Himachal Pradesh: GK, General Studies and Current Affairs

AMRUT Mission: Project updates in HP and Uttarakhand

On October 9, 2020, Ministry of housing and urban affairs reviewed the progress of AMRUT Scheme in the states of Himachal Pradesh and Uttarakhand. Highlights Around 32 projects have been completed in the state of Himachal Pradesh under the scheme and 41 projects are under implementation. In the state of Uttarakhand, around 151 projects have ..

Himachal Pradesh to launch an Active Case Finding Campaign for COVID-19 patients

The government of Himachal Pradesh is to launch an Active Case Finding Campaign to look for people affected by COVID-19. About the Campaign Himachal Pradesh is to launch the ACF campaign to step up the efforts to contain the COVID-19 outbreak. The health workers will collect health information of every individual and share it with ..

Himachal Pradesh launches two initiatives for police

The State government of Himachal Pradesh recently launched two initiatives namely Police Station Visitor Survey System and e-Night Beat Checking System for Himachal police. The Visitor survey system would be used for the surveillance of visitors visiting the Police Stations, Police Posts and all police units and will help in creating a database of visitors. ..

$80 million loan agreement signed to improve water management and increase agricultural productivity in Himachal Pradesh

The Government of India, state government of Himachal Pradesh and the World Bank recently signed an $80 million loan agreement to improve water management practices and increase agricultural productivity in certain Gram Panchayats in Himachal Pradesh. ‘The Integrated project for source sustainability and climate resilient rain-Fed Agriculture’ project in Himachal Pradesh will be implemented in 428 Gram Panchayats, which is ..

Himachal Grihini Suvidha Yojana

The state government of Himachal Pradesh declared that it’s the first state in the country to have 100% LPG gas coverage. What is the Himachal Grihini Suvidha Yojana? The Himachal Grihini Suvidha Yojana is a scheme to provide LPG gas connection to houses. It was launched in May, 2018 to encourage people to use LPG ..