Himachal Pradesh: Current Affairs, GK & News - 2020-2021
GoI to boost Saffron and Heeng Production
Published: June 10, 2020
Saffron and Heeng are the most precious and valuable spices in the world. The Institute of Himalyan Bioresource Technology has partnered with the Department of Agriculture, Himachal Pradesh will join hands to boost the production of Heeng and Saffron in India Need The annual demand of Saffron spice in India is 100 tonnes per year. ..
Month: Current Affairs - June, 2020
Category: India Nation & States Current Affairs
“Nigah” Scheme to be launched by Himachal Pradesh Government
Published: May 6, 2020
The Himachal Pradesh Government is to launch a new programme called “Nigah”. The programme aims at educating family members that are coming from other parts of the country. Highlights The Nigah Programme is to deploy ASHA, anganwadi and health workers to create awareness about maintaining social distancing during home quarantine. Under the programme the health ..
Month: Current Affairs - May, 2020
Himachal Pradesh to launch an Active Case Finding Campaign for COVID-19 patients
Published: April 1, 2020
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
Published: March 21, 2020
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
Published: March 12, 2020
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 ..