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.
About 24 km away from Dalhousie there is an another hill station called Khajjiar. Often called the Mini Switzerland, Khajjiar (2000m) is a lush green plateau with a small stream-fed lake in the middle which is the best part of Khajjiar
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.
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.
Bahra University is established as State Private University by Act No. 2 of 2011 of State Legislature of Himachal Pradesh. Bahra University has been approved by the UGC under section 22 of the UGC Act 1956 on July,2011.
Bahra University offers various courses in Engineering, Management, Pharmaceutical Sciences, Hospitality & Tourism and Law.
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 .
Himachal Pradesh University Business School earlier Institute of Management Studies is the Management Studies Department of HPU Shimla, established in 1971. HPUBS is situated in HPU campus in Summerhill Shimla.