Irrigation Projects in Himachal Pradesh: Almost 18% of the total geographical area of Himachal Pradesh comes under irrigation and rest 82% is still dependent on rainfall. There are as many as six ongoing irrigation projects being carried out by the government of Himachal Pradesh.
Demography (Census 2011): The total population of Himachal Pradesh is 6,864,602 which is 0.57% of the total population of India.
There are 14 Nos. National Highways as on 31.03.2014 with a total length of 1752.830 km. including by passes in Himachal Pradesh.
There are so many Hydro Power Projects in Himachal Pradesh, some of them even feature among the largest Hydro Power Projects of India e.g Nathpa Jhakri – 1500 MW (SJVN undertaking), Karcham Wangtu – 1000 MW, Dehar Power House – 996 MW etc.