Establishment of British Cantonments

 Establishment of British Cantonments Dagshai cantonment:   Dagshai is one of the oldest cantonment towns in the Solan district of Himachal Pradesh, India. It is situated on top of a 5689 feet (1734 mtr) high hillock that stands sphinx-like astride the Kalka-Shimla Highway at a point about 11 km from Solan. It was founded in … 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

Panchayati raj of Himachal Pradesh

Panchayati raj of Himachal Pradesh:- Himachal   came  into  being   in  the  year   1948.    It  was  a  Chief   Commissioner’s   province.    It  enjoyed   Part  “C”  State’s  status  under  the  Constitution. It  had  no  legislative  body  of  its  own.    A  beginning  was  made  in  1949,  to  introduce  PR  in  Himachal  Pradesh.   The  state  therefore,  adopted  Punjab  Village  Panchayat  … Read more

11.11.17 Himachal Pradesh (HPPCS) Current Affairs

HIMACHAL PRADESH   State sees highest-ever polling   The poll percentage of 74.61 in the Assembly elections is the highest ever in all 15 state polls that Himachal has witnessed as the earlier all-time high of 74.51 per cent in 2003 has been surpassed.   A total of 37,21, 647 voters out of a total … 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

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