03.02.18 Himachal Pradesh (HPPCS) Current Affairs

HIMACHAL PRADESH   State sees 6.2% increase in tourist footfall   The state has registered an increase of 6.24 per cent in tourist arrivals in 2017 despite the implementation of the GST and economic slowdown. The figure was 5.24 per cent last year.   According to the data compiled by the Tourism Department, as many … Read more 03.02.18 Himachal Pradesh (HPPCS) Current Affairs

Environment protection and pollution control Act and rules.

The Environment Protection Act is an important legislation that provides for coordination of activities of the various regulatory agencies, creation of authorities with adequate powers for environmental protection, regulation of the discharge of environmental pollutants, handling of hazardous substances, etc. The Act provided an opportunity to extend legal protection to non-forest habitats (‘Ecologically Sensitive Areas’) … Read more Environment protection and pollution control Act and rules.

11.01.18 Himachal Pradesh (HPPCS) Current Affairs

HIMACHAL PRADESH   State to have 6 waste mgmt plants   The State Pollution Control Board (SPCB) has stepped up its efforts to set up solid waste management plants in the state following high court directions. As many as six such plants are supposed to be set up at Baddi, Mandi, Kangra, Chamba, Sirmaur and … Read more 11.01.18 Himachal Pradesh (HPPCS) Current Affairs

19.12.17 Himachal Pradesh (HPPCS) Current Affairs

HIMACHAL PRADESH   HC questions running of unregistered tourism units   The Himachal Pradesh high court has taken a serious note of lapses on the part of authorities who let a large number of hotels and guesthouses to come up in Dharamshala and Parwanoo areas without registration and then let them continue to run for such a long time. … Read more 19.12.17 Himachal Pradesh (HPPCS) Current Affairs

Citizen Centric Governance

    The “key word” to be used in this is the “citizens engagement” in the various phases of the service definition, development, refining and monitoring, and the whole concept of user-centric services is based on “putting the citizen (user) at the centre of innovative services” starting from enabling of a specific procedure: citizens shall … Read more Citizen Centric Governance

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