State Biodiversity strategy and Action Plan. Endangered and threatened species of Himachal Pradesh. Factors responsible for Bio diversity decline in Himachal Pradesh

State Biodiversity strategy and Action Plan. Endangered and threatened species of Himachal Pradesh. Factors responsible for Bio diversity decline in Himachal Pradesh:- Bio-Diversity:- Bio-diversity refers to the variety of life forms, such as the plants, animals and micro organisms, the genes they contain and the eco-system they form. Usually bio-diversity is classified into three groups: … Read more

13.01.18 Himachal Pradesh (HPPCS) Current Affairs

HIMACHAL PRADESH   Monastery in state tableaux   The Himachal tableaux of the 11th century, Key monastery located in the Spiti area, has been selected to take part in the Republic Day parade.   The Key monastery tableaux display during the Republic Day parade would also be accompanied by the Cham dance of the Lamas. … Read more

Rajasthan geographical location

  Rajasthan geographical location:-       Rajasthan, located at the northwestern part of India is the biggest state in the country. This colossal state has an area of 3,42,239sq.km encompassing 11% of the total geographical area of the country. In fact Rajasthan’s area is similar to that of Western countries like Italy (3, 01,200 sq. km.), … Read more

25.11.17 Himachal Pradesh (HPPCS) Current Affairs

HIMACHAL PRADESH   Shimla at risk, NGT prohibits construction on 45-degree slope   To reduce the risk of landslides in Shimla and nearby areas, the National Green Tribunal (NGT) has directed the departments concerned to ensure no construction activity takes place on slopes that are over 45 degrees steep. The tribunal said that the slope in soft … 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

Vegetation of Himachal Pradesh

Vegetation of Himachal Pradesh The Forests of Himachal Pradesh known for their grandeur and majesty are like a green pearl in the Himalayan crown. This life supporting systems are presently under great stress due to impact of modern civilization, economic development and growth in human and cattle population. According to National Forest Policy, 1988, at … Read more

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