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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,...

19-Feb-2017 Mandi

CM dedicated projects worth Rs.38.80 crore in Balh constituency

Chief Minister  Virbhadra Singh who was in Balh constituency of district Mandi today to address the ‘Sankalp Rally’, finally blew the conch for assembly elections in 2017.The Chief Minister who was accorded a warm welcome, inaugurated and laid foundation...

19-Feb-2017 Shimla

Imported apple cultivars pest-free : Vidya Stokes

The Himachal Pradesh government on Sunday said transparent international guidelines have been followed to rejuvenate its Rs 3,500-crore fruit industry and the imported apple cultivars were tested pest and disease-free.A World Bank-funded Himachal Pradesh...

18-Feb-2017 Shimla

Water carriers thank CM for regularising their services

Thousands of Part time water carriers and water carriers/peons today expressed their gratitude towards Chief Minister Shri Virbhadra Singh for the Cabinet decision to regularize services of as many as 3000 water carriers working on daily wages during the State...

15-Feb-2017 Shimla

Clear backlog of jobs for visually impaired : Virbhadra Singh

Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh on Wednesday directed the state administration to clear the backlog of jobs for the visually impaired.At present, there is a backlog of 163 jobs kept for the physically challenged, an official statement said.It...

26-Jan-2017 Shimla

Himachal celebrates Republic Day amidst snow, rain

Braving bone-chilling chill amidst snowfall and rain, people on Thursday celebrated the Republic Day across Himachal Pradesh.Governor Acharya Devvrat hoisted the flag at the main function at the historic Ridge here.Shimla experienced showers and recorded the...

25-Jan-2017 Kullu

CM launches Karizmatic Kullu Website

Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh while presiding over the 47th Statehood day also launched a website www.GoKullu.com, (Karizmatic Kullu), developed by district administration Kullu, to provide online access to as many as 30-35 lakh tourists visiting Kullu and...

22-Jan-2017 Dharamshala

Himachal CM assures funding to Waste Warriors

Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh has promised funds to 'Waste Warriors', a group which has been clearing trash in Dharamsala since 2009, after they said that handling "mountains of waste" was getting difficult due to a financial crunch.The group,...

20-Jan-2017 Kangra

Virbhadra Singh Pays Obeisance at Bajreshwari Temple

Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh visited the famous ancient Shaktipeeth Bajreshwari Mata temple at Kangra today. He paid obeisance at the altar of goddess Bhagwati and performed a pooja amid chanting of mantras. He evinced a keen interest in the master plan...

20-Jan-2017 Kangra

Virbhadra Singh Inaugurates 8 Branches of KCCB Online

Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh inaugurating 8 branches  of  Kangra central co-operative bank on line at Dharamshala in Kangra district on 20 Jan 2017.Chief Minister Shri Virbhadra Singh dedicated eight branches of Kangra Central Co-operative Bank...

19-Jan-2017 Dharamshala

Virbhadra Singh declares Dharamshala as second capital of Himachal

Chief Minister  Virbhadra Singh today declared Dharamshala, situated in the snow-capped majestic and mighty Dhauladhar range, the second capital of Himachal Pradesh.Camping at Dharamshala these days during the second week of his annual winter sojourn,...

16-Jan-2017 Palampur

Virbhadra Singh sanctions rope way from Bandla village to Snowline

Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh today sanctioned a rope way from Bandla village to snowline near Palampur town in Kangra district along with veterinary dispensary for Badher, Ayurvedic dispensary for Gwal Tikkar and health sub centre for Deogran gram panchayats....

06-Jan-2017 Mandi (Himachal Pradesh)

CM directs for adequate compensation to four lane affected families

Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh today directed the officers of the Revenue Department to provide adequate compensation to the families which were going to be displaced due to the work on Nagchala-Kullu-Manali four lane road.He was presiding over a meeting today...

31-Dec-2016 Shimla

Himachal plans road, ropeway to Shali Tibba temple

Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh on Saturday said steps will be taken to popularise the Bheema Kali temple overlooking the state capital by linking it by road.Addressing a public meeting in his home constituency Shimla rural, he said a road would...

26-Dec-2016 Shimla

Virbhadra Singh lays foundation stone of auditorium of HIPA

Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh today laid the foundation stone of auditorium building of Himachal Institute of Public Administration (HIPA), near Shimla.He also laid foundation stone of new office block of the institute which would be constructed at san estimated...

11-Dec-2016 Jammu

Dy CM lauds role of security forces in safeguarding nation

Lauding the role played by the security forces, the Deputy Chief Minister Dr Nirmal Singh said they have been playing immense role in safeguarding the country against the designs of anti-national elements, besides warding off the threat of external aggression.The...

08-Dec-2016 Kullu

Racial discrimination not to be tolerated in society- Virbhadra Singh

Presiding over the 11th annual convention of Koli Kalyan Board, in Kullu today, Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh said that stringent measures would be taken against those found guilty of racial discrimination and showing indifferent attitude  towards Children...

08-Dec-2016 Kullu

Virbhadra Singh visits Gahar village of Kullu

Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh today visited Gahar village of Kullu district, which was completely destroyed in a devastating fire in the afternoon of 2nd December, 2016. He took stock of the situation and also distributed cheques amounting to Rs. 14.60 lakh...

23-Nov-2016 Chandimandir

Annadale ground to remain in possession of army : Virbhadra Singh

The Annandale ground in Shimla would remain in possession of army as this was the only place which was open and suitable for strategic purposes and for conducting disaster relief and management exercises, said Chief Minister Shri Virbhadra Singh in a Civil...

17-Nov-2016 Shimla

Himachal CM seeks relaxation in exchanging old currency

Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh on Thursday urged the central government to permit the state-run Kangra Central Cooperative Bank and Jogindra Central Cooperative Bank to accept the demonetised Rs 500 and 1,000 notes in the interest of the people.In...

09-Nov-2016 Nahan (Himachal Pradesh)

Virbhadra Singh opens International Renuka Fair

Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh on Wednesday participated in the International Renuka Fair organised in the state's Sirmaur district.He along with his wife Pratibha Singh paid obeisance to the principal deity Lord Parshuram, received the devtas...

28-Oct-2016 Shimla

Himachal Pradesh declared as first Open Defecation Free State

Himachal Pradesh is declared as the first Open Defecation Free (ODF) State amongst the Big States Category to realize the motive of ‘Swachh Bharat Mission’. It was Chief Minister Shri Virbhadra Singh who seemed to be proud enough of declaring the hill state as...

27-Oct-2016 Shimla

Chanshal slopes to be developed for skiing : Virbhadra Singh

The Chanshal slopes in Himachal Pradesh's Shimla district would be developed for skiing to promote adventure sports, Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh said on Thursday.The Chanshal Valley having open vast green pastures is suitable for skiing and other adventure-related...

20-Oct-2016 Shimla

Himachal CM Virbhadra Singh launches scheme to check female foeticide

Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh on Thursday launched a scheme to check female foeticide and low sex ratio in seven districts of the state, an official said.An official statement here cited the Chief Minister as saying that it is important to improve...

19-Oct-2016 Shimla

Himachal nod to 16 industrial proposals

The Himachal Pradesh government on Wednesday granted approval to 16 proposals for setting up new industrial units and expansion of existing ones involving total investment of Rs 147 crore, an official said.A meeting here of the state-level Single Window...

17-Oct-2016 Kullu

Week-long festivities of unique Kullu Dussehra end

The week-long Kullu Dussehra festivities ended on Monday, with over 200 assembled deities starting their journey back to their temples in beautifully decorated palanquins amid much trumpeting and drum beats.Kullu Dussehra, unique to this Himachal Pradesh...

17-Oct-2016 Mandi (Himachal Pradesh)

Virbhadra Singh takes stock of arrangements for PM’s Mandi visit

Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh today went to Paddal ground in Mandi to take stock of security and other arrangements, a day before Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi’s  visits to the State. He said that we heartily welcome the Prime Minister to the State....

17-Oct-2016 Kullu

Virbhadra Singh Laid Foundation Stone Of Kullu Press Club

Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh today laid foundation stone of Press Club at Kullu to be constructed with an outlay of Rs, 25lakh. He said that the  state government had  been constantly endeavouring to facilitate the media persons. The facility of...

07-Oct-2016 Lahaul and Spiti

All possible measures to be taken to develop Sissu : Virbhadra Singh

Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh on his second day of visit to Tribal Lahaul valley, while addressing the gathering at Sissu, said that Sissu was well known as tourist village and all possible measures would be taken to develop Sissu by all means. He said that...

07-Oct-2016 Lahaul and Spiti

CM announces multilevel parking for Keylong

Chief Minister Shri Virbhadra Singh while addressing a public meeting at Keylong in Lahaul and Spiti district last evening, announced construction of multilevel parking at Keylong and Rs. 9.32 crore for Khandip water canal to cover 16 villages of Tandi panchayat...

05-Oct-2016 Shimla

CM Virbhadra Singh releases book

Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh today released a book titled ‘Tishnakam’ written by Sanjay Thakur. The book containing Ghazals, Nazams and Proses is a well deserved compilation by the author.The Chief Minister praised the efforts of the writer and said that...

05-Oct-2016 Shimla

Make Red Cross activities more effective: Pratibha Singh

Chairperson, H.P. Red Cross Hospital Welfare Section Pratibha Singh has urged all the members to participate actively in all activities of the Red Cross so that the suffering humanity could be served with full dedication.She was presiding over the meeting of Red...

05-Oct-2016 Shimla

Monetary benefits to Gallantry Award Winners enhanced

The Cabinet in its meeting held today decided to amend the ‘Land Record Manual’ by  creating one Kanungo  circle over every six Patwar circles leading to creation of 154  posts of Kanungos in the State. In addition to this Cabinet also decided...

30-Sep-2016 Shimla

'It's painful to see people being divided on race'

Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh on Friday said it was painful to see the people being divided on race, region, religion and nationalities.He was addressing over 200 delegates from 33 countries before flagging off a peace march from here in which...

25-Sep-2016 Shimla

Himachal a model of peaceful co-existence : Virbhadra Singh

Chief Minister Shri Virbhadra Singh participated in the 350th Birth Anniversary celebrations “ Prakashparv” of Guru Gobind Singh ji, at historical Ridge today. The two days event was organised by Sri Guru Singh Sabha, Shimla in collaboration with the State...

25-Sep-2016 Shimla

Guru Gobind Singh's teachings still relevant : Virbhadra Singh

The teachings of 10th Sikh Guru Gobind Singh are still relevant to promote harmony and brotherhood, Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh said on Sunday."The teachings of Guru Gobind Singh are more relevant in present times and we should follow...

23-Sep-2016 New Delhi

Industries Minister urges entrepreneurs to invest in Himachal

Industries Minister Mukesh Agnihotri addressing a  “Conclave”  of investors organised by CII on investment possibilities in Northern region at New Delhi on 23 Sep 2016.Industries Minister Shri Mukesh Agnihotri urged the investors to come forward to avail...

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