Himachal Pradesh Current Affairs, GK & News

New Ropeway Projects in Himachal Pradesh

With the aim of improving the first and last-mile connectivity through Ropeways, a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed between the state government of Himachal Pradesh and National Highways Logistics Management Limited (NHLML) for the construction of Ropeways in the state. Overview: The MoU has been signed under the central government’s ambitious Parvatmala Yojana. The ..

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World’s Highest Tunnel at Shinku La Pass

The world’s highest tunnel will be constructed by the Border Roads Organisation (BRO) at Shinku La Pass at 16,580 feet. This tunnel will be connecting Himachal Pradesh to Ladakh. Overview: The construction of this tunnel by the Border Roads Organisation (BRO) will begin by July 2022. This tunnel will be connecting Ladakh’s Zanskar Valley to ..

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Haryana Anti-Conversion Bill – Update (March, 2022)

The Assembly of Haryana has passed the “Haryana Prevention of Unlawful Conversion of Religious Bill, 2022.” According to the government of Haryana, this Bill is aimed to prevent religious conversions through force. Overview: This bill looks to prevent the conversion of a person’s religion through force, fraudulent methods, allurement or under the guise of marriage. ..

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Himachal: Rise in MLALAD Fund

While presenting the Budget 2022-23 in Himachal Pradesh’s state assembly, Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur announced that the Member of Legislative Assembly Local Area Development (MLALAD) fund would be increased from Rs 1.80 crore to Rs 2 crore. Overview: The MLALAD fund has been increased by Rs 20,00,000. While presenting his fifth and last budget, ..

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Adi Badri Dam

On January 21, 2022, governments of Haryana and Himachal Pradesh signed an agreement to build a dam at Adi Badri in Yamunanagar district. About Adi Badri Dam The Dam will rejuvenate the mythical Saraswati River. It is situated in Haryana near Himachal Pradesh border. The place is considered as river’s origin point. With the rejuvenation ..

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