Himachal Pradesh Weekly Current Affairs – [February 1st Week]

By | February 7, 2021

Himachal Pradesh Weekly Current Affairs

Chief Minister inaugurates first e-cabinet:

  • Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur inaugurated first e-cabinet at Shimla with this Himachal Pradesh becomes first State in the country to make the end to end processing of the cabinet paperless by implementing e-cabinet application.
  • The entire process from initiation of a cabinet memo, approval of the cabinet memo through concerned Secretary, Chief Secretary, concerned Minister and finally by Chief Minister to place in the cabinet has been made online.
  • The date of cabinet meeting will also be notified through this system after the approval of Chief Minister.
  • The cabinet proceedings and recording of the cabinet decisions on respective agenda items and further issuance of advice to the concerned departments will also be done through the e-cabinet application.
  • The IT application for e-cabinet has been developed in-house by the Department of Information Technology and is one of the first such electronic platform in the entire country.
  • About 32 cabinet memos were discussed and processed through this application.
  • The e-cabinet provides for generation of automatic alerts through SMS on real time basis for various stages involved in processing cabinet issues like receipt of cabinet memo, finalization of cabinet meeting, advice received on cabinet memo etc. for various level like Secretaries, Ministers etc.
  • The application helps in removing information asymmetries by providing more efficient process handling in the form of a dashboard to the concerned Secretaries.
  • The e-cabinet application is also available as a Mobile App on android devices and will be made available on iOS devices soon.

CM inaugurates Swarnim Vatikas programme of Forest department:

  • As a part of celebrations of 50 glorious years of full statehood of Himachal Pradesh, Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur planted a Cherry Blossom, commonly known as Pajja at Kareru Forest near Shimla and inaugurated the year long celebrations by the Forest Department to establish the Swarnim Vatikas at different places in the State.
  • Jai Ram Thakur congratulated the Forest Department for taking this initiative to establish ‘Swarnim Vatika’ in each Assembly constituency to commemorate 50 years of full Statehood of Himachal Pradesh.
  • This would create aesthetic spots nearby the habitation for people to relax, enjoy and get them educated regarding significance of nature and its conservation.
  • This initiative would also enhance forest cover of the State and would sensitize and educate the people of the urban and semi urban community about the importance of forests and its conservation by involving them in the plantation activities.
  • These Vatikas would also provide people area for recreation, where walking trails, resting and sitting places would be provided to the locals.

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One thought on “Himachal Pradesh Weekly Current Affairs – [February 1st Week]

  1. Ajaykumar

    Can u provide hp curr affairs from july 2021 to april 2022 hard copies… what ll be the cost


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