Tag Archives: Economy

Economy of District Bilaspur Himachal Pradesh

By | April 15, 2020

The soil of District Bilaspur: Most of the soil in Bilaspur district is sandy. Major crops grown in the District are Maize, Wheat, Paddy, Ginger, Sugarcane and oilseeds. Fishing in District Bilaspur: There is important fishing ground along  Satluj, Sheer Khad, and Govind Sagar Lake. There is a fish hatchery set up at Deoli on… Read More »

Irrigation Projects in Himachal Pradesh

By | November 7, 2016

Irrigation Projects in Himachal Pradesh: Almost 18% of the total geographical area of Himachal Pradesh comes under irrigation and rest 82% is still dependent on rainfall. There are as many as six ongoing irrigation projects being carried out by the government of Himachal Pradesh. They are as follows: Major Irrigation Projects: 1. Shah Nehar Irrigation… Read More »

Census of Himachal Pradesh 2011

By | November 7, 2016

As per details from Census 2011, Himachal Pradesh has a population of 68.65 Lakhs, an increase from figure of 60.78 Lakh in 2001 census. The total population of Himachal Pradesh as per 2011 census is 6,864,602 of which male and female are 3,481,873 and 3,382,729 respectively. In 2001, total population was 6,077,900 in which males… Read More »

National Highways in Himachal Pradesh

By | November 6, 2016

There are 14 Nos. National Highways as on 31.03.2014 with a total length of 1752.830 km. including by passes in Himachal Pradesh. In  a recent visit (May, 2016) by Union Transport Minister Shir. Nitin Gadkari, he has announced that the center has given in-principle approval for 17 new National Highways for the state of Himachal Pradesh. The… Read More »

Major Hydro Power Projects in Himachal Pradesh

By | November 5, 2016

Hydropower development is the key engine to the economic growth of the State of Himachal Pradesh, as it makes a direct and significant contribution to the economy in term of revenue generation, employment opportunities and enhancing the quality of life. The State of HP has an estimated Hydro Potential of 27436 MW out of which… Read More »