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

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

Hill States and their relations with the Mughals and the Sikhs

Hill States and their relations with the Mughals and the Sikhs Mughals Medieval History of Himachal Pradesh can be classified into four phases. They are Mahmud Ghaznavi invasion, Tuglaqs, invasion of Taimur-lung and Mughal reign. We shall discuss one by one as follows.   (i) Mahmud Ghaznavi: Mahmud Ghaznavi had invaded India seventeen times. After … Read more

Rural Banking and Regional Rural Banks.

68.84% of the population in India is rural based and majority of them depends on agriculture for a living. Enhanced and stable growth of the agriculture sector is important as it plays a vital role not only in generating purchasing power among the rural population by creating on-farm and off-farm employment opportunities but also through … Read more

Information sharing and transparency in government and Right to information act 2005

Information sharing and transparency in government and Right to information act 2005 Transparency and accountability in administration as the sine qua non of participatory democracy, gained recognition as the new commitments of the state towards its citizens. It is considered imperative to enlist the support and participation of citizens in management of public services. Traditionally, … Read more

International Monetary Fund (IMF), International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (IBRD)

The International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (IBRD), commonly referred to as the World Bank, is an international financial institution whose purposes include assisting the development of its member nation’s territories, promoting and supplementing private foreign investment and promoting long-range balance growth in international trade. The World Bank was established in December 1945 at the … Read more

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