To concede to the long-pending demand of the people of Himachal Pradesh regarding relaxing the norms for Timber Distribution (T.D), the State government has amended the T.D Policy and simplified the procedure of timber distribution to benefit the stakeholders.
A poetry book Arun Satsai, written by Arun Diwakar Nath Bajpai, Vice Chancellor of Himachal Pradesh University, was released by the Governor of the state, Smt. Urmila Singh at Rajbhawan in Shimla today. Smt. Singh lauded the poet for bringing out this book, which comprises of about 700 couplets, touching every facet of human life.
Chief Minister Shri Virbhadra Singh on 25th of December launched a new branch of Punjab and Sind Bank at Hamirpur. This is the 1127th branch of the Bank in the country and 20th branch in Himachal Pradesh.
The Governor of Himachal Pradesh Urmila Singh has stressed on the need of speeding up the activities of the State Child Welfare Council to ensure the overall welfare of the needy children. She said that children were the future of the nation and they should be given best opportunities to excel in their lives.