Internet is a major requirement of software industry In the modern era Internet is a must requirement for all. In fact the IT Industry is established on the same platform and requires uninterrupted internet service. Currently BSNL the major broadband service provider in Himachal Pradesh is providing services to individuals, companies and Govt. offices. For…

January New Year’s Day – 1st January Day of Silence- 3rd January NRI Day – 9th January Laughing Day – 10th January National Youth Day- 12th January Army day- 15th January National Voter’s Day – 25th January Indian Republic Day – 26th January Martyr’s Day- 30th January Street Children’s Day – 31st January February National…

Below are the names and contact details of current council of Ministers of HP :   Name Designation Additional Charge Phone (Office) (STD Code – 0177) Phone (Residence) (STD Code – 0177) E-mail Shri Virbhadra Singh Chief Minister All other Departments, which are not allotted 2625819 2627803 cm-hp@nic.in Smt. Vidya Stokes Irrigation & Public Health…

The Common Service Center (CSC) scheme popularly known as Lokmitra Kendra project in Himachal Pradesh aims to establish 3366 e-Governance centres at Panchayat level in the state. The scheme, as approved by the Government of India, envisions CSCs as the front-end delivery points for Government, private and social sector services to rural citizens of India,…

Traffic signs and road markings are silent speakers to the road users. Every road user should know the marking and signs on the road and the meaning thereof. Many different traffic signs are to be seen on the roads. They give advance information about road conditions ahead. Road markings also give orders, warning or guidance…

Naming Ceremony in Himachal Pradesh MURA (Gur or Parched Rice or Wheat Grains ) is distributed in the naming ceremony. Among the KOLIS, the boys are often named after the day or month. e.g. Manglu for a boy born on Tuesday (Mangalvaar). Kinnauri people often use the suffix ‘NEGI’ after names of the child. In…

Place/Monument/Inscription Founder District Tank Sanghbhana Bijai Chand Bilaspur Rang Mahal Bijai Chand Bilaspur Hundur Fort Kalyan Chand Bilaspur Chhatipur Fort Sansar Chand Bilaspur Jagat Khana Swarghat Hira Chand Bilaspur Maukot Fort Saleem Shah Sur Kangra Nagarkot Fort Susharma Chandra Kangra Targarh Fort Jagat Singh Kangra Shahpur Fort Bhaktmal Kangra Nadda Mahal Umed Singh Chamba Chamba…

Mandi: Fair/Festivals Location Special Feature Shivratri Fair Mandi Started by Raja Ajbar Sen Chaichu Fair Pandoh Begins on 13th April every year Nalwari Fair Karsog – Tseeshu Fair Mandi It is a Buddhist Festival to celebrate the birthday of Padmasambhava, a buddhist spiritual leader Bilaspur: Fair/Festivals Location Special Feature Nalwari Bilaspur A Cattle fair. W.Goldstein…

Mandi: Temples Location Special Feature Shikari Devi Temple Janjehli (Saraj) Devoted to Goddess Shikari Devi Parashar Temple Prashar(Mandi) Built by Raja Ban Sen Mahoonag temple Karsog – Bhootnath Temple Mandi Built by Raja Ajbar Sen.Devoted to Ardhanarishwara Madho Rai Temple Mandi – Tarna Devi Temple Tarna Hills Built by Raja Shyam Sen   Chamba:  …

First in HP: First Governor S.S Chakravarti First Chief Minister Dr. Y.S Parmar First Chief Commissioner Sh. N.C Mehta First Deputy Chief Commissioner Sh. E.Pendral Moon First Lt. Governor Major General Himmat Singh First Woman Governor Sheela Kaul First Chief Justice Mirza Hamidullah Beg First Woman Chief Justice Leela Seth First HPPSC Chairman K.S Katoch…