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Northern states to set up joint secretariat to fight drug menace

Aug 21, 2018
The Chief Ministers of the Northern States have unanimously decided to set up a joint secretariat at Panchkula for data and information sharing to effectively tackle the issue of drug menace in their respective states.

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Himachal Pradesh Government bans use of thermocol cutlery

Jul 9, 2018
The Himachal Pradesh government has issued a fresh notification banning the use of thermocol cutlery across the state. As per the notification, the use and sale of thermocol cutlery, including cups, plates, glasses and spoons will invite heavy penalty.

Himachal CM launches 'Shakti' app for women's safety

Jan 27, 2018
The Chief Minister of Himachal Pradesh, Jai Ram Thakur has launched the ‘Shakti’ app for 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.

Jai Ram Thakur to be sworn in as 14th Chief Minister of Himachal Pradesh

Dec 26, 2017
Five-time BJP MLA Jai Ram Thakur was named as the 14th Chief Minister of Himachal Pradesh along with being elected as the leader of the BJP legislature party in the state. He will be sworn in at the historic Ridge Ground in Shimla on 27 December 2017.

BJP wins Himachal Pradesh Legislative Assembly Elections 2017

Dec 19, 2017
The counting of votes for assembly elections in Himachal Pradesh began at 42 centres on 18 December 2017 for all 68 assembly seats. The counting was supervised by 68 returning officers, one in every constituency. The first win was declared in Himachal Pradesh's Kasumpti for Congress candidate Anirudh Singh. He won by a margin of 9397 votes against BJP's Vijay Jyoti.

Counting of votes for assembly elections in Gujarat and Himachal Pradesh begins

Dec 18, 2017
The counting of votes for Gujarat and Himachal Pradesh Assembly elections has begun. While the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), which is the ruling party in Gujarat, is seeking a sixth straight term, the Indian National Congress (INC) under its new leadership is aiming to stage a comeback after serving as the opposition for nearly two decades.

Himachal Pradesh becomes first state to launch electric bus service

Sep 22, 2017
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.

Himachal Pradesh Cabinet decides to provide Rs 2500 monthly honorarium for 'Jal Rakshaks'

Sep 19, 2017
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.

Somesh Goyal appointed as DGP of Himachal Pradesh

Jul 5, 2017
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, Himachal Pradesh and Tamil Nadu chosen for Krishi Karman Awards 2015-16

Apr 20, 2017
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 declared as second capital of Himachal Pradesh

Jan 20, 2017
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.

Palampur Assembly Constituency becomes first e-Assembly of nation

Nov 25, 2016
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 becomes India’s second open defecation free state

Nov 1, 2016
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.

PM Modi inaugurates 3 hydropower projects in Himachal Pradesh

Oct 18, 2016
The three hydropower projects are Parbati hydro power project, Rampur project and Kol Dam power project.

Himachal Pradesh becomes first state to launch green-concept based State Data Centre

Jun 8, 2016
CM Virbhadra Singh directed all government departments to make use of SDC for hosting e-Governance applications instead of creating their own infrastructure.

Himachal Pradesh launched PEHAL programme for Shimla district

May 23, 2016
Under the programme, five thrust areas were identified that have a direct bearing on the lives of the people in the district.

Himachal Pradesh begins artificial propagation programme of Golden Mahseer fish for conservation

May 23, 2016
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.

Himachal High Court issued notice to Union and State on declaring Monkeys as Vermin

Apr 20, 2016
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.

Himachal Pradesh government released Sixth Economic Census report

Mar 28, 2016
Growth rate in number of establishments has been recorded nearly 60 percent more in comparison to fifth census held in 2005.

Himachal Pradesh to spend 15 crore rupees on Swachh Bharat Mission in Kinnaur

Feb 2, 2016
The funds will be utilized on capacity building and organizing of workshops for awareness.

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