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01-Nov-2017 Shimla

Congress Himachal poll manifesto woos farmers, youths, employees

 The ruling Congress in Himachal Pradesh on Wednesday released its manifesto for the November 9 assembly election, promising interest-free loans to farmers, laptops for students and special grade pay scale for all employees.Releasing the manifesto, Congress...

20-Oct-2017 Shimla

Himachal CM doesn't own avehicle, has more jewellery than wife

Congress leader and six-time Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh on Friday revealed he and his family has no vehicle but movable assets worth over Rs 9.5 crore.Interestingly, the octogenarian Congress leader owns jewellery more than his wife Pratibha...

12-Oct-2017 Shimla

SJVNL presents Rs. 52.75 crore dividend to state government

Satluj Jal Vidyut Nigam Limited (SJVNL) today presented a cheque amounting to Rs.  Rs 52, 75,07,400 to Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh  as a dividend.Shri Virbhadra Singh said that power sector was one of the important sectors for revenue generation...

12-Oct-2017 Shimla

Virbhadra Singh lays foundation stone of Press Club Shimla

Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh laid online foundation stone of Press Club of Shimla from state Secretariat today. The Press club is to be constructed near the old subzi mandi at a cost of Rs 1.07 crore.The Chief Minister also launched the website of the Shimla...

12-Oct-2017 Shimla

Virbhadra Singh lays foundation stone of Tandi sangam Ghat online

Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh today laid online foundation stone of the 'Tandi Sangam Ghat' to be constructed on the confluence of river Chandra and Bhaga at Tandi in Lahaul valley.The Ghat would be constructed with an outlay of Rs 22 crore. The Chief Minister...

10-Oct-2017 Shimla

Cabinet Reduces VAT on Petrol and Diesel

In order to give relief to the people from rising petrol and diesel prices the cabinet in its meeting held here today decided to reduce VAT on Petrol and diesel by one percent from existing tax rate.Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh presided over the meeting.The...

10-Oct-2017 Shimla

In Himachal, Virbhadra, 83, prepares for battle, faces divided BJP

After thwarting foes within, six-time Himachal Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh, 83, is set to don battle gear once again with Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi declaring him the "commander" who will lead the party to victory.In contrast, the opposition Bharatiya...

09-Oct-2017 Shimla

My chief ministerial candidature has put BJP on edge: Virbhadra Singh

Two days after Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi endorsed his chief ministerial candidature in the coming assembly polls, Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh on Monday said the move had put the opposition BJP on edge."Certainly, it has given...

07-Oct-2017 Mandi

Virbhadra Singh to lead Congress in Vidhan Sabha Elections

National congress Vice-President, Rahul Gandhi declared that Chief Minister, Virbhadra Singh will lead the party in the coming assembly elections and urged people of the state to make Virbhadra Singh Chief Minister of the state for the seventh time.He was addressing...

06-Oct-2017 Kullu

Congress stands for unifying the society and speedy development

Addressing the concluding ceremony of the International Kullu Dusshera festival at Kullu today, Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh announced a sum of rupees one thousand for  ‘Gair Muafidaar’ (whose land have gone in tenancy) deities for performing daily religious...

06-Oct-2017 Mandi

Virbhadra Singh reviews arrangements of Rally at Paddal

Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh, Party in-charge for HP Sushil Kumar Shinde and Co-incharge Ranjeeta Ranjan together  reached Mandi from Kullu today  to review arrangements in connection with visit of National Congress Vice President Shri Rahul Gandhi,...

05-Oct-2017 Kullu

Virbhadra Singh pays obeisance to Lord Raghunath at Kullu

Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh was accorded warm welcome on reaching Bhuntar Airport at Kullu today.  He was here today to preside over the closing ceremony of the International Kullu Dussehra festival.He said the century old Kullu Dussehra is one of...

05-Oct-2017 Shimla

Virbhadra Singh urges to follow the teachings of Mararish Valmiki

Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh attended the ‘Valmiki Prakat Utsav’ on the occasion of ‘Valmiki Jayanti’ here today. He also inaugurated the newly constructed building of  GHS, Krishnanagar completed with an outlay of Rs 2.20 crore. He directed the Commissioner,...

04-Oct-2017 Shimla

Virbhadra Singh launches Shresth Himachal Mobile App

Chief  Minister Virbhadra Singh launched ‘Shresth Himachal’ Mobile App (Excellent Himachal) at Shimla today.The objective of the App is to provide to the people as well as to the administration a single tool to deal with the complaints related to crime, disaster,...

04-Oct-2017

HP Heritage Tourism Policy approved

The Cabinet in its meeting held here today approved to exempt the token tax on tractors used for agriculture purpose. It also removed the condition of minimum one-hectare land for acquiring the tractors for agriculture purpose and recovery of arrears of...

04-Oct-2017 Shimla

Virbhadra Singh launches app for women safety

The women are the inseparable part of the society and it becomes the moral duty of all of us to give them due respect and honour, they deserve. Keeping this in view, the State Government has opened 'One Stop Centre' at Solan recently and today Chief Minister...

04-Oct-2017 Shimla

Virbhadra Singh dedicates developmental projects of Rs. 12.17 crore

Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh dedicated developmental projects worth Rs. 12.17 crore online from  Rajkiya Kanya Mahavidhayala (RKMV) Shimla today. The Chief Minister inaugurated Administrative Block at RKMV, Shimla constructed with an outlay of Rs. 3.21...

03-Oct-2017 Bilaspur

Narendra Modi lays foundation stone of AIIMS at Kothipura

Prime Minister  Narendra Modi along with Governor Acharya Devvrat and Chief Minister  Virbhadra Singh performed the foundation stone laying ceremony of the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) to be opened at Kothipura in  Bilaspur...

02-Oct-2017 Shimla

Virbhadra Singh inaugurates ITI at Nerwa

While addressing the public meeting at Nerwa in Chopal Tehsil of district Shimla today, Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh said that it was unfortunate that the sitting MLA from Chopal could not digest the development of the area and betrayed the people by joining...

02-Oct-2017 Shimla

Virbhadra Singh offers floral tributes to Mahatma Gandhi

Chief Minister  Virbhadra Singh along with Irrigation and Public Health Minister Smt. Vidya Stokes and other state leaders offered floral tributes on memorial of Mahatma Gandhi at the historic ridge, here today on his 148th birth anniversary.The Chief...

01-Oct-2017 Jaswan-Pragpur(Kangra)

Virbhadra Singh dedicates various developmental projects in Jaswan-Pragpur

Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh while addressing a public meeting at Dada-Siba in Jaswan-Pragpur constituency of district Kangra today exhorted the people to vote in favour of present ruling Congress government to ensure development and welfare at large. Unlike...

30-Sep-2017 Shimla

Dushhera festival celebrated at Jakhu temple

Traditional fervour marked the Dushhera festival at the famous Jakhu temple of Shimla today, as thousands of people gathered to witness the burning of effigies of the Lanka King, Ravana, his son Meghnaad and brother Khumbkarna to mark the victory of good over evil.Chief...

28-Sep-2017 Shimla

2314 kms new road length constructed in State : Virbhadra Singh

Vikramaditya Singh was not elected as President of the State Youth Congress by nomination but by virtue of elections in a democratic manner, said Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh while addressing a public meeting at  Kumarsain in Shimla district today. He said...

28-Sep-2017 Shimla

Virbhadra Singh inaugurates interpretation centre at Narkanda

Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh today inaugurated the Interpretation centre-cum-wayside amenity of state tourism department at Narkanda in district shimla today. Constructed with an outlay of Rs 1.90 crore in the complex of Hatu hostel of the tourism department,...

27-Sep-2017

HP CABINET DECISIONS

The Cabinet in its meeting held here today decided to enhance maternity leave to women employees of the State government from existing 135 days to 180 days.The meeting was chaired by Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh.Keeping in view reducing litigation and...

27-Sep-2017 Shimla

11 modern Bus stands constructed in the State : G.S. Bali

Transport Minister G.S. Bali said that as many as 11 new Bus stands equipped with  modern facilities were completed in his present tenure in the State at Chamba with Rs. 4.50, Sangla Rs. 80 lakh, Dulehar Rs. 2.90 crore, Nurpur Rs. 1.40 crore, Kotli Rs. 3.40...

27-Sep-2017 Shimla

HRTC gave benefits worth Rs. 609 crore to HRTC employees

Presiding over Board of Directors meeting here at Shimla today Transport Minister Shri G.S. Bali said HRTC has given benefits of more than Rs. 609 crore to employees and pensioners of HRTC during last four years in the State. He said the corporation has released...

26-Sep-2017 Shimla

Deputation of Kupvi and Arki calls on CM

A deputation of Kupvi region of Chopal tehsil, led by Chairman, State Agriculture Marketing Board, Subhash Manglate met Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh here today and  urged him for setting up a separate Block Development officer office (BDO) at Kupvi...

26-Sep-2017 Shimla

Virbhadra Singh dedicates 31 projects to State online

Chief Minister  Virbhadra Singh dedicated and laid foundation stones of around 31 projects in different parts of the State from Dalhousie (Chamba), Solan, Doon, Nalagarh, Manali, Kullu, Shahpur, Pachhad, Kasumpti, Una, Lahaul-Spiti, to Seraj constituencies...

22-Sep-2017 Shimla

HPTDC earns profit of Rs. 682 lakh upto August, 2017

The 150th meeting of Board of Directors (BoD) of the Himachal Pradesh Tourism Development Corporation (HPTDC) was held here today under the Chairmanship of Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh.The Chief Minister appreciated the efforts made by the employees of...

22-Sep-2017 Shimla

Virbhadra Singh inaugurates foot bridge of GSSS Portmore Shimla

Chief Minister Shri Virbhadra Singh today inaugurated foot bridge leading to Auditorium of Government Senior Secondary School (Girls) Portmore, Shimla constructed with an outlay Rs. 30 lakh besides dedicating vocational Lab completed at a cost of Rs. 14 lakh.Speaking...

22-Sep-2017 Kiarighat (Solan)

Virbhadra Singh Lays FS of Rs. 25 Crore Convention Centre at Kiarighat

Chief Minister  Virbhadra Singh today laid foundation stone of Rs. 25 crore Convention Centre at Kiarighat in district Solan. Social Justice and Empowerment Minister Dr. Col. Dhani Ram Shandil was also present on the occasion.Shri Virbhadra Singh said...

20-Sep-2017 Shimla

Vidya Stokes inaugurates Wi-Fi facility for Thanadhar panchayat

Under Pradhan Mantri Gramin Digital Saksharta Abhiyan IPH & IT Minister Vidya Stokes inaugurated Wi-Fi service at Thanadhar panchayat through video conferencing. She also distributed free smart phones to six newly digitally literate persons on the occasion.Stokes...

20-Sep-2017 Parwanoo (Solan)

Virbhadra Singh distributes keys of flats to slum dwellers at Parwanoo

Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh today distributed the keys of flats constructed for the slum dwellers involving an expenditure of Rs.15 crore under Integrated Housing and Slum Development Programme at Parwanoo in district Solan.In his message on the occasion,...

19-Sep-2017 Shimla

Bronze medal winner Jaivanti meets Virbhadra Singh

Chief Minister  Virbhadra Singh congratulated  constable Jaivanti for winning bronze medal in National Taekwondo championship held in Srinagar from 14th to 16th September, 2017.Hailing from Rajgarh of Sirmaur district, Jaivanti earlier begged medals...

19-Sep-2017 Shimla

Virbhadra Singh directs for immediate clearance of Nautor cases

Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh strictly directed to clear the 'Nautor' cases without delay. He said that since less time was left, the officers should camp in the field and clear the 'Nautor' sanctions within given timeframe and laxity in this regard would...

19-Sep-2017 Shimla

Virbhadra Singh lays foundation stones of degree colleges

To fulfill the commitment of providing the higher and quality education to the students of the state at their door-steps, Chief Minister Shri Virbhadra Singh today laid foundation stone of 10 degree colleges, inaugurated ITI at Delath in Rampur, building...

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