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.
Shimla a hill town, situated at a an average height of 2400m, is the capital of Himachal Pradesh. This hill station is one of the famous tourist destinations in India. Shimla is popularly known as the 'The Queen of hills'.
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.
Mcleodganj is located near Dharamsala in the lap of Dhauladhar ranges. Mcleodganj is now the home of His Holiness Dalai Lama and head quarter of Tibetan Govt in Exile. Lakhs of visitors come here to meet Dalai Lama and visit Buddhist Monastery.
Indira Gandhi Medical College Shimla (IGMC), a premier medical institution, was established in the year 1966 as Himachal Pradesh Medical College and later as Indira Gandhi Medical College. It is affiliated to HPU Shimla.
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.
Indian Institute of Technology Mandi, a premier Technical Institute which is one of the eight new IITs established by the Ministry of HRD, Govt of India under The Institutes of Technology (Amendment) Act, in 2012.