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24-Sep-2018 Shimla

Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur Flags off ‘Swachhata Rally’

Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur flagged off the ‘Swachhata Rally’ organised by Divya Himachal Daily newspaper here today.Speaking of the occasion, the Chief Minister said that Prime Minister Narendra Modi has himself initiated the cleanliness drive by picking...

24-Sep-2018 Shimla

Four day Shimla Fest Concludes

The four-day long Shimla Festival 2018 concluded here yesterday night. Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur presided over the concluding ceremony.The Chief Minister evinced keen interest in the cultural programmes presented during the last cultural evening of the...

23-Sep-2018 Shimla

Timely action saves 19 precious lives

Precious lives of as many as 19 people stranded at Dobi in Kullu district due to flash floods and heavy rains were saved today by the prompt action taken by the State Government on the directions of the Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur. It was on the direction of...

23-Sep-2018 Shimla

Ayushman Bharat- Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana launched

Governor Acharya Devvrat and Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur today launched the Ayushman Bharat- Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana for the State from here today.On the occasion, the Governor thanked and congratulated the Prime Minister for launching such a big scheme...

23-Sep-2018 Shimla

State Government's schemes are proving boon for economy of farmers

Agriculture and allied sectors have significant contribution in the economy of Himachal Pradesh.This sector contributes about 10 percent in the State's Gross Domestic Product. Agriculture activities are being carried in 5.42 lakh hectare area in the State. Several...

22-Sep-2018 Shimla

13 killed as bus falls into Himachal gorge

Thirteen people were killed on Saturday when an overcrowded bus skidded off the road and fell into a 100-metre deep gorge in Himachal Pradesh, police said.The vehicle was going to Tiuni in Uttarakhand from Hakoti in Shimla district when it fell into the gorge...

21-Sep-2018 Shimla

Governor welcomes Lok Sabha Speaker

Governor Acharya Devvrat accorded warm welcome to Smt. Sumitra Mahajan, Speaker, Lok Sabha on her arrival at Raj Bhavan Shimla today. Dr. Rajiv Bindal, Speaker, Himachal Pradesh Vidhan Sabha was also present on the occasion.  She was on a two day visit to...

21-Sep-2018 Shimla

Governor inaugurates Shimla Festival

The four-day long Shimla Festival opened with colourful start on Thursday evening at the historic Ridge. Governor Acharya Devvrat inaugurated the festival in which local people and tourists participated with enthusiasm.The Governor evinced keen interest...

20-Sep-2018 Shimla

Jai Ram Thakur Releases magazine ‘Him Nari Shakti’

Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur here today released magazine ‘Him Nari Shakti’ brought out by Loveleen Tharmani.The magazine contains write ups and articles on women empowerment and women achievers of the State.The Chief Minister while appreciating the efforts...

19-Sep-2018 Shimla

Army recruitment academy will be set in HP : Mahender Singh Thakur

A state level Academy would be set up in Himachal Pradesh to impart training to the common youth for the posts of officers and soldiers in Indian Army. Sainik Welfare Minister Mahender Singh Thakur disclosed this here today while chairing a meeting of...

19-Sep-2018 Shimla

IFS Officers call on Governor

Indian Foreign Service (IFS) officers called on Governor Acharya Devvrat at Raj Bhawan, today. The officers including Neeraj Kumar and Irina Thakur are undergoing two days State Attachment Course under Mid Career Training Programme at Himachal Pradesh Institute...

19-Sep-2018 Shimla

ACS reviews arrangements for visit of Finance Commission to HP

Additional Chief Secretary, Finance Anil Khachi today held a meeting with senior officers of the state government to review the preparations for the upcoming visit of the 15th Finance Commission to Himachal Pradesh.He said the Finance Commission would visit the...

18-Sep-2018 Shimla

Governor releases souvenir Shobhla Kulut

Governor Acharya Devvrat today released a souvenir titled “Shobhla Kulut” at Raj Bhavan published by Kullu Students Welfare Association, Himachal Pradesh University, Shimla.The Governor said that Kullu was culturally the most vibrant district with rich and diverse...

17-Sep-2018 Shimla

Govt. ensuring quality health services to people : Jai Ram Thakur

Providing quality health services to the people of the State nearer to their homes was the main objective of the State Government, stated by the Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur after inaugurating the free multi-speciality health camp organised by the State Health...

15-Sep-2018 Shimla

State level Red Cross Fair to be organised on 3 November in Shimla

The State level Red Cross fair will be organised at Ridge, Shimla on 3 November, 2018. Governor Acharya Devvrat will inaugurate this fair while Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur will preside over the closing ceremony.Chairperson of the HP Red State Red Cross...

15-Sep-2018 Shimla

Jaswant Singh Puri presented his book to Governor

Dr. Jaswant Singh Puri presented the copy of the book titled, ’’RISE AND DECLINE OF THE MUGHAL EMPIRE’’ written by him to the Governor Acharya Devvrat at  Raj Bhavan, Shimla, today.Governor appreciated the work done by Dr Jaswant Singh Puri. He said...

14-Sep-2018 Shmla

Chief Minister directs for prompt repair of damaged roads

Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur has directed the officers of the Public Works Department to ensure prompt and quality repair and maintenance of all roads damaged due to excessive rains and landslides during this rainy season. He was presiding over the review...

14-Sep-2018 Shimla

Degree college will be opened at Dadahu : Jai Ram Thakur

Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur said that a degree college would be opened in Dadahu area of Renuka Assembly Constituency of Sirmour district and foundation stone of which would be laid soon. He was addressing a delegation from Renuka Ji led by BJP leader Balbir...

14-Sep-2018 Shimla

Himachal Pradesh adjudged best performing state in implementing PMMVY

Himachal Pradesh has been rated as the best performing state in the country in implementing Pradhan Mantri Matru Vandana Yojana (PMMVY).Social Justice and Empowerment Minister Dr. Rajiv Saizal informed here today that under the scheme, Rs. 1747.67 lakhs were...

11-Sep-2018 Shimla

Rural Development department gets five awards for good performance

Rural Development Minister Virender Kanwar informed today that Himachal Pradesh had been conferred five awards under various categories for good performance in Rural Development. He said that state had bagged first rank for overall performance in implementation...

11-Sep-2018 Shimla

Himachal Pradesh bags three awards for best performance in PMGSY

Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur informed here today that Himachal Pradesh had been conferred upon three Awards under different categories by the Ministry of Rural Development for best performance under PMGSY during 2017-18. Additional Chief Secretary, PWD Manisha...

10-Sep-2018 Shimla

Vishvas foundation presents 10 lakh towards CM relief fund

Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur was presented a cheque of Rs. 10 lakh by Vishvas Foundation Chairing Cross, Dagshai District Solan, Himachal Pradesh towards Chief Minister’s Relief Fund here today.Chief Minister thanked the Vishvas Foundation for this philanthropic...

10-Sep-2018 Shimla

Mahender Singh Thakur reviews World Bank funded projects

Irrigation, Public Health and Horticulture Minister Mahender Singh Thakur said that the horticulture project of 1688 crores and integrated mushroom development project of 423 crores will bring transformation in economy of the farmers of Himachal Pradesh. He said...

09-Sep-2018 Shimla

'Kishor Mitra Health Centers' to solve the problems of adolescents

Adolescence is a very important stage of life when  youth decide the direction and motives of their life. Adolescents need proper care during this period. Under National Adolescent  Health Program,  special health centers 'Kishor  Mitra Health...

07-Sep-2018 Shimla

Dialysis centre facility started in DDU Hospital Shimla

Education Minister Suresh Bhardwaj and Health and Family Welfare Minister Vipin Singh Parmar today inaugurated the dialysis centre at Deen Dayal  Upadhyaya Hospital in Shimla. It is the 7th dialysis centre of the state. This facility is already available...

06-Sep-2018 Shimla

Consumers to get sugar and edible oil quota soon : Kishan Kapoor

Food, Civil Supplies and Consumer Affairs Minister Kishan Kapoor said that the state government was making best possible efforts to provide quality ration to people of state besides ensuring that there was no shortage of food grains. He was presiding over...

06-Sep-2018 Shimla

Health schemes to cover 16 lakh families of state: Vipin Singh Parmar

Health Minister Vipin Singh Parmar said that the state government had launched various health schemes to benefit people of the state. Besides this various centrally sponsored health projects were also being implemented in the state which had helped in providing...

05-Sep-2018 Shimla

Every person should become part of Poshan Abhiyan: Jai Ram Thakur

Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur said that Himachal Pradesh was forging ahead on inclusive development, good governance, health and education sectors and there was need for coordinated efforts to take state on the new heights. He was presiding over one-day state...

05-Sep-2018 Shimla

Teachers should focus on value added education: Jai Ram Thakur

Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur honoured 20 teachers of the State with National and State level awards to mark the celebration of State level Teacher's Day function organized here today at the Centre of Excellence, government college Sanjauli.While congratulating...

05-Sep-2018 Shimla

H.P. Cabinet Decisions

The state Cabinet in its meeting held here on Wednesday under the Chairmanship of Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur decided to start ‘Van Samridhi Jan Samridhi’ scheme to ensure economic returns to the rural households engaged in collecting and selling of non-timber...

05-Sep-2018 Shimla

It's gallows for three child killers in Shimla

It's gallows for the three persons who kidnapped and killed four-year-old Yug Gupta, their neighbour, after enticing him with a chocolate some four years ago.Shimla District and Sessions Judge Virender Singh on Wednesday pronounced the verdict awarding capital...

03-Sep-2018 Shimla

Poetry session organised to pay tributes to Atal Bihari Vajpayee

A poetry session (Kavyanjali) was organised here on Monday at Gaiety Theatre jointly by the Language and Culture department and Shimla district  administration to pay tribute to former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee. A short documentary based...

02-Sep-2018 Shimla

Fourth Jan Manch organised successfully across the State

The Jan Manch, fourth in the series was organised successfully all over the State on Sunday. The Speaker, HP Vidhan Sabha and all the Cabinet Ministers presided over the programme organised in all districts of the State. The people in large number participated...

02-Sep-2018 Shimla

HP Government takes new initiatives to increase green cover

With a view to increase green cover and ensuring environment conservation, the Himachal Pradesh government has taken various initiatives. The present state government has started three forestry projects and participation of local people in conservation and...

01-Sep-2018 Shimla

HP Milkfed opens outlet in Shimla

HP Milkfed has opened an outlet at Kasumpti in Shimla to provide various products of Milkfed to the public. This outlet was opened by Rural Development, Panchayati Raj, Animal Husbandry and Fisheries Minister Virender Kanwar here today.Speaking on the occasion...

01-Sep-2018 Shimla

Dengue mosquito finds way to towns from jungles : Vipin Singh Parmar

Himachal Pradesh Health Minister Vipin Parmar believes that the dengue spreading mosquito is finding its way to the towns from the jungles.The minister's diagnosis of the dengue problem in the state came during his reply in the legislative Assembly.Replying to...

31-Aug-2018 Shimla

Chief Minister releases the sports calendar for year 2018-19

The State Government has allocated a budget of Rs 45.43 crore for the Youth Services and Sports Department for organising sports activities in different parts of the State so that the youth energy could be channelised in constructive activities. This was...

31-Aug-2018 Shimla

Officials of Ayurveda department contributes towards CMRF

Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur was presented a cheque of Rs. 31,98,449 by Health Minister Vipin Singh Parmar on the behalf of the officers and officials of department of Ayurveda towards the Chief Minister’s Relief Fund, here today.The Chief Minister thanked...

31-Aug-2018 Shimla

Information Officer Ramdev Kapoor retires from government service

Information Officer Ramdev Kapoor, who served the Information and Public Relations department retired today after rendering his services for 33 years.He joined the department in 1985 as an artist in the song and drama unit of the department. He served in Kangra,...

30-Aug-2018 Shimla

Agriculture Services Association contributes towards CM Relief Fund

Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur was today presented a cheque of Rs. 5.51 lakh by Agriculture Minister Dr. Ram Lal Markanda on behalf of Himachal Pradesh Agriculture Services Association towards the Chief Minister's Relief Fund, here today.The Chief Minister...

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