Category Archives: HimachalGK

Kangra Tea – Himachal Pradesh

By | August 30, 2019

Tea was first planted in Kangra, Himachal Pradesh by the British, and vast tea gardens (as the plantations are known) cover the gentle hills in and around Dharamshala and Palampur today. Some are privately owned, some are so-called “demonstration plots,” and some are research areas owned by the Himachal Pradesh Agricultural University or the Centre… Read More »

Prominent Valleys in Himachal Pradesh

By | August 23, 2019

A valley is a low area between hills or mountains typically with a river running through it. In geology, a valley or dale is a depression that is longer than it is wide. The terms U-shaped and V-shaped are descriptive terms of geography to characterize the form of valleys. Himachal is endowed with many magnificent valleys. The most prominent valleys are… Read More »

Geographical Location and Extent of Himachal Pradesh

By | August 16, 2019

Himachal literally means “Land of Snowy Mountains”. It is also called as Dev Bhumi or the Abode of Gods situated in the heart of Western Himalayas ranging between 30° 12’ and 33° 12’ north latitude and between 75°47’ and 79 °4’ east longitude. The altitude of Himachal Pradesh varies from 350 m (1148 feet) to… Read More »

Ramsar Wetland Sites in Himachal Pradesh

By | September 5, 2018

Wetlands are areas where water covers the soil, or is present either at or near the surface of the soil all year or for varying periods of time during the year, including during the growing season. Water saturation (hydrology) largely determines how the soil develops and the types of plant and animal communities living in and… Read More »

Relevance and role of Intellectual Property Rights, Geographical Indications and Traditional wisdom and knowledge in sustainable development of the State

By | March 30, 2018

BASICS OF INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS: INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS: Intellectual property (IP) is a collective term used to describe new ideas, inventions, designs,  writings, films, etc. that are protected by copyright, patents, trademarks, industrial designs etc. Every country has a range of laws protecting IP. One of the most considerations is that IP may be stolen if the appropriate steps are not taken… Read More »

MCQs II District Kullu – 3 II

By | March 28, 2018

1. What is the importance of “Salari Stone Inscription”? In this article the expedition of ruler Kumargupta and Sakandgupta was discussed According to this article Gupta ruler Chandragupta got helped by the hill soldiers It gives exposure of the the “Hun” attackers During the rule of Harshvardhan there was peace in Himachal. 2. Alain-Duhangan (अल्लेन… Read More »