2 Jun 2016

GK INITIATIVE for SBI/UIIC Exam 2016- State wise General GK Round Up (Himachal Pradesh)

GK INITIATIVE for SBI/UIIC Exam 2016- State wise General GK Round Up (Himachal Pradesh)
GK INITIATIVE for SBI/UIIC Exam 2016- State wise General GK Round Up (Himachal Pradesh):
Dear Readers, General GK plays a vital role in all competitive exams, to make it simple we have planned to provide all the static General GK points by state wise on daily basis, and every weekend we will conduct “Revision Quiz on the General GK” which we have seen on that week. Kindly cooperate with us and make use of.


HIMACHAL PRADESH
Capital
Shimla 
Chief Minister
Virbhadra Singh 
Governor
Acharya Dev Vrat
National Park
Great Himalayan National Park
Pin Valley National Park
Unesco World Heritage site
Great Himalayan National Park
Famous Research institute
Mukteshwar
Dams & Rivers
GobindSagar, Reservoir – Sutlej River
MaharanaPratapSagar Reservoir
Nathpa Dam – Sutlej River
BhakraNangal Dam – Sutlej River
Chamera Dam – Ravi River  
Folk Dances
Kariyala, Bhagat, Raslhanld, Harnatra Haran or Harin
Festivals
KulluDussehra, Shivratri Fair (Mandi), ShooliniMela (Solan), Minjar Fair (Chamba), Mani Mahesh ChhariYatra (Chamba), Renuka fair (Sirmaur), Lavi Trade Fair (Rampur),
Population Census 2011
6,864,602(increased by 12.94%)
Area (sq km census 2011)
55,673
Density
123
Sex ratio
972
Literacy
82.80%
Major Mineral resources
Traces of iron gold,lignite, pyrite, natural gas are found in some districts like  Bilaspur, Kangra, Mandi
Hydropower projects
BindwaHidel project(16 Mw in baijnath in district kangra)
Bassi hydroelectric project(66 Mw in Mandisitrict)
Andhra Hydel project(commissioned during the year 1987-88 16.5 Mw in Shimla)
NathpaJhakri project(1500 Mw on Sutlej River – this project is foubded by World Bank)

Important Stadiums
Cricket Stadium – HPCA Cricket stadium, Dharmshala
Indhira Gandhi stadium, Una
Major Crops
The main cereals grown are wheat, maize, rice and barley. Apple is the principal cash crop of the state grown principally in the districts of Shimla, Kinnaur, Kullu, Mandi, Chamba and some parts of Sirmaur and Lahaul-Spiti with an average annual production of 5 lakh tonnes and per hectare production of 8 to 10 tonnes.

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