Brief Facts of Himachal Pradesh 2012-13

BRIEF FACTS OF HIMACHAL PRADESH 2012-13 PDF link ECONOMICS AND STATISTICS DEPARTMENT HIMACHAL PRADESH PREFACE The “Brief Facts about Himachal Pradesh” is designed to present, in a concise form, the principal statistical series currently available in respect of all important aspects of the economy of Himachal Pradesh. The Twenty issue of ‘Brief Facts’ has been […]

Himachal Pradesh Tourism Policy 2005

This is a document released in 2005 by Himachal Pradesh government outlining the state’s tourism policy. If you want original document, use this PDF Link  Himachal Pradesh Tourism Policy-2005 Department of Tourism and Civil Aviation TOURISM POLICY 2005 Government of Himachal Pradesh, Shimla-9 CONTENTS Mission Statement Introduction Objectives Himachal Tourism — A SWOT analysis Strategy […]

Inventory of Glaciers and Glacial Lakes in Himachal Pradesh

Inventory of Glaciers and Glacial Lakes and the Identification of Potential Glacial Lake Outburst Floods (GLOFs) Affected by Global Warming in the Mountains of Himalayan Region  Original PDF link CSK Himachal Pradesh Agriculture University International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development Asia-Pacific Network for Global Change Research global change SysTem for Analysis, Research and Training United Nations Environment […]

Traditional foods and beverages of Himachal Pradesh

Traditional foods and beverages of Himachal Pradesh published by Indian Journal of Traditional Knowledge in January 2007 Link to Original document in PDF Indian Journal of Traditional Knowledge Vol 6(1), January 2007, pp. 17-24 Traditional foods and beverages of Himachal Pradesh Savitri & Tek Chand Bhalla* Department ofBiotechnology, Himachal Pradesh University, Summerhill, Shimla-171005, Himachal Pradesh […]

Natural Disaster Risk Reduction Portal – HimachaL Pradesh

NIDM- Himachal Pradesh – Natural Disaster Risk Reduction Portal Original PDF Map of Himachal Pradesh HIMACHAL PRADESH DISTRICT MAP 1. STATE PROFILE2 1.1 General:- Himachal Pradesh is predominantly a mountainous State located in North — West India. It shares an international border with China. The State has highly dissected mountain ranges interspersed With deep gorges and valleys. […]


Following is a useful list of ebooks, journals, booklets and other sources of information about Himachal Pradesh. All links are in PDF files with a OCR text page or PDF text link attached wherever possible. These are not error corrected in anyway and don’t  contain any maps and pictures which maybe present in original PDFs. No […]

Tips for tourists

Some information for tourists visiting Himachal Pradesh Do’s A proper visa to enter and stay in lndia is a must. Foreigners who wish to overstay should contact the nearest Foreigners‘ Regional Registration Officer or the Sadar Police Station in the town. Foreign, Nationals require Inner Line Permits to visit certain inner area of Kinnaur Distt. and Spiti […]

Important Contacts

Important phone numbers, email-ids and addresses in Himachal Pradesh This page has information and contact details useful for travellers visiting Himachal Pradesh including guidelines, addresses and contact details of official Himachal Pradesh Tourism Development Corporation (HPTDC) offices, emergency phone numbers and more. Download the full list of all government offices phone number in PDF format […]

Fairs and Festivals in Himachal Pradesh

List of Fairs and Festivals JANUARY  New Year Celebrations at Shimla, Chail, Manali, Dharamsala and Dalhousie. Halda Festival, Lahaul. Lohri-/Mahgi – Tattapani. Phagli Festival, Lahaul. Republic Day, Shimla. Water Sports Regatta at Maharana Pratap Sagar (Pong Dam). FEBRUARY Winter Carnivals, Manali and Shimla Baba Barbhag Singh Mela, Una Lossar in major Buddhist Monasteries MARCH Shivratri, Mandi […]