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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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HPAS Mains Exam 2020 [General Studies Paper – 2]

By | December 4, 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. Discuss about the emergency powers of the Indian President. 2. Explain why India is called a Quasi Federal state. 3. Describe… Read More »

Solved Paper Himachal Pradesh Administrative Services HAS/HPAS Prelims 2020 [Part-4]

By | September 13, 2020

76. Which of the following is the highest peak in the eastern ghats? Madugula Konda Arma Konda Gali Konda Vagai Konda 77. Khetri has rich deposits of: Mica Salt Copper Gypsum 78. 49th parallel is associated with: Portugal and Spain Canada & USA Germany and Poland Kazakhstan and Turkmenistan 79. Lena river in Russia empties… Read More »

Solved Paper Himachal Pradesh Administrative Services HAS/HPAS Prelims 2020 [Part-3]

By | September 13, 2020

51. Which state got a separate high court on 1 January 2019, which is the 25th high court of India? Telangana Mizoram Sikkim Andhra Pradesh 52. Which of the following states do not have a bicameral legislature? Jammu & Kashmir Telangana Karnataka West Bengal 53. Which state first adopted the Panchayati Raj in India in 1959?… Read More »

Solved Paper Himachal Pradesh Administrative Services HAS/HPAS Prelims 2020 [Part-2]

By | September 13, 2020

27. Which of the following has been included in the 8 wonders of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO)? Bhimbetka Caves Golden Temple Statue of Unity Amber Fort 28. To which country India gifted a ‘Made in India’ patrol vessel named ‘KAAMIYAAB’? Sri Lanka Maldives South Africa Bangladesh 29. Which Indian Air Force aircraft was decommissioned on December… Read More »

Solved Paper Himachal Pradesh Administrative Services HAS/HPAS Prelims 2020 [Part-1]

By | September 13, 2020

Series – A 1. Physiographically Palampur, Dharamshala, and Jogindernagar in Himachal Pradesh are situated in which in of the following zone? Humid Sub-Tropical Sub-Temperate Sub-Humid Tropical Wet Sub-Temperate 2. Which of the following was not a  princely state or Thakurai which was clubbed to form the Mahasu district in 1948? Koti Darkoti Ghund Ani 3.… 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 »

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 »