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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 »

Himachal Pradesh Budget Analysis 2020-21

By | August 14, 2020

Source: PRS The Chief Minister, Mr. Jai Ram Thakur, presented the Budget for Himachal Pradesh for the financial year 2020-21 on March 6, 2020. Budget Highlights: The Gross State Domestic Product (GSDP) of Himachal Pradesh for 2020-21 (at current prices) is projected to be Rs 1,82,020 crore. This is 10% higher than the revised estimates… Read More »