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 Admissions open for Horticulture, Forestry programmes at Nauni varsity

Land transferred for the construction of Heliport in Palampur: CM Thakur Sukhvinder Singh Sukhu

Nauni varsity student contingent flagged to Australia for 21-day training

A 10-member student contingent of Dr. YS Parmar University of Horticulture and Forestry, Nauni was flagged off on Wednesday evening for a three-week International training programme at Western Sydney University, Australia. 

Thakur Sukhvinder Singh Sukhu met his Haryana counterpart

Chief Minister, Thakur Sukhvinder Singh Sukhu met his Haryana counterpart Manohar Lal Khattar at Chandigarh today and discussed various bilateral issues. He said that the water cess to be imposed by the Himachal government on hydropower projects set up in Himachal Pradesh would not cause any loss to Haryana.

3rd Shoolini Litfest from March 17

The 3rd edition of the prestigious Shoolini Literature Festival is being held on March 17 and 18 in the picturesque campus of Shoolini University, located near Solan, in Himachal Pradesh.

Nauni scientist appointed as visiting professor in UK varsity

Dr. Anil Handa, Professor in the Department of Plant Pathology, Dr. YS Parmar University of Horticulture and Forestry, Nauni has been appointed as Visiting Professor in the School of Life Sciences, University of Warwick, United Kingdom.

State government committed to conserve the rich cultural heritage : Himachal Chief Minister

Education Minister Rohit Thakur launches 'Him Text' App

Education Minister, Rohit Thakur launched 'Him Text ' a free social networking App developed by Harshit Bhandari, here today. He said that this app is developed to share huge amount of data and was equipped with special features that would ensure the privacy of the user.

Over 1.5 lakh temperate fruit plants sold by Nauni varsity

The ongoing annual sale of temperate fruit planting material by Dr YS Parmar University of Horticulture and Forestry, Nauni has already seen the sale of over 1.50 lakh plants of different fruit varieties of apple, kiwi, plum, peach, apricot, pear, persimmon, walnut, etc.

Take lessons from Swami Vivekananda’s life: Prof Chandel

Dr. YS Parmar University of Horticulture and Forestry, Nauni held a special talk on ‘Swami Vivekanand as an Inspiration to the modern youth’ as part of the National Youth Day celebrations. Addressing the students, CS Talwar, former Special Secretary (Health) Punjab and Founder General Secretary, Swami Vivekananda Study Centre, Punjab shared several inspirational stories from the life of Swami Vivekanand, whose birthday is celebrated as National Youth Day.

Nauni varsity student contingent flagged to AIT Bangkok for month-long training

A 32-member student contingent of Dr. YS Parmar University of Horticulture and Forestry, Nauni was flagged off today for the month-long International training programme at the Asian Institute of Technology (AIT) Bangkok. Professor Rajeshwar Singh Chandel, Vice-Chancellor flagged off the bus to Delhi from where they will be boarding their flight to Bangkok.

Spiti farmers learning nuances of Natural Farming

Known for its beautiful landscape, the agricultural produce of the Spiti valley of Himachal Pradesh is much sought after in the country. The low usage of chemical fertilizers makes this region suitable for natural farming practices. 

Workshop on mitigation strategies to combat climate change

The  Department of Environmental Science, Dr. Yashwant Singh Parmar University of Horticulture and Forestry, Nauni in collaboration with Ambuja Cement Foundation, Darlaghat organized a workshop on the theme ‘Ways to fight climate change’ to find out the sector-wise adaptation and mitigation strategies to combat climate change.

Himachal Chief Minister pays obeisance at Shri Gurudwara Sahib

Chief Minister Sukhvinder Singh Sukhu on the auspicious occasion of Prakash Parv of Guru Gobind Singh Ji visited famous Shri Gurudwara Sahib Shimla and paid obeisance here today.

Sh. N.L Sharma, CMD, SJVN meets Dy. PM & Indian Ambassador to Nepal.

Sh. Nand Lal Sharma, Chairman & Managing Director, SJVN met Deputy Prime Minister & Finance Minister Sh. Bishnu Prasad Paudel at Kathmandu during his official visit to Nepal.

Himachal CM invited for Men’s FIH Hockey World Cup-2023

Minister of State (Independent Charge) of Odisha for School and Mass Education Samir Ranjan Dash called on Chief Minister Sukhvinder Singh Sukhu here today.

Ambuja Cement recognises Safety Champion Drivers at Darlaghat

Following Adani Group’s core philosophy of Growth with Goodness, Adani Cement conducted a Reward & Recognition programme for truck drivers at the Darlaghat cement plant this week. Adani Cement, the cement vertical of Adani Group of which Ambuja Cements and ACC Ltd are a part, cares of its people.  Under the company’s ‘Safety Champion Drivers 2022’ programme, 20 truck drivers were selected for the award and now have been recognised for their safe driving skills.

Keep strict vigil on number of corona cases in State: Chief Minister

Chief Minister Sukhvinder Singh Sukhu directed the officers of the Health Department to keep strict vigil on the number of corona cases in the State and also keep the men and machinery ready to meet any possible surge in the Covid-19 cases.

Alumni meet 'Sangam 2022' held in Dharamshala

The 1991-95 batches alumni meet 'Sangam 2022' was organized on the theme of Yara Naal Baharan at the Government Post Graduate College Dharamshala campus. The meet was organized under the guidance of IPS officer Vimukt Ranjan, a 1991 batch student.

HP CM visits Model Children Home and Old Age Home, Nari Sewa Sadan and Institute for Children with Special Abilities

Chief Minister Sukhvinder Singh Sukhu today visited Model Children Home and Old Age Home, Nari Sewa Sadan at Mashobra and Institute for Children with Special Abilities at Dhalli, Shimla (ICSA). He took stock of the facilities being provided to the inmates and also interacted with the inmates of these institutions. He directed the officers to ensure best facilities to the inmates.

Himachal Chief Minister releases Government  Calendar-2023

Chief Minister Sukhvinder Singh Sukhu released Government Calendar-2023 here today which has pictures of the oath ceremony of Chief Minister and Deputy Chief Minister at Ridge, Shimla besides G-20 logo-theme.  The calendar has been brought out by the Printing and Stationery Department, Himachal Pradesh.

Development models must align with Himalayan needs: Nauni VC

HIMSamwaad2022, a three-day Trans Himalayan conference on Localized Solutions and Implementation Strategy concluded at Dr. YS Parmar University of Horticulture and Forestry(UHF), Nauni with a call for garnering the support of all institutions in the conservation of the Himalayas.

Prof Chander Kumar takes Oath of Office of Protem Speaker

MLA from Jawali and Senior Congress Leader Prof. Chander Kumar took the Oath of Office of Protem Speaker in the presence of Governor Rajendra Vishwanath Arlekar at a simple ceremony held at the Raj Bhavan here today. Mukesh Agnihotri, Deputy Chief Minister was also present on the occasion.

Virbhadra Singh’s legacy is a big factor in Congress win in Himachal, says Vikramaditya Singh

The Congress would form the government and it is a writing on the wall, said party leader Vikramaditya Singh, as his party crossed the majority mark of 35 seats. The hill state has 68 seats, and a party needs 35 seats to win. The Congress surged ahead of the BJP as it was leading on 40 of the 68 seats while the ruling party was ahead on 25.

Congress leads in Himachal, BJP under 30

In Himachal Pradesh, Congress has taken a lead over the BJP, indicating a much-needed win for the deflated party. Independent candidates are key to the race as they may foil attempts of any one party to reach the majority. 

Workshop  on Strengthening of Alumni network at UHF Nauni

As part of the 38th Foundation Day celebrations of the university, a one-day workshop on the theme ‘Strengthening of Alumni network: Awareness Campaign on Entrepreneurship Opportunities and Job availabilities in Forestry and Horticulture Sector’ was organized on Thursday at Dr. YS Parmar University of Horticulture and Forestry. The workshop was organised under the IDP-NAHEP project of ICAR.

Himachal Governor launches 7 new initiatives for jail inmates

Governor Rajendra Vishwanath Arlekar launched seven new schemes for prisoners initiated by the Prisons and Correctional Services Department, Himachal Pradesh at Model Central Prison, Kanda near Shimla, today. These include meditation program, telemedicine project, financial literacy program, waste management, free online coaching, audio library and release of poetry collection 'Parwaz'.

People urged to adopt TB patients as Ni-kshay Mitra for nutritional support

An orientation session was organised here today on Pradhan Mantri TB Mukt Abhiyan (PMTBMBA) Ni-kshay Mitra for the officers of all the departments of the state government.

SJVN signs MOU for 3000 MW Hydro & Solar Power Projects during Make in Odisha Conclave 2022.

Sh. Nand Lal Sharma, Chairman & Managing Director, SJVN today informed that a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) has been signed between SJVN’s wholly owned subsidiary SJVN Green Energy Limited (SGEL) and Grid Corporation of Odisha (GRIDCO) at Bhubaneswar. The MoU has been inked for developing 1000 MW Hydro Electric Project and 2000 MW Solar Power Project in Odisha by incorporating a Joint Venture Company.

Shoolini University signs MOUs with universities in Taiwan

Leading private university of the country, Shoolini University has signed Memorandums of Understanding (MOUs) with various universities in Taiwan for exchange of students and faculty. MOUs were signed on behalf of Shoolini University in Taiwan by Vice-Chancellor Prof. Atul Khosla. The first one was signed with Cheng Shui University, while the second one was signed with I-Shou University.

Nauni University to celebrate 38th Foundation Day on Dec 1

Dr. YS Parmar University of Horticulture and Forestry, Nauni will be celebrating its 38th Foundation on 1st December. This year the celebration will comprise lectures from eminent personalities, alumni interaction with students, sports and cultural activities. 

Course on Organic Production Systems and natural farming concludes

A 10-day course cum training on ‘Recent Development in Organic Production Systems and natural farming concluded at the Dr. YS Parmar University of Horticulture and Forestry, Nauni.

65 per cent turnout in Himachal election till 5 pm

An estimated 66 per cent turnout was recorded till 5 pm on Saturday as polling was held for Himachal Pradesh Assembly elections.

Fairs and Festivals are symbols of rich cultural heritage of State: Governor

Governor Rajendra Vishwanath Arlekar said today that the Renuka Ji fair is a manifestation of the reverence and devotion of Lord Parshuram towards his mother Goddess Renuka Ji and it upholds the rich values of Indian society. He was addressing the concluding ceremony of the International fair at Renuka Ji in Sirmaur district.

Nauni varsity to start yog, meditation and happiness courses for students

Dr. YS Parmar University of Horticulture and Forestry (UHF), Nauni will be partnering with Heartfulness Education Trust (HET), Hyderabad to start yog, meditation and happiness courses for its students. This collaboration will be part of the recently signed MoU on behalf of agricultural universities by the Indian Council of Agricultural Research and HET. 

SJVN Implements Employee Wellness Resiliency Program through BECIL

Congress engages in vote-bank politics: Shah

Union Home Minister Amit Shah participates in the Vijay Sankalp rally organised in Kasumpti assembly constituency. He also campaigned for Suresh Bhardwaj, the BJP candidate from Kasumpti assembly constituency.

Bharatiya Janata Party to embarked upon its “Vijay Sankalp Abhiyan on 30 Oct:- Suresh Kashyap

 Addressing the press conference, Bharatiya Janata Party's state president Suresh Kashyap said that all-star campaigners of Bharatiya Janata Party will be starting *”Vijay Sankalp Abhiyan”* on 30 October 2022 in all 68 assembly constituencies of the state. He said that 32 star campaigners would address public meetings in various districts and assembly constituencies of the state. Suresh Kashyap said that the tenure of Jai Ram government in Himachal Pradesh has been historic and we are appearing before the public with the favourable election report card.

HP: Excise department seizes 1187 litres of illicit liquor and suspends 3 licenses

State Taxes and Excise Commissioner Yunus informed here today that action against illegal liquor is going on by the Special Task Force constituted by the State Taxes and Excise Department. In different parts of the state, the team raided under the Excise Act and took action in revenue districts Baddi, Kangra, Chamba, Una, Mandi, Hamirpur, Nurpur, he said. 

Himachal Governor visits Institute for Children with Special Ability at Dhalli