Category Archives: HPAS Mains

Freedom Struggle and Regional Movements in Himachal Pradesh

By | January 29, 2018

Events before 1857 A.D. From the treaty of the Lahore, the Rajas of Hill states became disillusioned with the British because the British did not give them their old estates as per the promise. In the second British-Sikh war (1848 A.D.), the principalities of Kangra hills, accompanied Sikh against the British. The hill principalities of… Read More »

What is Sanad?

By | January 29, 2018

What is Sanad? Sanad or सनद (deed or patent) in British India, a deed granted to the native princely state rulers confirming them in their states, in return of their allegiance. Under the Sanad, the hill chiefs were put under certain obligations in return of their protection. Those obligations were: Hill chiefs were to allow… Read More »

Bio Technology Policy of Himachal Pradesh – 2014

By | October 5, 2017

1. Himachal Pradesh towards harnessing the benefits of Biotechnology Biotechnology is a fast developing field with wide applications for all human beings. Biotechnology is formally defined as ”the application of science and technology to living organisms as well as parts, products and models thereof, to alter living or non-living materials for the production of knowledge, goods and services.… Read More »

Tourism Policy of Himachal Pradesh 2005

By | June 29, 2017

Mission Statement: “To make tourism the Prime Engine of Economic Growth in the state by positioning it as a leading Global destination by the year 2020.” Introduction:  1.1 Tourism is one of the fastest growing industries in the world. The number of tourists worldwide has been registering phenomenal growth and it is expected that this number… Read More »

Industrial Policy of Himachal Pradesh 2013

By | June 29, 2017

VISION, OBJECTIVES AND STRATEGY Vision: To promote and incentivize industry led sustainable economic growth by creating a conducive climate which enables environmentally sustainable inclusive development, generates income and employment opportunities, and encourages skill development thereby establishing Himachal as a model industrial hill State. or  To establish Himachal as a model industrial hill State that promotes… Read More »