Himachal Pradesh Current Affairs, GK & News

Himachal Day: April 15

Every year, the state of Himachal Pradesh celebrates Himachal Day on April 15. The day is celebrated to commemorate the creation of Himachal Pradesh. Himachal Day On April 15, 1948, Himachal Pradesh was formed as the province to be administered Chief Commissioner. Later, it was made a “C” category state on January 25, 1950. Three ..

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Himachal Pradesh Integrated Drug Prevention Policy

The Himachal Pradesh Government has recently announced that Integrated Drug Prevention, Treatment, Management and Rehabilitation Programme is to be framed soon. Integrated Drug Prevention Policy The following are the Key Features of the policy: The policy will be named as “State Policy of Drug Prevention, Treatment, Management and Rehabilitation Programme”. The policy aims to increase ..

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Himachal Pradesh anti-conversion law: Key Facts

The recent murder in Faridabad’s Ballabhgarh has again ignited discussions over the forced religious conversions.  In the last few years, it is a topic of major debate that girls of a particular community are forced to convert their religion and there is a need to curb it. After the murder of a girl in broad ..

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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 ..

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World Bank Group Approves USD 500 Million under STARS Program

On 28th June 2020, the World Bank Group has announced that a loan of USD 500 million (approx Rs 3700 crore) was approved by its Board of Executives on 24th June 2020 for improving the quality and governance of school education system in India. The loan approved will benefit 10 million teachers and 250 million ..

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