[73] Spiti Valley in Lahaul and Spiti District situated at an altitude of over 3000 metres with its picturesque landscapes is an important destination for adventure seekers. Himachal Pradesh Weather Conditions Baddi 61° Bilaspur 61° Chamba 54° Dharmsala 51° Hamirpur 57° Kharal 52° Kullu 57° Mandi 56° Nahan 56° Nalagarh 59° Paonta Sahib 63° … Northeastern states likely to get above normal temperature during week 1. The information provided below about cookies also applies to these other tracking technologies. We may also allow our third-party service providers to use cookies on the sites for the same purposes identified above, including collecting information about your online activities over time and across different websites. Such cookies and other technologies helps us to identify you and your interests, to remember your preferences and to track use of zeenews.india.com We also use cookies and other tracking technologies to control access to certain content on our sites, protect the sites, and to process any requests that you make to us. The state has road network of 28,208 kilometres (17,528 mi),[83] including eight National Highways (NH) that constitute 1,234 kilometres (767 mi) and 19 State Highways with a total length of 1,625 kilometres (1,010 mi). [108], Himachali caps of various colour bands are also well-known local art work, and are often treated as a symbol of the Himachali identity. If you want to remove previously-stored cookies, you can manually delete the cookies at any time from your browser settings. They managed to defeat Sansar Chand Katoch, the ruler of Kangra, in 1806 with the help of many provincial chiefs. Executive authority is vested in the Council of Ministers headed by the Chief Minister, although the titular head of government is the Governor. The states of Chamba, Mandi and Bilaspur made good progress in many fields during the British rule. Without these essential cookies we may not be able to provide certain services or features and our site will not perform as smoothly for you as we would like. After independence, many of the hilly territories were organized as the Chief Commissioner's province of Himachal Pradesh which later became a union territory. [74]. [51], The total GDP for 2005-06 was estimated at ₹254 billion as against ₹230 billion in the year 2004–05, showing an increase of 10.5%. A cookie is a small text file that can be stored on and accessed from your device when you visit one of our sites, to the extent you agree. At 6,816 m, Reo Purgyil is the highest mountain peak in the state of Himachal Pradesh. De, Anuradha & Khera, Reetika & Samson, Meera & Shiva Kumar, A. K., 2011. [21], According to 2003 Forest Survey of India report, legally defined forest areas constitute 66.52% of the area of Himachal Pradesh. [5][88] The scheduled castes and scheduled tribes account for 25.19 per cent and 5.71 per cent of the population, respectively. “Isolated to scattered rainfall/snowfall over Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand and isolated rain/thundershowers over adjoining plains of Northwest India during December 27 and 28," it said. [97][98], Hinduism is the major religion in Himachal Pradesh. If you do not want cookies to be dropped on your device, you can adjust the setting of your Internet browser to reject the setting of all or some cookies and to alert you when a cookie is placed on your device. Source: PTI, Copyright © Zee Media Corporation Ltd. 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[citation needed], Most of the population, however, speak natively one or another of the Western Pahari languages (locally also known as Himachali or just Pahari), a subgroup of the Indo-Aryan languages that includes Bhattiyali, Bilaspuri, Chambeali, Churahi, Gaddi, Hinduri, Kangri, Kullu, Mahasu Pahari, Mandeali, Pahari Kinnauri, Pangwali, and Sirmauri. [37] Terms of office run for five years, unless the Assembly is dissolved prior to the completion of the term. Further, state-run Jawaharlal Nehru Government Engineering College was inaugurated in 2006 at Sundernagar. 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The state of Himachal Pradesh, India is a hilly region and it experiences a pleasant Climate through out the year. Palampur is a hill station and a municipal council in the Kangra Valley in the Indian state of Himachal Pradesh.It is surrounded by pine forests and flanked by the Dhauladhar ranges. Himachal Pradesh (Hindi: [ɦɪˈmaːtʃəl pɾəˈdeːʃ] (); lit. For instance, we will recognize your user name and remember how you customized the sites and services, for example by adjusting text size, fonts, languages and other parts of web pages that are alterable, and provide you with the same customizations during future visits. [30] Great Himalayan National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site and Pin Valley National Park are the national Parks located in the state. The Council of Ministers reports to the Legislative Assembly. Momos remains the all the time favorites of Himachali people that. [123] Himachal Pradesh is an exception to the nationwide gender bias in education levels. [128] The Rashtriya Madhayamic Shiksha Abhiyan launched in 2009, is a similar scheme but focuses on improving access to quality secondary education. This cookie policy explains how and why cookies and other similar technologies may be stored on and accessed from your device when you use or visit zeenews.india.com websites that posts a link to this Policy (collectively, “the sites”). Weather today: Hills overlooking Manali, Himachal Pradesh wrapped in snow The temperatures remained below the freezing point at most places in the state after widespread rain and snow, said the official, adding it is likely to snow across the state till Saturday. The participation of women in the NREGA has been observed to vary across different regions of the nation. 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[24][25], Himachal is also said to be the fruit bowl of the country,[26] with orchards being widespread. The First Plan allocated ₹52.7 million to Himachal Pradesh. Check Business Breaking News Live on Zee Business Twitter and Facebook. [118] Himachali specialities include Siddu, Babru, Khatta, Mhanee, Channa Madra, Patrode, Mah Ki Dal, Chamba-Style Fried Fish, Kullu Trout, Chha Gosht, Pahadi Chicken, Sepu Badi, Auriya Kaddu, Aloo Palda, Pateer, Makki Ki Roti and Sarson Ka Saag, Chouck, Bhagjery and Chutney of Til. [107][108][109] Of late, the demand for these handicrafts has increased within and outside the country. "snow-laden province") is a state in the northern part of India.Situated in the Western Himalayas, it is one of … "Isolated to scattered rainfall/snowfall over Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand and isolated rain/thundershowers over adjoining plains of Northwest India during December 27 and 28," it said. [62] According to the provisional estimates of Ministry of Agriculture & Farmers Welfare, the annual apple production in Himachal for fiscal 2015–16 stood at 753,000 tonnes, making it India's second-largest apple-producing state after Jammu and Kashmir. [55], Agriculture accounts for 9.4% of the net state domestic product. [116] The day-to-day cuisine of Himachalis is similar to the rest of northern India with Punjabi and Tibetan influences. Minimum temperatures likely to above normal by 2-4°C over central India and northeastern states during week 2. Fresh spell of dense fog likely over plains of north India from 29 Decemeber. Assembly meetings are presided over by the Speaker or the Deputy Speaker in the Speaker's absence. These cookies are used by us or by our third-party service providers to analyse how the sites are used and how they are performing. [90] The total fertility rate (TFR) per woman in 2015 stood at 1.7, one of the lowest in India. zeenews.india.com understands that your privacy is important to you and we are committed for being transparent about the technologies we use. Himachal Pradesh (Hindi: [ɦɪˈmaːtʃəl pɾəˈdeːʃ] (listen); lit. Dense to very dense fog in some pockets very likely over Punjab in the morning hours of 25th and isolated Dense fog in the morning hours of 26th. [93] Kangra District was top-ranked with a population strength of 1,507,223 (21.98%), Mandi District 999,518 (14.58%), Shimla District 813,384 (11.86%), Solan District 576,670 (8.41%), Sirmaur District 530,164 (7.73%), Una District 521,057 (7.60%), Chamba District 518,844 (7.57%), Hamirpur district 454,293 (6.63%), Kullu District 437,474 (6.38%), Bilaspur district 382,056 (5.57%), Kinnaur District 84,298 (1.23%) and Lahaul Spiti 31,528 (0.46%). Many high-capacity hydropower plants have been constructed which produce surplus electricity that is sold to other states, such as Delhi, Punjab and West Bengal. Under the leadership of Amar Singh Thapa, the Nepali army laid siege to Kangra. Some features used on this website may involve a cookie being sent to your computer by a third party. These rivers are perennial and are fed by snow and rainfall. The state is one of the most literate states of India with a literacy rate of 83.78% as of 2011. [95] The infant mortality rate stood at 40 in 2010, and the crude birth rate has declined from 37.3 in 1971 to 16.9 in 2010, below the national average of 26.5 in 1998. Similar pattern could continue in week 2, but with slight warming of days, as compared to week 1. [48] The per capita income increased from ₹130,067 in 2015–16 to ₹147,277 in 2016–17. Most of the state lies on the foothills of the Dhauladhar Range. [19] The drainage systems of the region are the Chandra Bhaga or the Chenab, the Ravi, the Beas, the Sutlej, and the Yamuna. Almost 90% of the state's population lives in rural areas. However, this will not prevent the sites from placing further cookies on your device unless and until you adjust your Internet browser setting as described above. Likewise, if you share any content on this website through social networks (for example by clicking a Facebook “like” button or a “Tweet” button) you may be sent cookies from these websites. [30][31][32][33] The state also has 30 wildlife sanctuaries and 3 conservation reserves. [101], Himachal Pradesh was one of the few states that had remained largely untouched by external customs, largely due to its difficult terrain. [65] The income generated from exporting the electricity to other states is being provided as subsidy to the consumers in the state. [130] CSK Himachal Pradesh Krishi Vishwavidyalya Palampur is one of the most renowned hill agriculture institutes in the world. [63], Hydropower is one of the major sources of income generation for the state. state centre on climate change (himachal pradesh) dr. s. s. randhawa sr. scientific officer shubra randhawa scientific professional ishant rai project associate 2015 seasonal, monthly and annual rainfall trends in himachal pradesh during1901-2002 rainfall trend hp s t … [15] Some areas of Punjab State— namely Simla, Kangra, Kullu and Lahul and Spiti Districts, Nalagarh Tehsil of Ambala District, Lohara, Amb and Una Janungo circles, some area of Santokhgarh Kanungo circle and some other specified area of Una Tehsil of Hoshiarpur District, besides some parts of Dhar Kalan Kanungo circle of Pathankot tehsil of Gurdaspur District—were merged with Himachal Pradesh on 1 November 1966 on enactment by Parliament of the Punjab Reorganisation Act, 1966. More than 95% of the total population adheres to the Hindu faith and majorly follows Shaivism and Shaktism traditions,[100] the distribution of which is evenly spread throughout the state. [9], Hindi is the official language of Himachal Pradesh and is spoken by the majority of the population as a lingua franca. The best of which can be found in Mcleodganj and Dharamshala. Zeenews.com use cookies and other technologies to store information in your web browser or on your mobile phone, tablet, computer, or other devices (collectively "devices") that allow us to store and receive certain pieces of information whenever you use or interact with our zeenews.india.com applications and sites. Similarities :- Both have similar literary rate. Himachal Pradesh provides water to both the Indus and Ganges basins. The other tracking technologies work similarly to cookies and place small data files on your devices or monitor your website activity to enable us to collect information about how you use our sites. After a brief period of supremacy by King Harshavardhana, the region was divided into several local powers headed by chieftains, including some Rajputs principalities. All you need to know, TCS Share Price: Details of the Q3 results Decoded by ICICI Securities, Rapid structural reforms! [67] The identified hydroelectric potential for the state is 27,436 MW in five river basins[65] while the hydroelectric capacity in 2016 was 10,351 MW. Himachal hosted the first Paragliding World Cup in India from 24 to 31 October in 2015. As of the year 2009–2010, Himachal Pradesh joined the category of high female participation, recording a 46% share of NREGS (National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme) work days to women. The state is endowed with a high diversity of medicinal and aromatic plants. 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