Addressing a public meeting in Lambloo here, he said before the formation of the Aayog, Himachal Pradesh used to receive central assistance in the ratio 90:10 for various schemes as, being a hill state, it enjoyed a special category status.
The new proposals included projects of Asian Concrete and Cement Private Ltd, Eastman Auto and Power Limited and Sampooran Layer Farming Private Ltd, a release said. The HP State Level Single Window Clearance and Monitoring Authority (SLSWCMA) also granted approval for expansion of 13 units.
The court dismissed the petitions of Singh, his wife Pratibha Singh, son Vikramaditya Singh and another person Chunni Lal.
However, the judge posted the matter for argument to May 29 after the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) sought time to file a reply to the bail pleas by Singh, his wife Pratibha and the others chargesheeted in the case.
The Enforcement Directorate (ED) action comes close on the heels of the CBI filing a charge sheet against him and his wife and others for allegedly amassing assets worth around Rs 10 crore disproportionate to their known sources of income.
The budget allocated for the Scheduled Caste Sub Plan was Rs 914.64 crore in 2012-13, he said while presiding over the meeting of the Scheduled Caste Welfare Board here.
Himachal Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh today submitted a 13-point memorandum to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, seeking among other things a special compensation grant of Rs 1000 crore forï¿½preserving forests.
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.
The motion for ratification of the Bill, as passed by both Houses of Parliament, was moved by Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh.
A meeting of state transport ministers on road safety reforms will be held here on June 12 and 13 to discuss and finalize the changes in the motor vehicle act, Himachal Transport Minister G S Bali said on June 8
Senior Congress leader and four-time MLA, Lajja Ram Chaudhary, died at his native place in Doon this morning following a massive cardiac arrest.
Centre has approved Rs 640 crore as funds to Himachal Pradesh (HP) for upgradation of its skill development project in the state for next five years, Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh said here on Tuesday.
Launching the 'Digital India program' on Thursday, Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh said that it would bring all basic services directly to the public through the use of Information Technology, ensuring transparency and fast delivery.
Snapdeal will also take on board local artisans and manufacturers as sellers on its marketplace and enable them to sell nationally while supplying locally, the company said.
The revenue deficit, fiscal deficit and primary deficit which stood at Rs 576 crore, Rs 297 crore and Rs 609 crore, respectively, in 2012-13, increased to Rs 1,614 crore, Rs 4,011 crore and Rs 1,530 crore, respectively, in 2013-14, the CAG said in its report.
The Congress returned to power in Himachal Pradesh after five years, defeating the Bharatiya Janata Party by a handsome margin on Thursday.
The fate of 459 candidates vying for the 68 assembly segments of Himachal Pradesh, sealed in EVMs for past 46 days, would be decided on Thursday with the counting of votes starting simultaneously for all the seats.
Faced with a corruption case during his tenure as the chief minister of Himachal Pradesh, Union micro, small and medium enterprises minister and Congress MP Virbhadra Singh has resigned from the Union Cabinet following the framing of charges against him and his wife Pratibha Singh.
Congress MP Virbhadra Singh has resigned from the Union Cabinet following the framing of charges against him and his wife Pratibha Singh.
Slovenia, a south-eastern European nation, on Tuesday said it is keen to collaborate with Indian Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) mainly in the IT sector.
Fresh investment in the steel sector may be discouraged by delays to projects caused by problems such as land acquisition hurdles, steel minister Virbhadra Singh said on Sunday.