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16-Jan-2018 Shimla

Jai Ram Thakur releases calendar of Giriraj Weekly

Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur released the official calendar of Giriraj Weekly of Information and Public Relations Department here today.The Chief Minister said the Giriraj weekly played an important role in disseminating the policies and programmes of the...

16-Jan-2018 Shimla

SJVN donates One crore towards CMRF

Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur was presented a cheque of rupees one crore by Sutlej Jal Vidyut Nigam (SJVN) towards Chief Minister's Relief Fund here today by its Chairman cum Chief Managing Director Nand Lal Sharma.Chief Minister while thanking the SJVN said...

16-Jan-2018 Shimla

Dr. Rachna Gupta takes oath as HPPSC member

Governor Acharya Devvrat administered oath of office and secrecy to Dr. Rachna Gupta as member of Himachal Pradesh Public Service Commission in a simple but impressive ceremony held at Raj Bhavan, today. Chief Minister Shri Jai Ram Thakur was also present on...

14-Jan-2018 Shimla

State level legal services camp organized at Sunni

H.P. State Legal Services Authority is collaboration with the Shimla District Legal Services Authority today organized a state level legal services camp at Sunni in Shimla district. Chief Minister  Jai Ram Thakur inaugurated the camp. While Chief Justice...

14-Jan-2018 Mandi

Himachal to restore hot springs at Tattapani : Jai Ram Thakur

The Himachal Pradesh government is committed to promote religious tourism in Tattapani village on the Sutlej river bank in Mandi district and restore the natural hot springs there, Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur said on Sunday.The issue of restoration of...

13-Jan-2018 Shimla

Acharya Devvrat awards merit scholarships to 151 students of Himachal

Governor Acharya Devvrat conferred SJVN Silver Jubilee Merit Scholarship Awards upon 151 meritorious students of Himachal Pradesh during the award distribution ceremony organised by Satluj Jal Vidyut Nigam Foundation and HIMCON at Raj Bhawan today. He handed...

12-Jan-2018 Shimla

Jai Ram Thakur offers floral tributes to Swami Vivekananda

Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur today offered floral tributes to great Indian saint Swami Vivekananda on his 155th birth anniversary at Tapovan in Dharamshala being marked as the Youth Day.The Chief Minister said Swami Vivekananda was a key figure in the introduction...

10-Jan-2018

CM announces Rs. 5 lakh to Kanchan Thakur

Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur today announced that State Government would provide cash prize of Rs. 5 lakh to Kanchan Thakur who won bronze medal in world Skiing competition The Chief Minister said that the Government was coming up with a plan for systematic...

10-Jan-2018 Dharamsala

Acharya Devvrat asks MLAs to keep political vendetta at bay

Political vendetta should not come in the way of development of the state, Himachal Pradesh Governor Acharya Dev Vrat told legislators on Wednesday.In his 20-minute address here to the newly-elected members of the Legislative Assembly, he said the people had given...

09-Jan-2018 Dharamsala

Himachal Cabinet contributes Rs 1 lakh each to relief fund

In a humanitarian gesture, Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur and his 11 Cabinet colleagues on Tuesday decided to contribute Rs 100,000 each from their salary towards the Chief Minister's Relief Fund, Thakur said.The previous Congress government...

08-Jan-2018 Shimla

Journalists in Shimla protest FIR against Tribune reporter

Journalists here staged a demonstration on Monday to protest against the UIDAI's decision to register a case against The Tribune newspaper and one of its reporters for exposing illegal data leak of Aadhaar details.The protest was organised on behalf of the Press...

08-Jan-2018 Dharamsala

Dharmshala welcomes Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur

Chief Minister Shri Jai Ram Thakur was given rousing reception on reaching Gaggal airport at Kangra today. He was received at Gaggal airport by senior BJP leaders including Shri Shanta Kumar and his cabinet colleagues. Food, Civil Supply and Consumer Affairs...

08-Jan-2018 Mandi

No paucity of funds for developmental works : Jai Ram Thakur

Chief Minister Shri Jai Ram Thakur today announced upgradation of Government Middle School Dharotdhar to Government High School in Mandi district from next academic session While addressing the huge gathering the Chief Minister said that he got a massive support...

07-Jan-2018 Mandi

Jai Ram Thakur announces IPH division at Thunag

A mega road show was organised at Thunag as Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur was driven  in an open jeep through the bazar with thousands of his well wishers and admirers raising slogans ‘Aan Hamari, Shaan Hamari, Jai Ram Thakur Jaan Hamari’ (Jai Ram...

07-Jan-2018 Mandi

Jai Ram Thakur upgrades hospital in his constituency

Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur on Sunday announced the upgradation of the Community Health Centre in his constituency located in the interiors of Mandi district.He announced the upgradation of the Community Health Centre at Bagsaid to a Civil...

07-Jan-2018 Shimla

Shun practice of touching feet : Jai Ram Thakur

Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur asked party workers and visitors to shun the practice of touching his feet and offering garlands to him.On Saturday, Thakur told the party workers to discourage the visitors from bringing shawls, garlands, bouquets...

07-Jan-2018 Shimla

Himachal Pradesh shivers as mercury remains sub-zero

An intense cold wave saw most parts of Himachal Pradesh shivering on Sunday with Shimla at a biting 1.3 degrees Celsius while nearby Kufri recorded 1.8 degrees below the freezing point.Shimla experienced its coldest night of the season despite long sunny...

07-Jan-2018 Mandi

Jai Ram Thakur announces to upgrade CHC Bagsaid to civil hospital

Rousing reception was given to Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur, who along with his wife Dr. Sadhna Thakur paid first visit to his home constituency Seraj in district Mandi today. After landing at Mandi, the Chief Minister headed to Baakhli to pay obeisance to...

06-Jan-2018 Shimla

Mukesh Agnihotri calls on Acharya Devvrat

Leader of the Opposition in HP Assembly and former Minister, Shri Mukesh Agnihotri called on Governor Acharya Devvrat at Raj Bhavan here today.It was a courtesy call.On this occasion, the Governor said that, both ruling and opposition party should work with...

06-Jan-2018 Shimla

Acharya Devvrat administers oath to Protem Speaker

Governor Acharya Devvrat administered Oath of Office and Secrecy to Protem Speaker of the newly formed Vidhan Sabha Shri Ramesh Dhwala in the presence of Chief Minister Shri Jai Ram Thakur at a simple ceremony held at the Raj Bhavan here today.Oath ceremony was...

06-Jan-2018 Shimla

Jai Ram Thakur participates in plantation and cleanliness drives

To commemorate the 53rd birthday of Chief Minister Shri Jai Ram Thakur, a blood donation and a health check up camp was organized by Bhartiya Janata Yuva Morcha (BJYM) at the historic Ridge today. Besides, he also participated in a plantation drive organized...

06-Jan-2018 Shimla

Shimla, Manali freeze, record season's lowest

Himachal Pradesh tourist destinations Shimla and Manali on Saturday saw the season's lowest temperature. The minimum temperatures across the state remained two-three degrees below average.At many places in the state the temperatures remained below freezing point,...

05-Jan-2018 New Delhi

Mukesh Agnihotri to be Congress legislature party leader in Himachal

Mukesh Agnihotri, who was re-elected from Haroli in the recent Himachal Pradesh assembly elections, was on Friday appointed the leader of Congress legislature party in the state.The decision was made by Congress President Rahul Gandhi.Agnihotri, a journalist-turned-politician,...

05-Jan-2018 Shimla

Jai Ram Thakur releases ‘Youth in Himachal Pradesh 2018’

Chief Minister of Himachal Pradesh Jai Ram Thakur, today released the document "Youth in Himachal Pradesh-2018", prepared by Economic and Statistics department. On this occasion Dr. Shrikant Baldi Addl.Chief Secretary (Finance, Economic & Statistics),...

05-Jan-2018 Shimla

Prakash Utsav to be celebrated as State level function

The 550th Prakash Utsav (Gurpurab) of Guru Nanak Dev will be celebrated all over Himachal as State level function in the year 2019, stated  Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur after paying obeisance at  Shri Singh Sabha Gurudwara at Shimla  today...

05-Jan-2018 Shimla

Health Minister urges doctors to work with dedication

Health Minister Vipin Singh Parmar urged the doctor’s to work with full dedication for serving the patients and behave in a friendly manner with them. He asked them to fix target of 100 days and work with coordination for achieving the targets.The Minister...

05-Jan-2018 Shimla

Jai Ram Thakur announces women helpline

Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur on Friday announced he will set up round-the-clock women helpline to check crime against them.He said special crime cells would be set up.Thakur said the Chief Minister's office would conduct day-to-day monitoring...

05-Jan-2018 Shimla

Rural Industrialization policy will be formulated: Bikram Singh

Industries Minister Bikram Singh asked the officers of the State Industries Department to prepare a 'Road map' or 'Target Document' for 100 days to make Himachal Pradesh an 'Industrial Hub' of the country in real spirit, for which they should work with missionary...

05-Jan-2018 Shimla

Jai Ram Thakur announces Rs. 5 lakh for Shimla Press Club

Chief Minister,  Jai Ram Thakur at Shimla press club today announced 24x7 'Guddia' help line for safety of women to be launched soon. Special crime cell would be set up in all three police range offices which would be required to report any crime against...

04-Jan-2018

H.P. Cabinet Decisions

The Cabinet in its meeting held here today gave approval for settlement of arrears in BBMB projects in compliance with the Supreme Court orders dated 27th Sep, 2011, in terms of differential energy return. The differential energy quantum of 13066 million...

03-Jan-2018 Mandi

Himachal will witness new era of development : Jai Ram Thakur

Mandi town buzzed with activities of all sorts with hardly a space for extra footfall giving  a  tough time  for the security to manage the crowd as Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur reached Mandi at 6.15 PM amidst cheers from the thousands gathered...

03-Jan-2018 Mandi

Jai Ram Thakur gets rousing reception at Mandi

The people gathered in thousands crowding alongside the roads right from Ghagas  to Mandi to wave hand or have a glimpse of Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur, who for the first time after assuming the charge of Chief Ministers office visited his home district...

03-Jan-2018 Bilaspur

Grievances of Bhakra Dam oustees to be resolved soon : Jai Ram Thakur

Chief Minister  Jai Ram Thakur while presiding over a review meeting with the Officers of various Departments at Bilaspur today said that all-out efforts would be made to redress the grievances of Bhakra Dam oustees. Deputy Commissioner Bilaspur apprised...

02-Jan-2018 Namhol

Jai Ram Thakur accorded rousing reception at Namhol

Jai Ram Thakur was given a rousing reception at Namhol in Bilaspur district today. He is on two days tour to Bilaspur and Mandi district.While addressing a well attended gathering at Namhol, he said that the BJP will adopt it's ‘Drishti Patra 2017’ as ...

02-Jan-2018 Bilaspur

Jai Ram Thakur gets warm welcome enroute Bilaspur

Chief Minister Shri Jai Ram Thakur, who is on his first two day tour to Bilaspur and Mandi after assuming the charge of office of Chief Minister was accorded warm welcome enroute Bilaspur at Totu, Boileauganj, Ghannahatti, Halog, Darlaghat on the boundaries...

01-Jan-2018 Shimla

Jai Ram Thakur announces to reduce HRTC taxi fares for IGMC

Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur today launched the drinking water reservoirs cleaning campaign here from Sanjauli to be carried out through the state under Swachh Bharat Mission. Congratulating the people of the state on New Year, he said that the water tank...

01-Jan-2018 Shimla

Personal profile of Chief Secretary Vineet Chaudhary,IAS

Vineet Chaudhary was born on 23 September,1958 at Jalandhar (Punjab). He did his graduation in Economics, LLB and MBA in Business Administration.  He entered into Indian Administrative Services in 1982.Shri Chaudhary today took over the charge of Chief...

01-Jan-2018 Shimla

Jai Ram Thakur launches cleanliness drive

Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur on Monday kicked off a cleanliness drive from the state capital under the Swachh Bharat Mission by launching a campaign to clean drinking water reservoirs.Greeting people on New Year's day, he said the water tank...

01-Jan-2018 Shimla

Shimla sees season's lowest temperature

The Himachal Pradesh capital on Monday saw the season's lowest temperature of 2.7 degrees Celsius despite no white New Year's Eve.The temperatures remained below the freezing point in many places in the state, an official of the meteorological office here...

31-Dec-2017 Shimla

Vineet Chawdhry is new Himachal Chief Secretary

Vineet Chawdhry is the new Chief Secretary of Himachal Pradesh after replacing V.C. Pharka, an official said on Sunday.Chawdhry, a 1982-batch IAS officer, earlier served as the Principal Adviser (Redressal of Public Grievances).The new BJP government led by...

30-Dec-2017 Shimla

100 posts of doctors to be filled up soon: Vipin Singh Parmar

Health Minister Vipin Singh Parmar said that health services would be further strengthened in the state and all the people would be benefited under the universal health protection scheme. He said that the government would soon fill up 100 posts of doctors to...

30-Dec-2017 Shimla

Anil Sharma stresses to check transmission losses

MPP and Power Minister Shri Anil Sharma said that the state government would make best efforts to harness the power potential available within the state. He said 27,500 megawatt potential had been identified in the state out of which 10,500 had been harnessed...

30-Dec-2017 New Delhi

Jai Ram Thakur meets Amit Shah

Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur on Saturday met Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) President Amit Shah here.Shah, in a tweet, said that he congratulated Thakur."I believe that under his (Thakur's) leadership, the BJP government will create a development...

29-Dec-2017 Shimla

Jai Ram Thakur allocates portfolios to 11 ministers

Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur on Friday allocated portfolios to 11 of his Cabinet colleagues, keeping important portfolios like Home, Finance, Tourism and General Administration with himself.Mohinder Singh was given Irrigation and Public Health,...

29-Dec-2017 New Delhi

Jai Ram Thakur accorded warm welcome at New Delhi

Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur was accorded a warm welcome by the staff of Himachal Bhawan on his arrival here at New Delhi today.They congratulated him on assuming the office of Chief Minister and wished him a successful tenure.Later, while talking to the...

29-Dec-2017 Shimla

Ministers call on Governor

Food, Civil Supplies & Consumer Affairs Minister  Kishan Kapoor and Forest & Transport Minister Govind Singh Thakur called on Governor Acharya Devvrat at Raj Bhavan, today.It was a courtesy call....

29-Dec-2017 New Delhi

Jai Ram Thakur calls on Narendra Modi

Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur on Friday called on Prime Minister Narendra Modi here.This was Thakur's first meeting with the Prime Minister after taking over as Chief Minister on December 27, an official statement said, terming it a courtesy...

28-Dec-2017 Shimla

Jai Ram Thakur announces financial bonanza for employees

A day after assuming charge, Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur on Thursday announced three per cent dearness allowance for the state government employees.The new dearness allowance rates will be implemented with retrospective effect from July...

28-Dec-2017 Shimla

Jai Ram Thakur releases book

Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur released book 'Devbhoomi Himachal' authored by Dr. O.P. Sharma here today. The book contains details of about 46 temples and religious places of the State.The Chief Minister lauded the efforts of the writer for bringing out the...

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