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Economy of District Mandi – Himachal Pradesh

By | June 21, 2020

Agriculture: Balh valley of Sundarnagar block and Sandhol areas along the Beas river of Dharmpur block and Jogindarnagar valley are the only major areas in producing cereals in the district which cater to the demand of sizeable population of the district. There is an agricultural workshop functioning at Bhangrotu where facilities for designing and testing… 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 »

Social, Economic and Cultural implications of Tourism in Himachal Pradesh – HPAS Mains

By | June 17, 2020

Social Implication of Tourism in Himachal Pradesh  Positive social implications:  Tourism activities essentially involve many social benefits that can be seen as a bright aspect of tourism. Normally each tradition and culture is significantly different from another. Tourism can stimulate new and expanded community facilities and infrastructure initiatives, such as the improvement of retail, restaurant… Read More »

The Himachal Pradesh Tourism Policy, 2019 – HPAS Mains

By | June 15, 2020

Vision “Positioning Himachal Pradesh as a leading global sustainable tourism destination for inclusive economic growth”. Mission To grow an inclusive and sustainable tourism economy through: Protection of the state’s natural and cultural heritage Improved quality of life and better employment opportunities Enhanced tourist experience • Innovation through private sector participation Guiding Principles: Sustainable tourism: Sustainable… Read More »

Concept of Eco-Tourism and green tourism and their role in the sustainable development of the State of Himachal Pradesh – HPAS Mains

By | June 15, 2020

Concept of Eco-Tourism: All nature-based forms of tourism in which the main motivation of the tourists is the observation and appreciation of nature as well as the traditional cultures prevailing in the natural areas (UNWTO), having minimized negative impacts comes under eco-tourism. Ecotourism must contain three basic elements for it to be complete: It must… Read More »

Himachal Pradesh Industrial Investment Policy, 2019 – HPAS Mains

By | June 5, 2020

Introduction:  Himachal Pradesh consists of diverse terrains and varied climatic zones. Economic strength of Himachal Pradesh primarily lies in activities related to Agriculture, Horticulture, Animal Husbandry, Limestone mines and allied activities in the Primary Sector. Industrialization in the State is a recent phenomenon. It only gained momentum after getting Statehood. Before grant of Statehood in… Read More »

The Himachal Pradesh Public Service Guarantee Act 2011 – HPAS Mains

By | May 30, 2020

Right to Public Services legislation in India comprises statutory laws that guarantee time bound delivery of services for various public services rendered by the Government to the citizen and provides a mechanism for punishing the errant public servant who is deficient in providing the service stipulated under the statute. Right to Service legislation are meant to reduce corruption among… Read More »

Concept of Himachal State Wide Area Network (HIMSWAN) – HPAS Mains

By | May 30, 2020

Under the National eGovernance Plan (NeGP), the Department of Information Technology, Himachal Pradesh (DITHP) created a secure network called HIMSWAN (Himachal State Wide Area Network). Under this project, horizontal connectivity is being provided to various Govt. Departments/ Boards/ Corporations of the State till block level and vertical connectivity till the Panchayat level through Community Service… Read More »