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Himachal govt unlocks temples’ treasure trove

The Himachal Pradesh government has revamped rules governing the use of precious metals stored in temples under its control, unlocking over 600 kg of gold and 235 quintals of silver.

Chintpurni temple also known as Chhinmastika Dham in Una district has become first temple in Himachal to offer paid darshan. The scheme named ‘Sugam Darshan’ is aimed at earning more resources which can be used for development and other purposes. (HT Photo)
Updated on Nov 29, 2023 05:20 AM IST
By, Shimla

In a green push, govt officials in HP to get electric vehicles

The state finance department has asked all the departments concerned to submit a list of required vehicles in order to prepare a budget

Himachal Pradesh government has prepared a draft notification mandating the use of electric vehicles by all its officials (HT Photo)
Updated on Nov 11, 2023 05:02 AM IST
By, Shimla

After backlash, Himachal government slashes entry tax for outside vehicles

The issue arose when the government recently raised special road tax rates, leading to reluctance among commercial vehicles from other states to travel to Himachal. To address this issue, discussions were held between stakeholders and the government, resulting in an effective solution.

Himachal Pradesh government has granted exemptions in special road tax for vehicles entering the state from other regions. This decision comes as a resolution to the contentious issue of increased road tax rates, which had been affecting the tourism industry in the state. The decision is expected to ease travel for tourists and promote a smoother tourism season. (HT File Photo)
Updated on Nov 03, 2023 06:30 AM IST
By, Shimla

Himachal govt halts BJP’s flagship natural farming scheme

Acharya Devvrat, the then governor of Himachal, who is now the governor of Gujarat, was the driving force behind Prakritik Kheti Khushal Kisan Yojana

State agriculture minister Chander Kumar said the government employees will be transferred to other departments and the outsourced staffers will be terminated (HT Photo)
Updated on Oct 31, 2023 05:40 AM IST
By, Shimla

Centre turns off tap on Himachal’s water cess plan to generate revenue

Union energy ministry’s letter reiterates that additional charges and duties cannot be imposed on electricity production as such fee on power generation falls outside the purview of the states.

In a letter to all state chief secretaries on October 25, the Union energy ministry reiterated that no state has the authority to impose water cess. (HT file photo)
Updated on Oct 30, 2023 02:04 PM IST
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