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20-May-2018 Shimla

Good governance-A hallmark of State Government

Good governance is one of the top priorities of the State Government. Himachal Pradesh is the first State to pioneer the District Good Governance Index for measuring governance performance on seven themes, eighteen focus subjects and forty five indicators...

19-May-2018 Shimla

Take necessary measures for revival of Hydro Power Sector : ACS

Necessary directions were issued to Directorate of Energy to set up a Power Sale Control Room to monitor real time generation and to increase revenue of the State Government. Further it was discussed that it would be appropriate that monitoring of all Projects...

19-May-2018 Dharot/Seraj (Mandi)

Development of Rural areas is top priority : Jai Ram Thakur

The State Government has allocated Rs. 200 crore for proper maintenance and metteling of roads in the State till now so as to facilitate the commuters. This was stated by the Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur while addressing a public meeting at Dharot in Seraj...

18-May-2018 Shimla

Jai Ram Thakur reviews progress of Smart City Project Dharamshala

A meeting was held here today under the chairmanship of Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur to review the progress on Smart City Project Dharamshala.Speaking on the occasion, Chief Minister said that Rs. 2100 crore mega project for Dharamshala town would not...

18-May-2018 Shimla

Governor Acharya Devvrat releases book on Social Equality

Governor Acharya Devvrat today released book titled ‘Social Equality’ written by Shri Sanjay Gaur and Shri Dinesh Dixit at Raj Bhawan, Shimla. The book primarily focusses on social equality, which is still debatable in India even in 21st century.The Governor...

17-May-2018 Shimla

Delegation calls Jai Ram Thakur

A delegation of Shimla Rural assembly constituency led by newly appointed Chairman of Kailash Federation Ravi Mehta called on the Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur at his official residence Oak Over here today.The delegation thanked the Chief Minister for...

17-May-2018 Shimla

Mohit Chauhan calls on Jai Ram Thakur

Mohit Chauhan noted playback singer and Brand Ambassador National Skill Development called on the Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur at Oakover today.It was a courtesy call....

17-May-2018 Palampur (Kangra)

Acharya Devvrat inaugurates Farmer Training Camp under ZBNF

Governor Acharya Devvrat today inaugurated the three day Farmers Training Camp of “Prakritik Kheti Khushhaal Kisan Yojana” under Zero Budget Natural Farming (ZBNF) organised by the Agriculture department at Palampur in Kangra district.On the occasion, Acharya...

16-May-2018 Shimla

Review meeting of National Rural Livelihood Mission held

Virender Kanwar Rural Development and Panchayati Raj Minister while presiding over a Review Meeting of  National Rural Livelihood Mission  informed here today that work plan for current financial year worth Rs. 25 crore under the Mission has been approved.He...

15-May-2018 Shimla

J P Nadda inaugurates two-day risk communication workshop

J P Nadda, Union Minister of Health and Family Welfare inaugurated a two-day workshop on ‘Risk Communication during Public Health Emergencies’ at Shimla. During his inaugural address, Nadda urged the public health functionaries for keeping their communication...

15-May-2018 Shimla

Meeting to review preparations for President's visit held

A meeting to review the preparations of the State Government for the visit of President of India to Shimla was held here today. Chief Secretary Shri Vineet Chawdhry presided over the meeting.He directed all the officers to make elaborate preparations for...

15-May-2018 New Delhi

Kishan Kapoor demands MCH Wing at Dharamshala

Food, Civil Supplies and Consumer Affairs Minister Kishan Kapoor met Union Health Minister Jagat Prakash Nadda at New Delhi today.He demanded Mother and Child Help Care Wing (MCH Wing) at Dharamshala adding that with formation of this Centre, people of the...

14-May-2018 Shimla

Society needs honest and efficient officers : Jai Ram Thakur

While addressing the Standing Committee Meeting of Chairpersons of State Public Service Commissions held here today, Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur said that the Standing Committee meetings have emerged as an effective platform for sharing the ideas, experiences...

14-May-2018 Shimla

Govt signs MoU with NHA on PMRSSM

Government today signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with National Health Agency (NHA), Government of India regarding national health scheme “Ayushman Bharat-Pradhan Mantri Rashtriya Swasthya Mission (PMRSSM)” at Peterhoff, Shimla.The MoU was signed by Chief...

14-May-2018 Shimla

MoUs signed for implementation of ' Ayushman Bharat'

MoUs were signed between five States and one Union Territory with the National Health Mission, Government of India to implement 'Ayushman Bharat', a mega scheme to provide free health treatment upto Rs. 5 lakh to the people living below poverty line in the...

14-May-2018 New Delhi

Kishan Kapoor demands Rs. 36 crore from Centre

Food Civil Supplies and Consumer Affairs Minister Kishan Kapoor met Union Minister of State for Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution C R Chowdhry at New Delhi today. He urged the Union Minister to release Transport freight and handling charges worth...

14-May-2018 Shimla

Efforts should be made to promote Calligraphy : Acharya Devvrat

An calligraphy exhibition was held at Gaiety theatre today. Governor Acharya Devvrat was the Chief Guest on the occasion.While addressing as in function the Governor said that the first impression of any student at school level reflects from his handwriting...

13-May-2018 Sirmaur

Seven killed as bus rolls down hill in Himachal

At least seven persons were killed and 12 injured when a bus skidded off the road and rolled down the hill in Sirmaur district in Himachal Pradesh on Sunday, an official said.The private bus was on its way from Manva to Solan town when the accident occurred...

12-May-2018 Shimla

Medical University will be established soon in state : Jai Ram Thakur

Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur said that a Medical University would be established in the State soon for effective management of all the six medical colleges of the state. He said about 1000 vacant posts of nurses would be filled up on priority to strengthen...

11-May-2018 Shimla

Govt. committed for welfare of senior citizens : Jai Ram Thakur

The State Government was committed for the welfare and well being of the senior citizens and several schemes had been launched for their betterment. This was stated by the Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur during a live interaction through video conference on...

10-May-2018

Four nominations approved for State Innovation Awards

A Meeting of State Innovation Council was held here today under the Chairmanship of Chief Secretary Vineet Chaudhary to approve the schemes/best innovative practices recommended by the concerned sectoral committees for award under six identified sectors.These...

09-May-2018 Chandigarh

CM enquires well being of injured employee at PGIMER

Chief Minister Jai ram Thakur today visited PGIMER, Chandigarh to enquire the well being of Gulab Singh, an employee of public works department who got injured in a firing incident at Kasauli few days back.The Chief Minister wished him a speedy recovery and...

08-May-2018 Shimla

Himachal Pradesh Cabinet decisions

The State Cabinet in its meeting held here today under the chairmanship of Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur decided to approve certain amendments in the existing hydropower policy of the State. It approved to rationalize the rates of royalty to be applicable...

08-May-2018 Shimla

State to provide heli-taxi facility at tourist places : Manisha Nanda

Additional Chief Secretary, Tourism and Civil Aviation Manisha Nanda said the state government was making best efforts to start heli-taxi services at various tourist destinations of the state. This was a major step towards giving boost to tourism sector and it...

08-May-2018 Shimla

Efforts on to harness power potential of State : Jai Ram Thakur

While presiding over the 19th foundation day of HPSEB Ltd. Technical Employees Union here today Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur said that Himachal  Pradesh was known as the power state of the country and credit of this goes to the employees of the State...

08-May-2018 Dharamsala

Rain snow brought down temperature in Himachal

The Dhouladhar ranges of Himalayas in Kangra district of Himachal had the fresh and heavy snowfall this morning as the entire Kangra Valley including the famous hill station Dharamshala experiencing the light to moderate rain since yesterday evening. The...

08-May-2018 Shimla

World Red Cross Day observed at Raj Bhawan

Governor Acharya Devvrat, who is also the President of H P State Red Cross Society, said that serving the suffering humanity was itself service to the God. He was speaking on the occasion of World Red Cross Day at Raj Bhawan, today after flagging off the Red...

08-May-2018 Shimla

Chief Minister calls upon people to support Red Cross activities

On World Red Cross Day, the members and volunteers of State Red Cross and students of various schools pinned up the Red Cross flag to the Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur.Chief Minister also donated towards Red Cross Fund on the occasion appealed to the people...

08-May-2018 Shimla

Jai Ram Thakur launches 'Jeevan Rakshak APP' for Thalassemia Patients

Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur launched Family Circuit for Thalassemia Patients in Himachal Pradesh by Art of Living, HP on the occasion of World Thalassemia Day here today.Speaking on the occasion, the Chief Minster said that the State Government would ensure...

08-May-2018 Shimla

Ambassador of Norway Calls on Jai Ram Thakur

Ambassador of Norway in India H.E. Mr Nils Ragnar Kamsvag called on the Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur at Oakover  here today to discuss the possibilities  of investment by Norway in the field of hydropower and tourism in Himachal Pradesh. He said that...

07-May-2018 Shimla

Suresh Bhardwaj directs for rational water supply in Shimla town

Education Minister Suresh Bhardwaj while presiding over a meeting of the officers of Municipal Corporation, Irrigation and Public Health department,  district administration and Electricity Board here today directed to ensure evenhanded water supply to all...

07-May-2018 Shimla

Norwegian Envoy calls on Governor Acharya Devvrat

Nils Ragnar Kamsvag, Ambassador of Norway called on Governor Acharya Devvrat at Raj Bhawan, Shimla, today.On the occasion, the Governor discussed issues pertaining to environment and exchange of technology. He said that serious efforts were being executed...

07-May-2018 Dharamshala (Kangra)

Farm mechanization is need of the hour : Jai Ram Thakur

Despite limited financial resources, the State Government has proposed several new schemes for the State to give impetus to all round and equitable development of the State and its farming community.This was stated by the Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur while...

06-May-2018 Palampur

Rs. 25 crore outlay for promotion of Natural Farming

The State Government has earmarked Rs. 25 crore in the State Budget for promotion of Zero Budget Natural Farming. He said that the State Government would ensure support to the scientists for carrying out research in different fields.  This was stated...

06-May-2018 Shimla

Bike Ambulances Reduce, Response Time up to 33 percent in saving life

Spearheading the mission of saving lives and incorporating the objective of providing prompt health services to every citizen of the state in case of emergency the government started 108 Bike Ambulance services also called  First Responder Bikes (FRB) on 02nd...

05-May-2018 Shimla

Acharya Devvrat advocates for Healthy Life Style

A three-day medical camp was organized at Raj Bhavan campus for general public in association with the team of doctors from Help Age India and Shri Ram Hospital.On the closing day, Governor Acharya Devvrat in his address called upon people to change their...

04-May-2018 Shimla

CM discusses developmental issues with Governor

Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur today called on Governor Acharya Devvrat at Raj Bhawan to discuss various issued pertaining to developmental activities being executed in different sectors particularly in horticulture and agricultural fields in the state.The...

03-May-2018 New Delhi

ADB team holds discussion with CM for Rs. 750 crore tourism project

A high powered Asian Development Bank team led by Country Director Keninchi Yokoyama met Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur at New Delhi today.The team held discussions for Rs 750 crore second trench proposal under Infrastructure Development Investment Programme...

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