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Kath Kuni Architecture of Himachal Pradesh – HPAS Mains

By | June 26, 2021

Kath-Kuni is an indigenous construction technique prevalent in the isolated hills of northern India, especially in the region of Himachal Pradesh. In Uttarakhand, a similar architectural style is known as Koti Banal (named after the village where during the 1991 Uttarkashi earthquake, the buildings made with traditional architecture largely remained unharmed). It is a traditional… Read More »

Industrialization in the state of Himachal Pradesh – HPAS Mains

By | April 14, 2021

Introduction: Industrial sector performance is critical and plays a decisive role in determining the overall growth of State output and employment through backward and forward linkages with the other sectors of the economy. Objective of present State Industrial Policy is “To create an enabling ecosystem to enhance the scale of economic development & employment opportunities,… Read More »

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Diversification in Agriculture and allied activities, Land tenure and size of landholdings in Himachal Pradesh – HPAS Mains

By | February 8, 2021

Agriculture Agriculture is the main occupation of the people of Himachal Pradesh and has an important place in the economy of the State. Himachal Pradesh is the only State in the country whose 89.96 percent population (Census 2011) lives in rural areas. Agriculture/ Horticulture provide direct employment to about 69 percent of total workers of… Read More »

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Famous Buddhist Monasteries in Himachal Pradesh

By | January 4, 2021

In the district of Lahaul-Spiti and Kinnaur, there is a strong impact of Buddhism. That is why most of the Buddhist sculptures are found in the monasteries of Lahaul-Spiti. The architecture here is quite different, from what we understand by the hill architecture. The roofs here are flat, walls have marked inward slope and are… Read More »

HPAS Mains Exam 2020 [General Studies Paper – 3]

By | December 5, 2020

Attempt all questions. Answer to Question No. 1 to 15 should not exceed 60 words in each case. Contents of the answers are more important than their length. Each question carries 4 marks. 1. What is the cash reserve ratio? 2. What is the balance of payment? 3. Define frictional unemployment? 4. What is a dear… Read More »

HPAS Mains Exam 2020 [General Studies Paper – 1]

By | December 3, 2020

Attempt all questions. Answer to Question No. 1 to 15 should not exceed 60 words in each case. Contents of the answers are more important than their length. Each question carries 4 marks. 1. Throw light on the salient features of Mauryan architecture. 2. Describe the main provisions of the Government of India Act 1858.… Read More »