About Himachal Pradesh

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.

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Districts in Himachal

Tourist Places in Himachal Pradesh

  • Chail

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    Chail is a hill station in Solan district of Himachal Pradesh. Chial is situated at a height of 2250 meters above sea level. Chail was a small village in the hills of Himachal Pradesh.


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  • Kalpa

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    Kalpa is a small town, situated at an elevation of 2768 m in sutlej river valley in district Kinnaur. The place is also famous for apple orchards.


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  • ManiKaran

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    Manikaran is located in district Kullu at an altitude of 1737m in Parbati Valley, on the bank of river Parbati. This place is very famous for hot water springs. Thousands of tourists and pilgrims visit the place every year.


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    Educational Institutes in Himachal Pradesh

  • Himachal Institute of Engineering and Technology (HIET), Kangra

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    Himachal Institute of Engineering and Technology (HIET) was established in the year 2010 under Dhauladhar Education Society. This college is in Shahpur district Kangra and is approved by AICTE, New Delhi.
    HIET is affiliated to Himachal Pradesh University, Shimla .


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  • Dr. Rajendra Prasad Government Medical College

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    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.


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  • Indira Gandhi Medical College

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    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.


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