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

02.02.18 Himachal Pradesh (HPPCS) Current Affairs

HIMACHAL PRADESH   Himachal’s pong wetlands nest 1.1 lakh birds   Over 110,000 feathered guests of 107 species were recorded in a census in Himachal Pradesh’s Pong Dam wetlands, officials said. Among them the bar-headed goose, the common coot and the northern pintails are the prominent species.   During the two-day census of waterfowl species … Read more 02.02.18 Himachal Pradesh (HPPCS) Current Affairs

30.01.18 Himachal Pradesh (HPPCS) Current Affairs

HIMACHAL PRADESH   Pawan Hans spreads wings, to launch service on 7 routes   Pawan Hans will connect seven new routes in Himachal Pradesh through helicopters under the regional air-connectivity scheme — UDAN-2 (Ude Desh Ka Aam Naagrik).   The move will not only boost tourism in the hinterlands, but also provide business opportunities for … Read more 30.01.18 Himachal Pradesh (HPPCS) Current Affairs

28-29.01.18 Himachal Pradesh (HPPCS) Current Affairs

HIMACHAL PRADESH   HP to be under UDAN-2 soon, says CM   Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur said to give more impetus to tourism and facilitate people, the state would be included in the second phase of Ude Desh Ka Aam Nagrik (UDAN) Scheme as assured by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.   Under the second … Read more 28-29.01.18 Himachal Pradesh (HPPCS) Current Affairs

27.01.18 Himachal Pradesh (HPPCS) Current Affairs

HIMACHAL PRADESH   Himachal Chief Minister Launches ‘Shakti’ App For Women’s Safety   The Chief Minister of Himachal Pradesh, Jai Ram Thakur launched the ‘Shakti’ appfor women’s safety in the state. The app, which comes with a panic button, was developed by the National Informatics Centre (NIC) of the Himachal Pradesh government. It would be available in … Read more 27.01.18 Himachal Pradesh (HPPCS) Current Affairs

26.01.18 Himachal Pradesh (HPPCS) Current Affairs

HIMACHAL PRADESH   State weightlifter clinches gold in natl c’ship   Vikas Thakur has done the state proud by winning a gold medal in the 94-kg category in the 70th Men and 33rd Women Senior National Championship.   Vikas hails from Patnoun in Hamirpur and has already won a gold medal in the state ‘Olympics’ … Read more 26.01.18 Himachal Pradesh (HPPCS) Current Affairs

25.01.18 Himachal Pradesh (HPPCS) Current Affairs

HIMACHAL PRADESH   Himachal Pradesh govt to set up IT parks in Gaggal, Mehli   The Himachal Pradesh government has started the process to set up two software technology parks at Gaggal in Kangra district and Mehli in Shimla district. Both these places are located close to the airports which makes them suitable sites for the proposed projects.   At Mehli, … Read more 25.01.18 Himachal Pradesh (HPPCS) Current Affairs

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 Concept of Eco-Tourism and green tourism and their role in sustainable development of the State

Social, Economic and Cultural implications of Tourism in himachal Pradesh

Social, Economic and Cultural implications of Tourism in himachal Pradesh Social implications Transportation problems are the main issue in the social agenda. Traffic problems have been aggravated due to factors like mixed traffic patterns, incorrect utilization of urban infrastructure, and distorted distribution of land use in addition to tremendous tourist traffic. The improper geometric design … Read more Social, Economic and Cultural implications of Tourism in himachal Pradesh

Types of tourism: religious, adventure, heritage, Important tourist destinations in Himachal Pradesh

Types of tourism: religious, adventure, heritage, Important tourist destinations in Himachal Pradesh Adventure Tourism Himachal Pradesh has several option for adventure tourism like Paragliding (Solang-Manali), Trekking (In Himachal Kullu-Manali area is best for trekking and addition to this tribal area is also having several trekking roots. Main trekking routs of Himachal are Kinner-Kailash, Pin-Parbati, Manali-Padam-Leh … Read more Types of tourism: religious, adventure, heritage, Important tourist destinations in Himachal Pradesh

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