Himachal Pradesh is the 18th state of Indian Union. It is also known as 'Dev Bhoomi -The abode of Gods' as it is the home of several Deities. Himachal is situated in the lap of Himalayas. The name 'Himachal' is derived from Him (Himalayas) and Anchal (lap). Himachal is a favorite holiday destination in the world.
Dharamshala, a himalayan town is situated in the lap of very beautiful Dhauladhar ranges. The snow covered peaks of Dhauladhar in the backdrop presents a magnificent view from the town.
Between the beautiful ranges of the Himalayas, lies the Naldehra hill station at 2044 m from sea level. The blue skies, green forests, lush green grassy fields and occasional rainbows makes the place more attractive.
Joginder Nagar (1220m) is small town on Mandi Pathankot highway NH-20. In 1925, Raja Joginder Sen of Mandi created an elaborate hydel power scheme in Joginder Nagar. It was the first hydel project in the state.
Green Hills Engineering College, Kumarhatti, Solan (H.P.) is a private, self-financed, non-government, technical educational institute promoted by the Green Hills Engineering College Society. The College received the approval of All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) in the year 2003 and started with four-year Bachelor of Engineering Degree Courses in four disciplines and has introduced two more degree courses thereafter.
IITT College of Engineering Kala Amb is one of the oldest technical institute of Himachal Pradesh. It is a private, self-financed, technical education institute established in 1997 by IITT Society. Institute is approved by the All India Council of Technical Education (AICTE) in and affiliated to HPTU.
Himachal Pradesh government decided to open a second Medical College in northern part of the state and Tanda being the most suitable place in thickly populated district of the State with available land adequate for future expansion was selected. The foundation stone was laid by the Hon'ble Chief Minister Sh. Virbhadra Singh on 23rd Oct. 1996.