Concept of Eco-Tourism and green tourism and their role in sustainable development of the State

Concept of Eco-Tourism and green tourism and their role in sustainable development of the himachal Pradesh The majestic coniferous trees from an enchanting backdrop to the mountains with broad-leafed species like the Oaks, Maples, Birdcherry, Hazelnut, Walnut, Horsechestnut and Rhododendrons adding grandeur to the landscape. Whereas the ivies clinging to the trunks of stately Cedars … Read more

Remote Sensing and Communication satellites. Applications of Remote sensing and Geographic Information System (GIS) for natural resources monitoring and applications benefiting common man.

Remote sensing- GIS and its application   Remote Sensing Remote sensing is the acquisition of information about an object or phenomenon without making physical contact with the object and thus in contrast to on-site observation. In current usage, the term “remote sensing” generally refers to the use of satellite- or aircraft-based sensor technologies to detect … Read more

15.12.17 Himachal Pradesh (HPPCS) Current Affairs

HIMACHAL PRADESH   State reels under cold wave conditions   Cold wave conditions continued in the state despite dry weather and sunny day as night temperature dropped and mercury remained 10 to 12°C below the freezing point in high altitude tribal areas.   Keylong was coldest at night with a low temperature of minus 6.3 … Read more

26-27.11.17 Himachal Pradesh (HPPCS) Current Affairs

HIMACHAL PRADESH   Himachal Pradesh reels under cold wave conditions   The mid and higher hills and tribal areas in Himachal Pradesh reeled under cold wave conditions as the minimum temperatures were recorded between two to five degrees below normal. The minimum temperatures stayed between 10 to 14 degrees Celsius below the freezing point in … Read more

19-20.11.17 Himachal Pradesh (HPPCS) Current Affairs

HIMACHAL PRADESH   State delaying strict laws to curb illegal mining   The suggestions by the Kangra police to curb illegal mining and sale of psychotropic drugs have been ignored by the state government.   At present, under the Act, JCB machines and tippers that are seized by the law enforcing agencies are released after … Read more

08.11.17 Himachal Pradesh (HPPCS) Current Affairs

HIMACHAL PRADESH   Cash, liquor worth crores seized in state   A total of Rs 1.18 crore and 3.01 lakh litre of liquor worth Rs 5.19 crore have been seized by the Election Commission-appointed surveillance and expenditure monitoring teams, including the police, Income Tax and Excise and Taxation Department in the poll-bound state.   The … Read more

03.11.17 Himachal Pradesh (HPPCS) Current Affairs

HIMACHAL PRADESH   Himachal promises surplus electricity to investors Himachal, which claims to account for 25 per cent of the country’s total hydel power potential, is promising uninterrupted electricity supply to companies investing in the hill state.   At the sixth edition of the CII Invest North 2017 event held here, officials from Himachal showcased … Read more

Climate of Himachal Pradesh

Climate of Himachal Pradesh The climate varies across the state with the altitude. In the southern low tracks between an altitude of 400-900 it is hot sub humid type, between 900-1800m altitude warm & temperate, between 900-2400m cool & temperate, cold alpine & glacial above 2400- 4800m altitude. Bilaspur, Kangra, Mandi, Sirmour, and Una districts … Read more

Soils of Himachal Pradesh

Soils of Himachal Pradesh Himachal Pradesh is situated in the north-western part of Himalaya. Most of the geographical area of the state comes under forest, pasture, and grazing land; agriculture is possible only on less than ten percent of the state’s net area. The physiography and climatic condition in the state favours diversified potential for … Read more

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