Himachal Pradesh: Current Affairs, GK & News - 2020-2021

World Bank and GoI sign Agreement on Climate Resilient Rain-Fed Agriculture

Published: March 12, 2020

On March 11, 2020, the World Bank, Government of India and Government of Himachal Pradesh signed a loan agreement of 80 million USD to increase agricultural productivity and improve water management practices in Himachal Pradesh. Highlights The loan is to be used to implement the project in around 428 Gram Panchayats. The Panchayats are spread ..

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Himachal Grihini Suvidha Yojana

Published: February 26, 2020

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 ..

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Surajkund Mela-International Crafts Fair organized by Haryana with HP as theme state

Published: January 30, 2020

On February 1, 2020, President Ram Nath Kovind will inaugurate the 34th Surajkund International Crafts Fair. The fair is being organized by the Haryana Government in Faridabad. Around 20 countries and the states of India are participating in the fair. Highlights The partner country of the fair is Uzbekistan. The theme state of the fair ..

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3rd Edition of North Zone Conference of Media Units conducted in Jammu

Published: January 18, 2020

For the Media units under the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting, Government of India, a two-day Zonal Conference of Media Units was organized by the Regional Outreach Bureau of the Jammu and Kashmir Region at Jammu from Friday, 17th January 2020 in which along with the newly formed union territory of Jammu and Kashmir, the ..

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Census India-2021 to be conducted through Mobile App

Published: January 10, 2020

The 16th Indian Census will begin on 1st April this year for which the Government of India has decided to move away from the traditional pen and paper to a digital method by using an android based mobile application in which the enumerators will be visiting households to seek information from the citizens of the ..

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