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An Introduction to Himachal Pradesh State

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  1. Country -India
  2. Region – North India
  3. Established -25 Jan. 1971
  4. Capital -Shimla
  5. Largest city-Shimla
  6. Districts -12
  7. Government
    • Governor Acharya Devvrat
    • Chief Justice Justice Mansoor Ahmad Mir
  8.  Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh
  9. Legislature Unicameral-(68 seats)
  10. Parliamentary constituency – 4
  11. Area – Total 55,673 km2 (21,495 sq mi)
  12. Area rank In India – 17th
  13. Elevation 2,319 m (7,608 ft)
  14. Population (2011) – Total 6,856,509
  15. Time zone- IST (UTC+05:30)
  16. ISO 3166 code IN-HP
  17. HDI 0.652 (medium) – Human Development Index
  18. HDI rank 3rd (2011)
  19. Literacy 83.78%
  20. Official language –Hindi
  21. Website- himachal.nic.in

State Profile : Himachal Pradesh

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  • Area -55673 km2
  • Total population -6,864,602
  • Males -3,481,873
  • Females -3,382,729
  • Population density- 123

Important Facts About Himachal Pradesh – Himachal Pradesh General Knowledge

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  1. River with highest density of water in H.P:­ Chenab
  2. Longest River (in km) in H.P:­ Satluj
  3. Smallest River in H.P:­ Yamuna
  4. Population wise smallest district: ­ Lahul­ Spiti (31,294)
  5. District with highest population density: ­ Hamirpur (330 per sq. km)
  6. District with lowest population density: ­ Lahul ­Spiti (2per sq. km)
  7. Fully literate district: ­ Hamirpur
  8. Least literate district: ­ Chamba
  9. District with highest female ratio: ­ Hamirpur
  10. District with lowest female ratio: ­ Lahul­ Spiti
  11. District with highest schedule castes population: ­ Kangra
  12. District with lowest schedule caste: ­ Lahul­ Spiti
  13. District with highest schedule tribes population: ­ Chamba
  14. District with lowest schedule tribes population: ­ Una
  15. District with highest Urban population: ­ Shimla
  16. District with lowest Urban population: ­ Kinnaur and Lahul ­Spiti
  17. District with highest potato production: ­ Shimla
  18. District with lowest potato production: ­ Hamirpur
  19. Highly industrialized district: ­ Solan
  20. Least industrialized district :­ Lahul­ Spiti
  21. District with highest number of small scale unit: ­ Kangra
  22. District with least number of small scale unit: ­ Kinnaur
  23. District with highest number of regular government employees: ­ Shimla
  24. District with least number of regular government employees: ­ Lahul ­Spiti
  25. District with largest road length: ­ Kangra
  26. District with lowest density of road: ­ Lahul ­Spiti
  27. District with highest number of Panchayats: ­ Kangra
  28. District with lowest number of Panchayats: ­ Lahul­ Spiti
  29. Highest crimes: ­ Kangra
  30. Lowest crimes: ­ Lahul­ Spiti
  31. Oldest princely state: ­ Trigarta (kangra)
  32. First to plunder Kangra fort: ­ Mehmood Gaznavi
  33. First Mogul ruler of Kangra: ­ Akbar
  34. First British to come to Shimla: ­ Sir David Ochterloney
  35. First Pucca house in Shimla :­ Kennedy house
  36. Highest Bridge in Asia: ­ Kandror (Bilaspur)
  37. First chief commissioner of state: ­ N.C. Mehta
  38. First Governor: ­ S. Chakkarvarti
  39. First Lt. Governor: ­ M.S. Himmat Singh
  40. First chief minister: ­ Dr. Yashwant Singh Parmar
  41. First judicial Commissioner: ­ J.N. Banerjee
  42. First Lok Sabha election: ­ 1952
  43. Rainiest district in H.P:­ Bilaspur
  44. Driest district in H.P:­ Lahul­Spiti
  45. Largest man made lake: ­ Govind Sagar Lake (88km)
  46. Smallest man made lake: ­ Pandoh (14km)
  47. Biggest Natural Lake: ­ Renuka Lake
  48. Area wise largest district: ­ Lahul­ Spiti (13835 sq. km)
  49. Area wise smallest district: ­ HamirPur (1118 sq. km)
  50. Population wise biggest: ­ Kangra (11,74,072)

Himachal Pradesh Current Affairs 2016 

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  • Himachal Pradesh to spend 15 crore rupees on Swachh Bharat Mission in Kinnaur
  • Himachal Pradesh became first state to launch Rotavirus vaccination project
  • Himachal Pradesh organized organic fair and food festival to boost organic farming
  • Himachal Pradesh Government launched RISHTA project
  • Himachal to make Sanskrit mandatory in government schools
  • Union Government approved Shimla drinking water project for World Bank funding
  • HP High Court asked state government to establish separate homes for differently-abled people
  • Ajanmi Beti Ke liye Daud organised for the cause of saving girl child in Himachal Pradesh
  • Himachal Pradesh to host Paragliding World Cup
  • Himachal Pradesh Government launched India’s first e-Vidhan Mobile app
  • Himachal Pradesh Government launched Crime and Criminal Tracking Network System Project
  • World Bank released a report on Social Inclusion and Sustainable Development in Himachal Pradesh
  • Himachal Pradesh government introduced Cage Culture Technique for fish farming
  • HP government signed MoU with GVK-EMRI for free ambulance drop-back service scheme
  • Himachal Pradesh High Court banned animal sacrifice in HP
  • Himachal HC banned animal sacrifice at any place of public religious worship
  • NHRC issued notice to Himachal Pradesh government on alarming sex ratio in Una
  • Himachal Pradesh selected to host First Para-gliding World Cup in India
  • HP selected for Union Government’s pilot programme to train Heads of Government Schools
  • Himachal Pradesh High Court banned plastic packing of junk food
  • Himachal Pradesh became Second State after Haryana to introduce NVQF
  • Himachal Pradesh scrapped Palchan-Rohtang Ropeway Project
  • Himachal created a National Record by organizing a Half-Marathon at an altitude of 10050 ft
  • Himachal Government launched Video Chat in Prisons
  • Himachal declared as the first Smoke-Free State on Compliance with COTPA 2003
  • Himachal Pradesh Assembly Celebrated Golden Jubilee; President to Address Special Session
  • Kerala and Himachal Pradesh announced Cooperation in Rural Development
  • 66th Himachal Day celebrated at Dhalpur Ground, Kullu
  • Union Government approved 285.75 Crore Rupees to Himachal Pradesh under PMGSY