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Concept of LokMitra Kendra in Himachal Pradesh – HPAS Mains

By | May 30, 2020

Concept E-Governance is the application of Information-Technology in the processes of Government functioning to ensure the highest standard of services to the citizens by providing instant access to selected Government information, and interfaces for communicating with the various government functionaries, wherever and whenever they need it. The Government of Himachal Pradesh is committed to provide… Read More »

What is Mukhya Mantri Seva Sankalp Helpline?

By | May 30, 2020

Mukhya Mantri Seva Sankalp Helpline is an effort to reach out to citizen proactively and facilitating them by providing the Helpline facility through Citizen Call Centre and other appropriate modes which serves the citizens for the following purposes: Grievance registration. Capturing the suggestion and demands from citizens Provide information related to Government Schemes. Escalation to… Read More »

Aryabhatta Geo-Informatics Space Application Centre (AGISAC) – HPAS Mains

By | May 29, 2020

Aryabhatta Geo-informatics & Space Application Centre (AGiSAC): Objectives: The following objectives were envisaged for the State Centre: To facilitate decentralized planning and decision making. To facilitate Monitoring and Evaluation of Government Schemes & Programmes. To set up an integrated natural resources data management system. To provide services/consultancy based on specific user needs in the field… Read More »

Hazard Vulnerability and Risk Profile of Himachal Pradesh – HPAS Mains

By | May 29, 2020

Hazard Vulnerability of Himachal Pradesh The state of Himachal is prone to various hazards both natural and manmade. Main hazards consist of earthquakes, landslides, flash floods, snowstorms and avalanches, draughts, dam failures, fires – domestic and wild, accidents – road, rail, air, stampedes, boat capsizing, biological, industrial and hazardous chemicals, etc. The hazard which, however,… Read More »

What is Polyandry? – Himachal Pradesh General Studies

By | May 23, 2020

Polyandry is the phenomenon in which a female cohabits in the company of two or more males. In other words, polyandry custom was that in which two or more persons had a single wife. This social custom was widely practised in Keonthal, Bushahr, Jubbal, the trans-Giri tract of Sirmaur among the Shimla Hill States, and… Read More »

Beth, Begar and Reet System in Himachal Pradesh – HPAS Mains

By | May 22, 2020

Begar System in Himachal Pradesh Begar system was prevalent in the erstwhile Shimla and Punjab Hill States of Himachal Pradesh since time immemorial. Begar means forced labour or employing anyone without remuneration. Describing begar or forced labour in the hills, Satyanand Stokes wrote, “Begar was the system by which the transportation of each state was… Read More »

Reet/Rit System in Himachal Pradesh – HPAS Mains

By | May 22, 2020

In the Shimla Hill States and many adjoining countries such as Mandi, Kullu and Kangra, an obnoxious custom namely Reet was prevalent since time immemorial. Definition of Reet Marriage:  It is difficult to give any precise definition of Reet. To some it was a form of marriage but to others, it was the payment usually… Read More »

HAS/HPAS Agriculture Optional Paper 2019 – HPPSC Shimla

By | September 30, 2019

HAS/HPAS Agriculture Optional Paper 2019 – HPPSC Shimla   Click here to Download Paper-1: Agriculture Optional Click here to Download Paper-2: Agriculture Optional   Read also: All other Papers of HAS Mains Stay updated with us: Click here to join our Telegram Channel Click here to Join our Facebook Group