The Himachal Pradesh government has launched first-of-its-kind electric bus service in the ecologically fragile 51km-long stretch between Manali and Rohtang Pass. The move was made amidst concern over increasing environmental degradation in the Rohtang Pass area due to plying of diesel taxis.
The Himachal Pradesh Cabinet decided to provide a monthly honorarium of Rs 2500 to 'Jal Rakshaks'. The qualified Jal Rakshaks with ITI diplomas will be given quota for pump operators and fitters. Those with matric and 12 years of experience will be inducted against the post of Chowkidar and pump attendants.
Goyal's main concern as the DGP would be to improve the delivery system, project a people-friendly image of police, root out drug menace and ensure safety of women.
Tripura is selected for the Krishi Karman Award 2015-16 in small category (less than 1 million tonnes). It is honoured for a commendable increase in food grain production in small category states.
Dharamsala is located at some 250 km from the state capital Shimla. It has its own significance and history to make it the second capital of the state.
The e-system would be introduced in other 67 constituencies of the state in next six months. Besides, the HP state assembly is the first assembly to adopt the e-Vidhan system.
Himachal Pradesh successfully achieved total rural sanitation coverage of 100 per cent in the state, with all 12 districts in the state being both, declared as well as verified as ODF.
The three hydropower projects are Parbati hydro power project, Rampur project and Kol Dam power project.
CM Virbhadra Singh directed all government departments to make use of SDC for hosting e-Governance applications instead of creating their own infrastructure.
Under the programme, five thrust areas were identified that have a direct bearing on the lives of the people in the district.
A hatchery with an outlay of 6 crore rupees has been set up at Machhial near Joginder Nagar town in Mandi district to rear the mahseer. The hatchery-reared juveniles would be released into the rivers and reservoirs.
The notice was issued by a division bench of Chief Justice Mansoor Ahmad Mir and Justice Tarlok Singh Chauhan while hearing a plea in this regard filed by animal activist Rajeshwar Singh Negi.
Growth rate in number of establishments has been recorded nearly 60 percent more in comparison to fifth census held in 2005.
The funds will be utilized on capacity building and organizing of workshops for awareness.
The project was launched by the state Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh at Dharamsala in Kangra district.
The fair was organised with an aim to popularise organic farming in the state where 90 percent of the population is residing in rural areas and 79 percent families are dependent on agriculture.
In this project, a total of 63484 street lights will be replaced with LEDs in all the Urban Local Bodies to achieve 45 to 55 percent energy savings.
Himachal Sanskrit Academy was directed to complete the formalities to take over Tungesh Sanskrit College at Cheog, so that it could be run in a better way.
The project would help the people of Shimla and adjoining Special Planning Area of chronic water shortage problem and also sewerage connectivity.
The court directed Principal Secretary (Social Justice and Empowerment) to release adequate funds for the purpose within eight weeks and asked state government to complete the work within a year.
Ajanmi Beti Ke liye Daud was organized with a concern over alarming child sex ratio in the hill state, which is 906 against 1000 females.
The event will be held at Bir Billing in Kangra valley and will be the first paragliding World Cup in India. It will be conducted under the aegis of Para-gliding World Cup Association, France.
The e-Vidhan system will help the state to save 8 crore rupees per annum that is spent on the paper.
The project will connect 177 sites and 114 police stations in the state besides 13 district headquarters, 26 sub-divisional police officers and three police ranges along with state crime records bureau.
It is the first report of its kind for Himachal Pradesh. It is a macro-social account of the state’s achievements over the past several decades.
Himachal Pradesh government introduced Cage Culture technique of fish farming in water bodies created by the HP Mid-Himalayan Watershed Development Project.
HP government signed a MoU with GVK-EMRI to provide free drop-back service.
Himachal Pradesh High Court banned the centuries-old tradition of animals sacrifice in religious places in HP.
Himachal Pradesh High Court banned animal sacrifice in any place of public religious worship to appease deities throughout the state.
NHRC issued notice to HP government to give report on depressing state of sex ratio. Sex ratio of Una district has gone down to 500 girls on 1000 boys.