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

  • Kalpa


    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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  • Prashar Lake


    Prashar Lake is a very beautiful lake in Mandi district. It is one of the best picnic spot in Mandi. Prashar Lake is located at a height of 2730 m above sea level in Mandi district. The lake situated on the top of a bowl shaped hill.

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  • Dalhousie


    The Dalhousie Hill Station in Himachal Pradesh is spread around five hills on the western border of the Dhauladhar mountain range. Dalhousie is an exceptional hill station with the prominence of Scottish and Victorian architectures.

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    Educational Institutes in Himachal Pradesh

  • Indian Institute of Technology Mandi(IIT)


    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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  • Dr. Rajendra Prasad Government Medical College


    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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  • Sai Ram Education Trust College of engineering and Technology, Barsar

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    Sai Ram Education Trust College of engineering & Technology is a private, self-financed, technical education institute, promoted by SAl RAM EDUCATION TRUST. The institute was established in 2010 and is approved by the All India Council of Technical Education (AICTE) in and affiliated to HPTU, Hamirpur and HPU Shimla.

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