Category Archives: HPAS Mains

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 »

JICA project to give new identity to pine nut of Kinnaur and Sea buckthorn of Spiti

By | August 3, 2020

The State Government is committed towards environmental protection and is giving special emphasis to increase the green cover of the state for which several schemes are being implemented through the Forest Department. The State Government has implemented the ‘Himachal Pradesh Forest Ecosystem Management and Livelihood Improvement Project’ to provide a livelihood to the people of… Read More »

Oyster (Dhingri) Mushroom to add to the economy of Tribal’s of Spiti

By | June 21, 2020

The growth and cultivation of ‘Oyster (Dhingri) Mushroom, botanically referred to as  ‘Pleurotus ostreatus’ is all set to strengthen the economy of  the farmers of the tribal region of Lahaul &Spiti of Himachal Pradesh. Spiti, the abode of lamas and also an attraction for the tourists from around the Globe for its age old Buddhists… Read More »

HP State Government aims to boost Pashmina production in the state

By | June 21, 2020

Himachal Pradesh Government is determined to boost pashmina production in the state. The state records about one thousand kilogram pashmina wool production annually at present and aims to double pashmina production in the state in the next five years, this was stated by Animal Husbandry Minister Virender Kanwar. The State Government will distribute around 638… Read More »

New initiative taken by HP government to provide guarantee employment

By | June 21, 2020

Coronavirus pandemic has posed many challenges for the world. India has also been fighting with this disease. Himachal Pradesh government has been in a continuous attempt to control the spread of COVID-19. State government is encouraging social distancing to control the spread of COVID-19. A lot of people have resorted to their native state in… Read More »

Jan Manch Model of Himachal Pradesh – How effective it is?

By | June 20, 2020

Outline of the problem: Citizens often face difficulties in accessing benefits provided by the Govt. in vital sectors like pensions, health, and education, etc. For registering such grievances with local authorities the citizens spend both time and money. If timely redressal is not forthcoming at the local level the angry citizens flow to the secretariat.… Read More »

Administrative reforms for effective public service delivery in Himachal Pradesh – HPAS Mains

By | June 18, 2020

What is Administrative Reform?  Definition 1: The deliberate use of authority and influence in applying new measures to an administrative system in order to change its goals, organizational structures, and procedures with the aim of increasing quality, efficiency, and effectiveness in the development of the services provided. Definition 2: Modernization techniques to improve the performance… Read More »

Himachal Pradesh State Biodiversity Strategy and Action Plan, Endangered and threatened species of Himachal Pradesh, Factors responsible for Biodiversity decline in Himachal Pradesh. – HPAS Mains

By | June 17, 2020

What is Bio-Diversity? Biodiversity refers to the variety of life forms, such as the plants, animals and microorganisms, the genes they contain, and the eco-system they form. Usually, bio-diversity is classified into three groups: genetic diversity, which refers to the variation of genes within species. It explains genetic variation between distinct populations of the same… Read More »