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

Politics of sub-regionalism and pressure groups in the State

Politics of sub-regionalism and pressure groups in the Himachal Pradesh:- A sub-region refers to a small area within a region. Due to various factors, the people of a sub-region feel that they possess a distinct identity. A movement for the separation of that sub-region from a state or for the redressal of grievances in the … Read more

Divisions and district’s of Himachal Pradesh

Divisions and district’s of Himachal Pradesh:-   The State is divided into three Divisions, namely Mandi, Kangra, Shimla. The divisions are further sub-divided into 12 districts viz., Bilaspur , Chamba, Hamirpur, Kangra, Kinnaur, Kullu, Lahaul-Spiti, Mandi, Shimla, Sirmour, Solan and Una. The Districts are further Sub-Divided into 53 Sub-Division, 79 Tehsils and 37 Sub-Tehsils. Each … Read more

23.11.17 Himachal Pradesh (HPPCS) Current Affairs

HIMACHAL PRADESH   Synthetic drugs making inroads into state High-valued synthetic drugs, including MDMA, commonly known as ecstasy, and liquid lysergic acid diethylamide (LSD), also known as acid, have made inroads into the hill state.   Kullu district, mainly Manali and suburbs, is infamous for cannabis cultivation, but the recovery of synthetic drugs, commonly used … Read more

09.11.17 Himachal Pradesh (HPPCS) Current Affairs

HIMACHAL PRADESH   Promise of new tourist hubs still a distant dream   Promises made to people to develop new tourist destinations have remained unfulfilled for the last five years and now candidates are again trying to woo voters on the same agenda.   Development of unexplored tourist destinations in Kullu district is the main … 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

Wildlife in Himachal Pradesh

Wildlife in Himachal Pradesh The naturally beautiful Himachal Pradesh has some of the greatest places to see. It has more than enough to offer to the travellers and tourists. Situated in the northern part of India this hilly state has a great landscape and topography which has allowed it to flourish in tourism, wild life … Read more

Geographical location of Himachal Pradesh

Geographical location of Himachal Pradesh Himachal Pradesh is situated between 30 degree 22′ 40” to 33 degree 12’ 20” north latitudes and 75 degree 45′ 55″ to 79 degree 04’ 20” east longitudes. Himachal Pradesh is predominantly a mountainous State located in North – West India. It shares an international border with China. The altitude … Read more

Relief and Structure of Himachal Pradesh

Relief and Structure of Himachal Pradesh The area covered by Himachal Pradesh lies in most complicated geological regions of Outer or sub-Himalayan zone, Lower Himalayan zone, Higher Himalayan zone, Tethys Himalayan zone. The highest relative relief (more than 5,100 m) is found in the eastern part of the state, covering the western part of Kinnaur, … Read more

Minerals in Himachal Pradesh

Minerals in Himachal Pradesh The state of Himachal Pradesh with numerousglaciers, a large network of perennial streams/rivers,extensive vegetative cover has following naturalresources. Nearly the entire area of Himachal Pradeshhas been covered by systematic geological mappingwith the reported occurrence of a number of nonmetallic,metallic and other minerals. A variety ofminerals are known from the state but … Read more

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