1. As per the census 2011 what percentage of total population live in the villages in Himachal Pradesh?  : 89.96%
  2. In how many districts mid-Himalayan watershed Development project have been implemented? : 10
  3. Maharaja Laxman sen college is situated at ? : Sundernagar
  4. National Green Tribunal recently banned the mining recently along a river of  Kangra  district named? : Neugal Khad
  5. For which city NGT set up an expert committee to assess the carrying capacity of its hills? : Shimla
  6. Who was declared winter Queen at Winter Carnival Manali 2016? : Ritika
  7. How many employment Exchanges are there in the State at present? : 67
  8. What is the capacity of Shanan Power Project located in Jogindernagar Mandi? : 110MW
  9. The 20th International Himalayan Festival was held at ? : Mcleodganj
  10. In which year Food Security Act came into force in the State? : 2013

Himachal Pradesh an Introduction


Himachal Pradesh the 18th state of the Indian Union (Bhartiya Sangh) came into existence on 15th April 1948 as a Chief Commissioner Province (Mukhya Aayukt Kshetra). The demand for an independent hill state was first raised by Satyadev Bushahari a freedom fighter in 1946. On 26 Jan 1948 a conference (Solan Conference) of 30 Princely States was held at Baghat present day Solan headed by Durga Singh the King of Baghat Princely State with the agenda of making an independent hill state Himachal Pradesh. On 8th March 1948 rulers of all princely states signed a resolution and forwarded it to the Central Ministry headed by C.C Desai stating a demand for Himachal Pradesh. As a result of it on 15th April 1948 Himachal Pradesh was formed with the merger of 30 Princely States.