Category Archives: Economy of HP

Census 2011 Highlights of District Sirmaur

By | May 24, 2020

Distribution of Population in Rural-Urban Areas: According to the 2011 Census, the total population of the Sirmaur district is 5,29,855 comprising 2,76,289 males and 2,53,566 females. This population of the district forms 7.7 percent of the State population and ranks at 5th place among the districts. Out of the total population of the district, 89.2… Read More »

Census 2011 Highlights of District Shimla – Himachal Pradesh General Studies

By | May 19, 2020

Shimla, the district headquarter is also the state capital of Himachal Pradesh and remained Summer Capital of British empire and capital of Punjab after the partition of India. Shimla came into existence on Railway line (Shimla to Kalka) completed in 1903. Shimla is only a class I town in the state and has the distinction… Read More »

Economy of District Lahaul-Spiti Himachal Pradesh

By | April 27, 2020

Potato and other vegetables were first introduced by Moravian missionaries at Keylong in 1857. The Moravian mission was German in origin but became international in character and the funds exclusively came from England. Some of the missionaries had indeed done a valuable historical, archaeological and linguistic works in the district. Dr. A.D.H. Francke deserves a… Read More »

Economy of District Bilaspur Himachal Pradesh

By | April 15, 2020

The soil of District Bilaspur: Most of the soil in Bilaspur district is sandy. Major crops grown in the District are Maize, Wheat, Paddy, Ginger, Sugarcane and oilseeds. Fishing in District Bilaspur: There is important fishing ground along  Satluj, Sheer Khad, and Govind Sagar Lake. There is a fish hatchery set up at Deoli on… Read More »

Steps taken by Government of Himachal Pradesh for Ease of Doing Business

By | April 10, 2020

Government of Himachal Pradesh has taken several industries specific reform initiatives that have significantly improved the overall business environment. In order to improve the ease of doing business, the emphasis has been on: simplification and rationalization of the existing rules introduction of information technology to make governance more efficient and effective Single Window Portal has… Read More »

Economy of District Chamba

By | April 9, 2020

Wheat and Barley are the main Rabi crops whereas Maize, Potato and Paddy are the main Kharif crops. Seed multiplication farms are at Bhanota, Rajura, Bhagat, Thullet, Ahla, and Dharwas. In 1955, fruit production was started on a large scale in Chamba. Apple orchards are at Churah, Bharmaur, Pangi, and Salooni. Oliver development centers are… Read More »

Economy of District Kangra – Himachal Pradesh

By | April 8, 2020

Tea Plantation in District Kangra: In 1849 Jameson conducted a feasibility survey of the valley of Kangra in HP and found it suitable for tea cultivation. He brought China tea plants from Almora and Dehradun and planted them in gardens at Kangra, Nagrota, and Bhawarna. In 1905 a devastating earthquake took place in Kangra valley… Read More »

Economic Survey of Himachal Pradesh 2018-19 [Overview]

By | March 2, 2019

Economic Survey of Himachal Pradesh 2018-19 [Overview] The economy of the State is expected to achieve a growth rate of 7.3 percent in the current financial year 2018-19. The State Gross Domestic Product (GSDP) at current prices, is estimated at `1, 36,542 crore in 2017-18 as against ` 1,25,122 crore in 2016-17 showing an increase… Read More »