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12-Jun-2017 Shimla

Virbhadra Singh inaugurates Modern Sugam Centre Dharamshala

Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh inaugurated Modern Sugam Centre of Deputy Commissioner Office Kangra at Dharamshala through video conferencing, here today.He said that this centre will facilitate all revenue services, making of driving licenses, registration...

09-Jun-2017 Una (Himachal Pradesh)

Foundation laid for strategic oil terminal in Himachal

Union Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Friday laid the foundation stone of an Indian Oil terminal here that will ensure continuous fuel supply to armed forces installations in forward areas round the year.Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh was also present...

08-Jun-2017 Shimla

CM urges Rajasthan to expedite Pong Dam oustees rehabilitation issue

Chief Minister  Virbhadra Singh has urged the Rajasthan Government to expedite the long pending issues of Pong Dam oustees rehabilitation in time bound manner so that families of oustees could be rehabilitated.The Chief Minister was presiding over a meeting...

08-Jun-2017 Solan

Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana Launched in Himachal

Union Minister of State for Petroleum and Natural Gas Shri  Dharmendra Pradhan in presence of Chief Minister Shri Virbhadra Singh, Union Health Minister Shri  J.P. Nadda  and Social Justice and Empowerment Minister, Col. (Dr.) Dhani Ram Shandil,...

18-May-2017 Hamirpur

Virbhadra Singh dedicates worth Rs.25 crore projects in Hamirpur

Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh today dedicated development projects amounting to Rs. 24.75 crore in Badsar constituency of district Hamirpur.He laid foundation stone of  20-bedded Ayurvedic Hospital building at Hamirpur to be constructed at a cost of...

12-May-2017 New Delhi/Shimla

Himachal minister Karan Singh dies at AIIMS, cremated

Himachal Pradesh Cabinet Minister Karan Singh died early on Friday while undergoing treatment at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences in New Delhi, his family said. He was 60.He is survived by his wife and a son.The mortal remains of the three-time legislator...

12-May-2017 Chandigarh

Capt Amarinder Pushes For Consensus Solution To SYL At NZC Meet

Pushing for consensual resolution of the SYL dispute, Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Friday called for coordination by the concerned states with the Government of India to find a feasible solution for optimal utilization of river waters based...

09-May-2017 New Delhi

Dharamsala to boast of world's first 'skyway' : Sudhir Sharma

Dharamsala is going to be the first city in the world to have suspended "skyway" transport system, which will become operational within three years, Himachal Pradesh Urban Development Minister Sudhir Sharma said on Tuesday.Sharma said the feasibility of a high-speed...

05-May-2017 New Delhi

Sujan Singh Pathania gives away Inspire Aspire India Award

MPP &Power Minister, Sujan Singh Pathania honoured 44 eminent personalities from Himachal Pradesh and other states for distinguished services in various fields with Inspire Aspire India Award in the 1st Prerna Foundation Award Ceremony on the theme of...

01-May-2017 Shimla

Craignano hills to have Tulip gardens : Virbhadra Singh

The Craignano hills, a little beyond Mashobra on outskirts of Shimla town would soon flourish with tulip gardens and developed as a major camping site. Craignano, a placed named after a town in Italy, is likely to come up as a major tourist attraction. Chief...

28-Apr-2017 Hamirpur

Acharya Devvrat inaugurates Parvati Hospital

Governor Acharya Devvrat urged people to adopt the traditional Indian lifestyle besides expansion of qualitative medical services. He stressed to consider the increasing number of patients even after having more medical institutions in the State.The Governor...

28-Apr-2017 Haroli (Una)

Chief Minister led Shobha Yatra to open Haroli festival

More than five thousand women folk of the area gathered at Badhera ground in Haroli constituency to perform Gidda. Chief Minister who attended the Mega community folk dance show conveyed that Himachal was a treasure house of distinct culture and customs as...

27-Apr-2017 Shimla

My dream is to see slipper-wearing passengers fly : Narendra Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday flagged off the first Rs 2,500-an-hour flight from Shimla as part of an UDAN scheme that makes air travel accessible to lower middle class families. It also plans to enhance connectivity with more airports in the country.The...

27-Apr-2017 Shimla

Narendra Modi launches Rs 2,500 an hour air travel scheme

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday flagged off the first Rs 2,500 an hour flight from here as part of the government's UDAN scheme that makes air travel cheaper and accessible to lower middle class families of India and plans to enhance connectivity...

20-Apr-2017 New Delhi

ED questions Virbhadra for eight hours in money laundering case

The Enforcement Directorate on Thursday questioned Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh in connection with a money laundering case, an official said.The senior Congress leader arrived at the agency's office here in the afternoon and was questioned...

17-Apr-2017 New Delhi

Administrative Block of Nagrota Engineering College inaugurated

Union Minister of Human Resource Development  Prakash Javadekar today digitally inaugurated the Administrative Block of Nagrota Engineering College in Kangra district during a function organized at New Delhi while launching the Fund and Reform Tracker...

17-Apr-2017 Dalhousie

Virbhadra Singh dedicates 50 bed hospital at Dalhousie

Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh today dedicated centrally heated newly constructed 50-bedded hospital, Dalhousie completed with an outlay of Rs 3.10 crore.He directed PWD for construction of mortuary, a parking and a canteen for the hospital at Dalhousie.The...

15-Apr-2017 Chamba

Virbhadra Singh inaugurates Luddu-Uteep- Baat water supply scheme

Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh today dedicated projects worth Rs. 39. 53 crore to the people of Chamba.He dedicated the innovative Rs.13.30 crore  Uteep-Luddu-Baat drinking water supply scheme covering 16 villages of five panchayats benefitting population...

14-Apr-2017 Chamba

Virbhadra singh dedicates development projects worth Rs 26 crore

Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh today dedicated developmental  projects worth Rs 25.84 crore to the people of Churah and Chamba assemblies constituencies. Besides inaugurating five major bridges, the Chief Minister dedicated many road projects and an Ayurveda...

14-Apr-2017 Shimla

CM offers floral tributes to Dr. Ambedkar

Chief Minister Shri Virbhadra Singh paid floral tributes to Bharat Ratan Baba Saheb Bhim Rao Ambedkar, the architect of Indian Constitution, on his birth anniversary at Ambedkar Chowk, here today.Virbhadra Singh said Baba Saheb was known as father of the Indian...

11-Apr-2017 Shimla

Will appear before Enforcement Directorate : Virbhadra Singh

Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh on Tuesday said he will appear before the Enforcement Directorate (ED) this week for questioning in a money laundering case registered against him."I will go to Delhi on April 13 at the notice of the Enforcement...

10-Apr-2017 Shimla

Himachal Pradesh Cabinet Decisions

In order to ensure smooth implementation of “Unemployment Allowance Scheme-2017” the Cabinet today accorded approval to hire 140 data entry operators on outsource basis (as may be required) and creation of 20 posts of Junior Office Assistant (IT) to be...

10-Apr-2017 Shimla

Virbhadra Singh launches E-governance project of HPPSC

Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh after  launching the  e-governance project ‘ICT Solution’ at H.P. Public Service Commission, (HPPSC) here today said that all the regions of the state should get equal representation in selection to various posts.Emphasizing...

10-Apr-2017 Shimla

Virbhadra Singh inaugurates Jakhoo Ropeway Project

Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh inaugurated Jakhoo ropeway project completed with an outlay of approximately Rs. 40 crore here today.The foundation stone of much awaited ropeway project was laid way back in July 2007, but due to certain environmental reasons...

10-Apr-2017 Shimla

Eco Task forces to Cull Monkeys

Eco Task Forces will be constituted for scientifically culling of monkeys declared as vermin in the State. As the religious sentiments prevent the people for the same, the work now would be assigned to Eco Task Forces.They will be  supported by State...

08-Apr-2017 Paonta Sahib (Himachal Pradesh)

Himachal CM asks IIM students to focus on rural areas

Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh on Saturday asked management students to focus on development of rural areas and underprivileged in order to help growth and expansion of economic activities.Addressing the first convocation of the Indian Institute...

05-Apr-2017 New Delhi

Himachal CM approaches SC in disproportionate assets case

Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh on Wednesday moved the Supreme Court against a Delhi High Court order that rejected his plea to quash an FIR against him and his wife in a disproportionate assets case.The veteran Congress leader challenged the...

29-Mar-2017 Shimla

Himachal launches Centre's energy efficiency scheme

In an initiative to promote energy efficiency, Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh on Wednesday launched a scheme here to distribute light-emitting diode (LED) tubelights and energy-efficient fans.The scheme Ujala or 'Unnat Jeevan by Affordable...

22-Mar-2017 New Delhi

I&PH Minister urges Union Government to increase funding in NRDWP

Irrigation and Public Health Minister Smt. Vidya Stokes addressing on the occasion of national workshop organized by Ministry of Drinking Water and Sanitation, GoI on “Water for All” at new Delhi today urged the Union Government to increase funding in National...

21-Mar-2017 Una

CM unfurls Monumental National Flag at Bharwain

Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh today unfurled the Monumental National flag at Bharwain in district Una today. A sum of Rs 13.65 lakh was incurred on this around 100 feet high flag by the Temple Trust Chintpurni.The Chief Minister also paid obeisance at Mata...

21-Mar-2017 Shimla

CM blames centre for delay in developmental works

While addressing public gathering at Dharamsaal Mantaan in Chintpurni assembly constituency  Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh said that it was wrong practice by the Governor of Manipur and Goa not to invite the single largest party to form the government...

20-Mar-2017 Gagret (Una)

CM announces Sub-tehsil at Kaloh in Gagret constituency

Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh while addressing a mammoth gathering at Gagret in Una district today announced opening of Sub-tehsil at Kaloh and a water supply scheme for Daulatpur Chowk. He also announced up-gradation of Community Health Centre to Civil hospital,...

20-Mar-2017 Una

Centre withholding funds for swan channelization : Mukesh Agnihotri

Industries Minister, Mukesh Agnihotri, who shared the dais with the Chief Minister was addressing a massive public meeting at Gagret today blamed the NDA government for withholding the funds for Rs 922 crore,  swan river channelization. He said that the state...

20-Mar-2017 Una

Virbhadra singh hit out at BJP for airing ‘mafia raj’ rumours

Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh while addressing a massive public meeting at Gagret in Una district today came down heavily upon the state BJP leaders for airing rumours about ‘Mafia Raj’ in the State. He said it was disgusting on the part of BJP to misguide...

16-Mar-2017 Shimla

Rohtang tunnel will boost tourism : Virbhadra Singh

Tourist footfalls in the picturesque, remote Lahaul Valley in Himachal Pradesh will spike with the construction of the 8.8-km horseshoe shaped Rohtang tunnel, an engineering marvel, Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh informed the assembly on Thursday.He said steps...

14-Mar-2017 Shimla

Himachal has 63 officials with doubtful integrity : Virbhadra Singh

Himachal Pradesh has 63 officials with doubtful integrity and 27 of them are posted in sensitive posts, Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh said on Tuesday.Criminal or departmental proceedings are pending in courts or at departmental level against these officials,...

10-Mar-2017 Shimla

Himachal CM presents populist, deficit budget of Rs 35,783-cr

With an eye to woo common man ahead of the assembly elections, Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh on Friday presented a populist but deficit Rs 35,783-crore budget for 2017-18 with no new taxes.The Chief Minister, who also holds the finance portfolio,...

10-Mar-2017 Shimla

Demonetisation decision taken in haste : Virbhadra Singh

Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh on Friday said the Centre's decision to demonetise high-value currency notes was taken in a haste and despite financial constraints his government ensured there was no slowdown in progress.After the November 8 move,...

25-Feb-2017 Mandi (Himachal Pradesh)

Weeklong Shivratri festivities begin in Himachal

Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh on Saturday inaugurated the weeklong International Shivratri Mandi Fair in this town popularly known as "Chhoti Kashi".Speaking on the occasion, he announced a medical university would be set up here.Earlier, the...

19-Feb-2017 Mandi

Chief Minister addressed Sankalp Rally at Kansa Chowk

Finally, Congress party blew the conch for assembly elections-2017 in the  ‘Sankalp Rally’ from the  historical Kansa Chowk in Balh assembly constituency, where thousands of people particularly from surrounding four constituencies viz: Sundernagar,...

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