One of the famous and richest Hindu shrines, Chintpurni in Himachal Pradesh's Una district will be developed with the central assistance of Rs 50 crore for promoting religious tourism, Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur said.
Former Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh today claimed that the "Modi wave" had faded and in the 2019 Lok Sabha polls, people will vote on the issues concerning the nation.
Rewalsar town in Himachal Pradesh's Mandi district would be developed as a tourist destination as it was a religious place for the followers of three religions, Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur said.
Union IT and Electronics Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad today laid the foundation stone of an incubation centre here with a view to promoting entrepreneurship, software exports and create job opportunities in the state.
The Himachal Pradesh Judicial Academy should be developed as an international centre on arbitration and mediation, Supreme Court Justice Kurian Joseph said.
Amarinder Singh today directed the Finance Department to immediately release Rs 80 crore for school education, while reiterating his willingness to slash the budget of other departments to make funds available for reforming the education sector.
About 27 per cent youth in Himachal Pradesh are involved in drug abuse and for making the state drug free it is important to take collective steps, Thakur said.
The Himachal Pradesh government has got approval from the Central government for projects worth Rs 1,800 crore for tourism development, Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur said on Saturday.
Congress President Rahul Gandhi today appointed Punjab legislator Gurkirat Singh Kotli as AICC Secretary for Himachal Pradesh.
The Himachal Pradesh cabinet on Wednesday gave its nod to admit the first batch of 100 students in Dr Radhakrishnan Government Medical College in Hamirpur town.