himacha prsdesh August 2

Himachal Pradesh Current Affairs – August Set 2 ‘ 2021 – Free PDF Download

Q.) Who has assumed the office of the Chief Secretary of Himachal Pradesh?

हिमाचल प्रदेश के मुख्य सचिव का पद किसने संभाला है?

  1. Anurag Thakur
  2. Ram Subhag Singh
  3. Suraj Pratap Singh
  4. Hemant Pandey


  • A Himachal Pradesh Cadre IAS officer of 1987 batch Ram Subhag Singh has held several important assignments within and out of the State and was instrumental for various innovations.
  • Born on 31 July, 1963 Ram Subhag Singh has a vast administrative experience of 34 years

Q.) Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur released a poetry book ‘Meri Parwaz’ written by eminent educationist, poet and social worker___________.

मुख्यमंत्री जय राम ठाकुर ने प्रख्यात शिक्षाविद्, कवि और सामाजिक worker___________ द्वारा लिखित काव्य पुस्तकमेरी परवाज’ का विमोचन किया।

  1. Rashima thakur
  2. Akshay salil
  3. Akshar singh
  4. Devraj sharma


  • The Chief Minister appreciated the efforts of the author for bringing this poetry book and expressed hope that the poetry of this poetic book would touch the hearts of the people and instill a feeling of unity, love and affection in the society.

Q.) Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur released book ‘Mohra’ written by noted writer, storyteller and film maker _________:

मुख्यमंत्री जय राम ठाकुर ने प्रख्यात लेखक, कथाकार और फिल्म निर्माता ______द्वारा लिखित पुस्तकमोहरा’ का विमोचन किया।

  1. Duni chand
  2. Aditya Kant
  3. Shyama prasad
  4. Dr. Dev Kanya Thakur


  • The book is a beautiful collection of ten stories unfolding the prevailing traditions in Himachal Pradesh and thus revealing a different world within them.
  • While appreciating the efforts of the writer, Chief Minister said that the writer has succeeded in engraving the struggles and moods of the hill women through her stories.

Q.) A MoU was signed between the State Handicrafts and Handloom Corporation and ________ for online sale and promotion of the products of the Corporation .

निगम के उत्पादों की ऑनलाइन बिक्री और संवर्धन के लिए राज्य हस्तशिल्प एवं हथकरघा निगम और _____ के बीच एक समझौता ज्ञापन पर हस्ताक्षर किए गए

  1. Paytm
  2. Tata cliq
  3. Flipkart
  4. Amazon


  • The MoU would provide an e-Commerce platform for over 20,000 artisans associated with handloom and handicrafts in the State.
  • Now the artisans would get an opportunity to market their products online and get remunerative prices of their artifacts.
  • This would also ensure the reach of Himachali handicraft and handloom products not only in national but international market as well.

Q.) Swachh Himachal-Swastha Himachal  by flagging off ______ ‘Safai Mitras’ of Municipal Corporation Shimla from The Ridge.

स्वच्छ हिमाचलस्वास्थ्य हिमाचल ने रिज से नगर निगम शिमला के______सफाई मित्र’ को हरी झंडी दिखाकर रवाना किया।

  1. 500
  2. 100
  3. 1000
  4. 250


  • The State Government way back in 2009 imposed complete ban on use of plastic bags in the State.
  • In the year 2019 the State launched buy back policy for buying plastics from the consumers to protect earth from non bio-degradable wastes.
  • Government was promoting use of patals and plates made from papers. About 100 patals and douna making machines have also been provided to the poor to promote use of these articles instead of thermocol and plastics besides helping them in earning their livelihood.

Q.) More than 3000 people have been benefited with distribution of Rs. ______crore collateral free loans under PM Street Vendor’s AtmaNirbhar Nidhi  (PMSVANidhi) in HP.

एचपी में पीएम स्ट्रीट वेंडर की एत्माद निधि (पीएमएसवाणिनी) के तहत ______crore रुपए कोलैटरल फ्री लोन बांटने से 3000 से ज्यादा लोगों को फायदा हुआ है।

  1. 4
  2. 2
  3. 3
  4. 7


  • State has 5790 Street vendors registered with the department out of which more than 3000 have been benefited under this scheme.
  • Collateral free loan worth Rs. 3 crore has been disbursed to the beneficiaries and the state government was committed to implement this scheme in letter and spirit.

Q.) Greater Shimla Area to get $______ Million World Bank Funded WSS Services.

ग्रेटर शिमला क्षेत्र को $______ मिलियन विश्व बैंक द्वारा वित्त पोषित WSS सेवाएँ प्राप्त होंगी।

  1. 250
  2. 200
  3. 120
  4. 160


  • The Shimla water supply and sewerage project aims to meet the water demand of Shimla and adjoining areas.
  • The proposed project would provide 67 MLD additional water to the town.
  • The project has been prepared to ensure bulk water supply to Shimla for next 30 years from a sustainable source of river Sutlej.

Q.) Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur has congratulated Sneha Negi of _____ district for winning gold medal in Asian Youth and Junior Boxing Competition at Dubai in 66 kg category.

मुख्यमंत्री जय राम ठाकुर ने 66 किलोग्राम भार वर्ग में दुबई में एशियाई युवा एवं जूनियर बॉक्सिंग प्रतियोगिता में स्वर्ण पदक जीतने पर ______जिले की स्नेहा नेगी को बधाई दी है।

  1. Kangra
  2. Shimla
  3. Chamba
  4. Kinnaur


  • Sneha Negi hails from Sangla area of Kinnaur district and defeated UAE boxer to grab the gold medal.

Q.) Himachal Pradesh Central University will soon sign MoU with _________ to provide opportunities in space science to its students. 

हिमाचल प्रदेश केंद्रीय विश्वविद्यालय अपने छात्रों को अंतरिक्ष विज्ञान में अवसर प्रदान करने के लिए जल्द ही ____________समझौता ज्ञापन पर हस्ताक्षर करेगा । 

  1. Microsoft
  2. Indian Space Research Organization
  3. Defence Research and Development Organisation
  4. None of the above  


  • The advantage of this will be that ISRO will fund the central university on a large scale to move in this direction and a telescope will also be established here. 
  • It is a telescope in which the stars in the sky, All kinds of things including the Galaxy can be seen. Crores of rupees are going to be spent under this. 
  • After this, the Central University will become a major center for preparing resource persons. Efforts are underway on a large scale for this. 

Q.) Who is  the author of the book on the life of freedom fighter Captain Ram Singh Thakur, the father of Jan-Gun-Man Dhun?

जनबंदूकआदमी धून के पिता स्वतंत्रता सेनानी कैप्टन राम सिंह ठाकुर के जीवन पर लिखी किताब का लेखक कौन है?

  1. Ashok Singh
  2. Rashmi Thakur
  3. Sajjan Pandey
  4. Rajendra Rajan


  • A book written on the life of Captain Ram Singh Thakur, the father of India’s national anthem Jan-Gan-Man Dhun, is about to come to the public soon. 
  • The stories of his life will now reach every citizen through the book. When the country became independent on 15 August 1947, the INA orchestra led by Captain Ram Singh played the tune of the song Shubh Sukh Chain Ki Barkha Barse in front of the Red Fort. 
  • The song was a Hindi translation of Rabindranath Tagore’s Jana Gun Mana. A felicitation ceremony was organized by Himachal and Punjab Gorkha Association at Gorkha Bhawan

Q.) Virbhumi Himachal’s first war museum are going to open soon in________:

वीरभूमि हिमाचल का पहला युद्ध संग्रहालय जल्द ही ________ खुलने जा रहा है:

  1. Kullu
  2. Jogindernagar
  3. Dharamsala
  4. Khajjiar


  • This war museum will be the center of attraction in Dharamshala for the general public as well as tourists. 
  • In this museum, the image of the three wings of the Army, Army, Navy and Air Force will be presented. At the same time, 33 weapons used in war including statues and stories of brave soldiers will also be displayed. 
  • Information will be available about the heroes who laid down their lives for the country.

Q.) Akhil, a student of Government Senior Secondary School, Bal_______, has recently been selected to give an interview in an international magazine. 

राजकीय वरिष्ठ माध्यमिक विद्यालय Bal_______ के छात्र अखिल का हाल ही में एक अंतरराष्ट्रीय पत्रिका में साक्षात्कार देने के लिए चयन हुआ है। 

  1. Hamirpur
  2. Una
  3. Mandi
  4. Kullu


  • The name of the magazine is Merged Arya Fourth Edition. 
  • Only ten best Indian writers were to be selected in this magazine. Akhil has been selected for International Magazine from Himachal. 

Q.) Five varieties of apples from Himachal Pradesh have been exported for the first time to ______in a joint effort made by Agriculture and processed food production export Development Authority (APEDA) and the Himachal Pradesh Horticultural Produce Marketing and Processing Corporation Ltd (HPMC).

कृषि एवं प्रसंस्कृत खाद्य उत्पादन निर्यात विकास प्राधिकरण (एपीडा) और हिमाचल प्रदेश बागवानी उपज विपणन एवं प्रसंस्करण निगम लिमिटेड (एचपीएमसी) द्वारा किए गए संयुक्त प्रयास को ______in के लिए पहली बार हिमाचल प्रदेश से सेब की पांच किस्मों का निर्यात किया गया है।

  1. USA
  2. UAE
  3. Bahrain
  4. Iraq


  • The five exported apple varieties–Royal Delicious, Dark Baron Gala, Scarlet Spur, Red Velox & Golden Delicious–have been sourced from the farmers of Himachal Pradesh and exported by APEDA registered DM Enterprises, according to an official release issued by the Commerce & Industry Ministry.

Q.) Agricultural and Processed Food Products Export Development Authority formed in :

कृषि और प्रसंस्कृत खाद्य उत्पाद निर्यात विकास प्राधिकरण का गठन_____:

  1. 1986
  2. 1982
  3. 1992
  4. 1984


  • Headquarters – New Delhi
  • Chairman – Dr. M. Angamuthu
  • Promotes export trade of agricultural products in India Export promotion of Fresh Fruits & Vegetables, Processed Food products, Livestock products and Cereals.

Q.) H.P. Horticulture Produce Marketing & Processing Corporation (HP State Government Undertaking) was incorporated on 10th June, 1974 with the financial assistance of_______:

हिमाचल प्रदेश बागवानी उत्पादन विपणन एवं प्रसंस्करण निगम (एचपी राज्य सरकार के उपक्रम) को _______ वित्तीय सहायता के साथ 10 जून, 1974 को शामिल किया गया था।

  1. IMF
  2. World Bank
  3. BRICS Bank
  4. AIIB


  • The mandate of this organization was to provide post-harvest facilities to the fruit growers of the state and to help them to get best returns for their produce from the market.
  • HPMC was established with the objective of marketing of fresh fruits and processing of all types of surplus fruits.

Q.) HP government committed to constructing the _______ km Bhubu Jot tunnel between Jogindernagar in Mandi district and Kullu through the Lug valley.

हिमाचल प्रदेश सरकार लूग घाटी के माध्यम से मंडी जिले के जोगिंद्रनगर और कुल्लू के बीच _______ किमी भुबू जोत सुरंग के निर्माण के लिए प्रतिबद्ध है।

  1. 3.2
  2. 2.1
  3. 5.6
  4. 4.5

Answer 1

Q.) Which of the following institution will provide advance technical research facilities to the students of the NIT Hamirpur?

निम्नलिखित में से कौन सा संस्थान एनआईटी हमीरपुर के छात्रों को अग्रिम तकनीकी अनुसंधान सुविधाएं प्रदान करेगा?

  1. IIT Gandhinagar
  2. IIT Ropar
  3. IIT Delhi
  4. All of the above


  • An MoU in this regard was signed to provide technology, training and research facilities to the students and the faculty members of the NIT.

Q.) President Ram Nath Kovind five-day visit for HP and this will be the _____ occasion when the President will address the special session of the state Assembly.

राष्ट्रपति रामनाथ कोविंद हिमाचल प्रदेश की पांच दिवसीय यात्रा का दौरा करेंगे और यह वह अवसर होगा जब राष्ट्रपति राज्य विधानसभा के विशेष सत्र को__________time संबोधित करेंगे

  1. First
  2. Second
  3. Third
  4. Fourth


  • APJ Abdul Kalam had addressed the Himachal Assembly on December 23, 2004,
  • Pranab Mukherjee on May 24, 2013.

Q.) National Institute of Fashion Technology (NIFT) is in _____district.

नेशनल इंस्टीट्यूट ऑफ फैशन टेक्नोलॉजी (निफ्ट) _____district में है।

  1. Mandi
  2. Una
  3. Kullu
  4. Kangra


  • The Himachal Pradesh General Industries Corporation (HPGIC) has signed an MoU with the National Institute of Fashion Technology (NIFT), Kangra, to revive Nurpur Silk Mills and furniture factories located at Bilaspur and Chambaghat (Solan).
  • NIFT Director Akash Devangan

Q.) Anita and Anjali Vakil of Chamba has been selected for the ‘National Award-2018’ for ______ by the Government of India to be conferred by the President .

चंबा की अनीता और अंजलि वकिल को राष्ट्रपति द्वारा प्रदान की जाने वाली भारत सरकार द्वाराराष्ट्रीय पुरस्कार-2018’ _______के लिए चुना गया है।

  1. Chamba paintings
  2. Chamba chappals
  3. Chamba rumal
  4. None of the above


  • The Chamba rumal embroidery flourished in the princely hill states of Chamba, Kangra, Basholi and other neighbouring provinces.
  • The rumals are usually square or rectangle pieces of cloth, beautifully embroidered, and used to cover gifts and offerings.

Q.) Kotho village seen in news is located in ________district.

खबर में देखा गया कोथो गांव ________district में स्थित है।

  1. Una
  2. Mandi
  3. Solan
  4. Kangra 


  • To provide a new avenue for muscular dystrophy (MD)-affected patients, a national training camp was organized at the Integrated Muscular Dystrophy Rehabilitation Centre at Kotho village Solan.
  • Muscular Dystrophy is a neurological condition in which the affected person becomes dependent even for one’s daily chores.

Q.) Nishad  of ______district of Himachal created history by winning the silver medal in the high jump at the Tokyo Paralympics 2020 and become the first Himachali player to do so.

______district हिमाचल के निषाद ने टोक्यो पैरालंपिक 2020 में ऊंची कूद में रजत पदक जीतकर इतिहास रचा और ऐसा करने वाले पहले हिमाचली खिलाड़ी बन गए।

  1. Mandi
  2. Una
  3. Kullu
  4. Shimla

Answer : 2

Q.) Which of the following place of Himachal is called as Switzerland of India  ?

हिमाचल के निम्नलिखित स्थान में से किस स्थान को भारत का स्विटजरलैंड कहा जाता है ?

  1. Khajjiar
  2. Taleru
  3. Shimla
  4. Lahaul

Answer : 1

Q.) Chowk of Kasauli has been renamed by the name of______:

कसौली के चौक का नाम बदलकर ______:

  1. Baba Kashiram
  2. Major Dhyan Singh
  3. Bakshi Pratap Singh
  4. Shri Padam Dev


  • The main purpose of installing the statue of Major Dhyan Singh is to make the younger generation and the tourists visiting here know about him. After Kasauli, the statue of hockey magician Dhyan Chand was installed in Meerut, UP.

Q.) Major Dhyan Chand joined the Indian army as a soldier in_____:

मेजर ध्यानचंद भारतीय सेना में एक सैनिक के रूप में शामिल हो गए in_____:

  1. 1922
  2. 1920
  3. 1918
  4. 1921


  • Major Dhyan Chand Singh, was born on 29 August 1905 in present-day Praygraj, UP.
  • As an occasion to honor the country’s sporting heroes with recognition awards like the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna (now known as Dhyan Chand Award), Arjuna Award, Dhyan Chand Award, and the Dronacharya Award.

Q.) Shilaroo Hockey Stadium seen in news  opened in ___by Sports Minister of India MS Gill.

भारत के खेल मंत्री एमएस गिल ____by  खोले गए शिलारू हॉकी स्टेडियम समाचारों में देखा गया

  1. 2020
  2. 2012
  3. 2010
  4. 2012


  • The stadium was constructed and maintained by Sports Authority of India and located in Netaji Subhash High Altitude Training Centre, Shilaroo which is 52 km from Shimla.
  • The stadium is located at an altitude of 8,000 feet and is surrounded by Narkanda and Hatu Peaks.
  • It is the highest Hockey stadium in the world.
  • The stadium is one of the most modern facilities for hockey like synthetic turf etc.
  • The stadium was opened in 2010 by Sports Minister of India MS Gill

Q.) In the series of “Golden Jubilee Celebrations of Statehood” under “Swarnim Himachal and Chalo Chamba campaign”, national-level paragliding and dragon boat race competitions would be organised in _______ district in October.

स्वर्णिम हिमाचल और चलो चंबा अभियानके तहतराज्य के स्वर्ण जयंती समारोहकी श्रृंखला में अक्टूबर में _________जिले में राष्ट्रीय स्तर की पैराग्लाइडिंग और ड्रैगन बोट रेस प्रतियोगिताएं आयोजित की जाएंगी

  1. Mandi
  2. Shimla
  3. Kullu
  4. Chamba


  • Paragliding competitions would be held at Khajjiar plateau, a scenic place of tourist attraction,
  • The dragon boat race would be held at Taleru on the banks of the Chamera lake in the district

Q.) Which of the following state ranked first in the country in COVID vaccination?

निम्नलिखित राज्य में से कौन सा COVID टीकाकरण में देश में पहले स्थान पर रहा?

  1. Punjab
  2. Haryana
  3. Himachal Pradesh
  4. Kerala

Answer : 3

Q.) The Indo-US symposium Organised by the ____________in association with the Indian Consul General of San Francisco and supported by Himachalis of Bay Area through a virtual interface is focused on Himachal Pradesh .

____________in संघ द्वारा सैन फ्रांसिस्को के भारतीय महावाणिज्य दूत के साथ आयोजित और वर्चुअल इंटरफेस के माध्यम से खाड़ी क्षेत्र के हिमाचलियों द्वारा समर्थित भारतअमेरिका संगोष्ठी हिमाचल प्रदेश पर केंद्रित है

  1. GB Pant University
  2. Shoolini University
  3. NIT Hamirpur
  4. Indo-American Business and Arts Council


  • Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur, through a virtual message, welcomed the delegates, appreciated the efforts of the IABAC.
  • He invited the interested parties to explore investment opportunities in the state.

Q.) The SJVN has agreed in principle to provide Rs _____ lakh to us to restart diagnostic lab on The Ridge Shimla.

एसजेवीएन सैद्धांतिक रूप से रिज शिमला पर डायग्नोस्टिक लैब को फिर से शुरू करने के लिए हमें _____ लाख रुपये प्रदान करने के लिए सहमत हो गया है।

  1. 23
  2. 43
  3. 35
  4. 56


  • The SJVN will help the Shimla Municipal Corporation restart its diagnostic lab on The Ridge.
  • It will also help in developing and beautifying parks on The Ridge and on the Mall Road.

Q.) Jeena Khitta and Surya Pratap Singh Banshtu, recently selected for Junior World Championship of Shooting, belong to _____ district of Himachal Pradesh.

हाल ही में निशानेबाजी की जूनियर विश्व चैम्पियनशिप के लिए चयनित जीना खिटा और सूर्य प्रताप सिंह बंशटू हिमाचल प्रदेश के____ जिले से ताल्लुक रखते हैं

  1. Kinnaur
  2. Shimla
  3. Chamba
  4. Kangra

Answer : 2


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