Union Health Minister J P Nadda and former chief minister Prem Kumar Dhumal reached here this evening, while the Special Protection Group (SPG), armed force responsible for the security to the Prime Minister, discussed the security situation with the state BJP leaders.
"The Gross State Domestic Product (GSDP) is expected to increase from Rs 1,13,667 crore in 2015-16 to Rs 1,24,570 crore in 2016-17, while the growth rate under the 12th Plan (2012-17) has been estimated at 7.2 percent," said the Economic Survey for the current financial year, presented by Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh in the Assembly.
The Himachal Pradesh government has decided to contribute up to Rs 1,000 for each beneficiary of Atal Pension Yojana Account.
Tata Housing, the real estate arm of Tata group, is developing a high-end housing project on 22 acres of land parcel in a joint venture with Impact Projects.
The announcement is significant as 25 out of 68 Assembly seats fall in Kangra, Una and Hamirpur districts, and Dharamsala was important for lower areas of Himachal Pradesh including Kangra, Chamba, Hamirpur and Una districts.
Union Housing and Urban Poverty Alleviation Minister, M Venkaiah Naidu, on January 17, 2017, asked all states to implement the Real Estate (Regulation and Development) Act, at the earliest. Describing it as one of R
In addition, the State Level Single Window Clearance and Monitoring Authority approved 283 industrial proposals involving investments worth Rs 13262.27 crore and employment potential of 26,680 persons, he said.
Finance cost is lower due to rupee being stronger, said RN Misra, Chairman & MD of SJVN.
"One of such park shall be developed in Gaggal near Dharamsala," IT Advisor to Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Gokul Butail informed here.
National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) today said it has awarded a Rs 328 crore contract in Himachal Pradesh to NKC Project Ltd.
All the three power projects -- Koldam HEP (4x200 MW) of NTPC, Parbati HEP Stage-III (4x130 MW) of NHPC and Rampur HEP (6x68.67 MW) of SJVN -- are equipped with generating equipment supplied and commissioned by Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL), state-owned BHEL said in a statement today.
Customers can also upgrade their existing 2G/3G SIMs with 4G ready USIMs completely free of cost at any Airtel retail store, a company statement said.
Shares of Indoco Remedies climbed 6 percent intraday Wednesday after the company acquired manufacturing facility of Micro Labs in Himachal Pradesh.
"The amount has been sanctioned for skill development of 15,000 youths upto 2019, he said while presiding over the meeting of District Co-ordination and Vigilance Committee here.
The Himachal Pradesh government will spend Rs 2,292 crore for providing irrigation and drinking water facilities besides strengthening the network of educational and health institutions across the state.
Presiding over the second bi-annual conference-cum-golden jubilee alumni meet of 'Himachal Pradesh Ophthalmologists Society' in Kufri here, he said four new medical colleges were coming up in the state.
"UNDP would link Dharamshala with Japan for earthquake resistant technology which is the most advanced technology available today. Besides, it will also link the state with USA for availing benefits of different expertise.
Cash-strapped infrastructure firm Jaiprakash Associates Ltd (JAL) today said it has failed to pay a total of Rs 36.25 crore in principal installment and interest for NCDs due April 25.
This week On Club Mahindra's India Travelogue, visit the land of snowy peaks and a river valley, Manali and Shimla, Himachal Pradesh.
"This expansion is aimed at part of our strategy to develop our business to consumers category in the northern market and take the company to new heights. The long shelf life products will be made available in this region," Prabhat Dairy Joint Managing Director Vivek Nirmal said in a release.
Heavy rains lashed several parts of Himachal Pradesh today as monsoons remained active in the region causing significant fall in minimum temperatures here.
Mercury dropped by few notches due to intermittent rains in some parts of the state, a Met department official said.
Wholesale prices of tomato, which were ruling as high as Rs 60/kg in Azadpur Mandi two days back, today fell by up to Rs 20 per kg to Rs 40/kg although retail prices are still ruling at Rs 50-80/kg depending on the quality and locality.
After laying foundation stones for three road projects, Gadkari said the Centre had decided that road construction work would be started only after acquiring 80 percent land and thanked the HP government for taking up acquisition and forest clearances work expeditiously.
This is the Congress‘ lowest showing ever. Even when it lost power at the Centre in the past, it always was in power in more than a dozen states. When it received its latest drubbing in 2014 at the hands of the BJP-led National Democratic Alliance, the Congress remained in power in 11 states.