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

  • Kasauli

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    Kasauli at an height of 1951 m, is a small hill station and picnic spot. It is the nearest hill station from Chandigarh It is just 3 hours of drive from the city beautiful. Below the Kasauli hills there lies the plains of Punjab and Haryana.


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  • Kharapathar

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    Kharapathar at a height of 2900 m, is a hot destination for tourists because of its natural beauty and picturesque landscape in Shimla district near Rohru. Kharapathar's lush green slopes together with apple orchards, wide views, excellent walk and hike trails make this a perfect leisure.


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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

  • Govt. College of Pharmacy Rohru

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    Govt. College of Pharmacy, Rohru is the only govt. college of Pharmacy in Himachal. The college was established in 2005 by Govt. of Himachal Pradesh in Rohru Shimla.


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  • Indian Institute of Technology Mandi(IIT)

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    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.


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  • L.R. Institute of Engineering and Technology (LRIET)

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    L.R. Institute of Engineering and Technology (LRIET), Solan was established in 2008. LRIET is affiliated to HPU, Shimla and HPTU Hamirpur and recognized by AICTE. LRIET is offering Bachelor degree courses in Engineering. The courses available are ME,CE,CSE,ECE and EE.
    Admission to B. Tech. courses is made on the basis of JEE score. Counseling is held by DTE Sundernagar in the month of JUNE-JULY.


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