Himachal Pradesh

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Himachal Pradesh

Himachal Pradesh At A Glance

Himachal Pradesh is situated in the heart of the western Himalaya, identified as “Dev Bhumi” and is believed to be the abode of Gods and Goddesses. The entire State is punctuated with stone as well as wood temples. The rich culture and traditions have made Himachal unique in itself. The shadowy valleys, rugged crags, glaciers, and gigantic pines and roaring rivers and exquisite flora and fauna compose the symphony.

Districts and divisions

  • Kangra division – Chamba, Kangra, Una
  • Mandi division– Bilaspur, Hamirpur, Kullu, Lahul and Spiti, Mandi
  • Shimla division – Kinnaur, Shimla, Sirmaur, Solan

History of Himachal Pradesh

The earliest known inhabitants of the region were tribal called Dasas. Later, Aryans came and they assimilated into the tribes. In the later centuries, the hill chieftains accepted the suzerainty of the Mauryan empire, the Kaushans, the Guptas, and Kanuaj rulers. During the Mughal period, the Rajas of the hill states made some mutually agreed arrangements that governed their relations. In the 19th century, Ranjit Singh annexed / subjugated many of the states. When the British came, they defeated Gorkhas and entered into treaties with some Rajas and annexed the kingdoms of others. The situation more or less remained unchanged till 1947. After  Independence, 30 princely states of the area were united and Himachal Pradesh was formed on 15th April, 1948. With the recognition of Punjab on 1st November 1966, certain areas belonging to it were also included in Himachal Pradesh.

On 25th January 1971, Himachal Pradesh was made a full-fledged State. The State is bordered by Jammu & Kashmir on North, Punjab on West and South-West, Haryana on South, Uttarakhand on South-East, and China on the East. Himachal Pradesh today is quoted as a successful model of not only hill area development but also for having realized development in education, health, and social services. There are five major rivers Beas, Chinab, Sutlej, Ravi, Yammuna flowing through Himachal Pradesh. which provides water to Indus and Ganga river Systems. 

  • Capital: Shimla
  • Principal Languages: Hindi & Pahari
  • Population [2011-Census]: 68,64,602 persons
  • Geographical Area [2011]: 55,673 sq. km
  • District: 12
  • Tehsils: 172

He is born on 6 January, 1965 in Tandi village of Murahag panchayat of Seraj assembly constituency in Mandi district. His father’s name was Jethu Ram and mother’s name is Briku Devi. Thakur did his primary education from Kurani School and studied in High School Bagsyad near Thunag.
He completed his graduation from Vallabh Government College Mandi and did his MA from Punjab University. He is the youngest of three brothers. He has two sisters. During his college and University day he was the member of ABVP and in the year 1993 he fought his first election from Chachiot assembly constituency when he was 26 years of age.
In 1998 he won his election from Chachiot assembly constituency and has been MLA from Chachiot (which after delimitation is known as Seraj assembly constituency) since then. He is MLA for five consecutive terms. He remained State BJP President and was Cabinet Minister in previous BJP government. He has also remained as Vice Chairman, State Civil Supplies Corporation. He also remained as President of Bharatiya Janta Yuva Morcha.
He is married to Dr. Sadhna Singh from Jaipur and has two daughters.

Mr. Jai Ram Thakur

Chief Minister of Himachal Pradesh

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Himachal Pradesh Government recruits numbers of candidates for various Government sectors like Railways, Banking, Universities, Colleges, Schools, Defence, Police, HPSSC, Agriculture, Forest Department, Revenue Department, Election Commission, Electricity Department, Hospitals, Post Office and many more. Any Candidate having a Certificate (08th,10th, 12th, Diploma/Degree) from Government recognized University or Schools are eligible for Govt Job and Can fill the application without any doubt. Job Application can be filled Online / Offline. Click here to know the latest Govt Jobs in Himachal Pradesh. 

The candidate who recently passed 12th and looking for the college/ Institute in Himachal Pradesh for their further study can refer our website to know the names of  College/Institutes in Himachal Pradesh mentioned below.

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Symbols of Himachal Pradesh


Snow Leopard Himachal Pradesh
Snow Leopard


Western Tragopan Himachal Pradesh
Western Tragopan


Pink Rhododendron Himachal Pradesh
Pink Rhododendron


Himalayan Cedar Himachal Pradesh
Himalayan Cedar

Temples in Himachal Pradesh

Dams in Himachal Pradesh

  • Maharana Pratap Sagar (Pong Dam) - Kangra
  • Bhakra Dam - Bilaspur
  • Chamera Dam - Chamba
  • Pandoh Dam - Mandi
  • Nathpa Jhakri Dam - Kinnaur
  • Koldam Dam - Bilaspur
  • Karcham Wangtoo Dam - Kinnaur

Zoo in Himachal Pradesh

  • Gopalpur Zoo - Kangra
  • Renuka Zoo - Sirmour
  • Kufri Zoo - Shimla

Education Departments of Himachal Pradesh

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