerges from the realization that there has been a paradigm shift in the objectives and management practices of forestry at the state and the national level. Post the first state forest policy for the Himachal Pradesh adopted on 3rdSeptember 1980 in furtherance … Read more

Urbanisation pattern of Himachal Pradesh

Urbanisation pattern of Himachal Pradesh In 1901, urban population of Himachal Pradesh was merely 77332 persons which accounted for 4.03 percent of the total population of the state. Period 1901-11 marked a negative urban growth of – 23.46 percent.entire colonial period was characterized by very slow urban growth. The process of urbanization speeded up only … Read more

Disaster management in India including Disaster Management ACT 2005, National and state policies, Plans and institutional mechanism in the country

Highlights of the National Disaster Management Plan The National Disaster Management Plan (NDMP) is the first ever national plan prepared in the country. Following are the highlights of the NDMP: The NDMP has been aligned broadly with the goals and priorities set out in the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction. The Vision of the … Read more

Introduction to Disasters: Concepts, definitions, disaster classifications including natural and man-made disasters.

Disaster Management History shows that India is exposed to national disasters. Cyclones, floods, earthquakes, droughts and floods are major threats. About 60 percent of the landmass is prone to earthquakes of various intensities, over 40 million hectares is prone to floods and 68 percent of the area is susceptible to drought. This not only results … Read more

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