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

14.12.17 Himachal Pradesh (HPPCS) Current Affairs

HIMACHAL PRADESH   Kangra overall state champion in weightlifting   The two-day state level weightlifting competition concluded at Seven Star International School in Bani of Jawali.   Kangra won the overall championship trophy in both men’s and women’s category while Solan and Una were runners up in men’s and women’s category, respectively. The championship was … 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

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

River System of Himachal Pradesh

River System of Himachal Pradesh The Himalaya houses a vast reservoir of moisture both in the form of ice, fresh water, and underground water. The rivers draining Himalayas sustain life in the Northern part of Indian sub-continent. There are five main rivers which flow through Himachal Pradesh. Four out of these five rivers found mention … 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

Agriculture in Himachal Pradesh

Agriculture in Himachal Pradesh Introduction: Himachal Pradesh describe by the ancients as “DevBhoomi”  (Abode of the Gods), is situated in the heart of the Himalayas in the northern part of India. It has a geographical area of 55.67 lakh hectrares by professional surveys. Most of which is under forests, pastures and grazing lands. Less than … Read more

Fairs and Festivals of Himachal Pradesh

Fairs and Festivals of Himachal Pradesh Himachal Pradesh is an Indian state that has not been affected by external traditions, especially because of difficult landscapes. But with the passage of time and technological modifications, people have changed them rapidly. This state of India is the multicultural, multilingual and multi religion region. Kinnauri, Mandeali, Hindi, Pahari, … Read more

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