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Solved Paper HPAS Prelims 2022 – [Part-3]

By | October 25, 2022

71. Who was the author of the book “Tarikh-i-Rashidi” ? Ahmed Yadgaar Mirza Haidar Dughlat Gulam Hussain Shaikh Rizqullah Mushtaqui 72. Who was the founder of “Indian Association for the Cultivation of Science” (1876) ? C.V. Raman Mahendralal Sirkar Father Lafont Ashutosh Mukherjee 73. Who said, “Lord Ripon, the savior of India and his rule-the beginning of a Golden… Read More »

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Solved Paper HPAS Prelims 2022 – [Part-2]

By | October 25, 2022

41. Select the correct statements from the following: Supreme Court of India has allowed the State for silviculture green felling of three species on an experimental basis. Forests in H.P. cover an area of 37947 sq. kms of total geographical area of the state  In H.P. presently 30% of the total geographical areas support forest cover.  The aim… Read More »

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Solved Paper HPAS Prelims 2022 – [Part-1]

By | October 22, 2022

1. Given below are two statements : Statement I: According to a World Bank working paper, extreme poverty in India dropped to 10.2% in the pre-Covid year of 2019 from as much as 22.5% in 2011. Statement II: The paper uses the Consumer Pyramids Household Survey (CPHS) to provide estimates of how poverty and inequality in… Read More »

Employment generation and potential in Himachal Pradesh – HPAS Mains

By | February 13, 2022

                                                       Employment generation- Himachal Pradesh is a major tourism destination and tourism is contributing greatly to the growth, development and economy of the State. The contribution of the tourism sector to the State GDP is about 7 per cent. According to HP economic survey there were a total of 3213379 tourists including foreign who visited… Read More »

Cottage and Small Scale Industries in Himachal Pradesh – HPAS Mains

By | February 13, 2022

Cottage industry in state The Cottage Industry is a form of unorganized industry in which people are engaged in craftsmanship works such as handicraft, pottery, knitting, handloom, etc.  Example- Milk-based industry, handloom and power loom industry, oilseed industry and food processing Characteristics of a cottage industry – Cotton industry is small scale industry and often… Read More »

IT policy of Himachal Pradesh and its role in governance – HPAS Mains

By | February 13, 2022

E-Governance– Electronic governance is defined as the application of information and communication technology for providing government services, exchange of information, transactions, integration of existing services and information portal. IT policy has been formulated in 2001 in Himachal Pradesh with a view to promote entrepreneurship, spread digital technology, improve social equity and justice through information technology… Read More »

Geographical Regions of Himachal Pradesh – HPAS Mains

By | February 3, 2022

GS-1 UNIT – 1; SUB-UNIT-2 Geographical region of Himachal Pradesh Himachal Pradesh is bound between 30˚22 to 33˚12 north latitude and 75˚47 to 79˚4 east longitude. To the east, it forms India’s border with Tibet, to the north lies UT of Jammu & Kashmir, the state of Uttrakhand in the south–east, Haryana in the south… Read More »

Enactments made by the Himachal Pradesh Government to protect and promote the interests of an agrarian society – HPAS Mains

By | January 24, 2022

Land Reforms Legislations – Land Legislations Himachal Pradesh was formed as a Chief Commissioner’s province on 15th April, 1948 by merger of the erstwhile princely States of Mandi, Chamba, Sirmour, Suket and a number of Shimla Hill States. The District Bilaspur was integrated in Himachal on 1st July, 1954. In the erstwhile princely States, a… Read More »