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HP conducted biggest disaster rescue operation in state: CM

Shimla, Oct 1 (UNI) HP Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur commended the joint efforts of Indian airforce, disaster management authorities, and other administrative departments which resulted in the saving of more than 4000 people including tourists who were trapped in the snow-hit places of the state.
Heavy snowing and rainfall wrecked havoc in the form of destruction and death in Himachal Pradesh during past weeks. Many lives where lost in the calamitous event and several others were trapped in four to five feet high snowfall.
Chief Minister Thakur told reporters here today, "Extremely high downpours and heavy snowfall in the tribal district forced the government to conduct biggest ever counter disaster move. The operation was conducted by Indian Airforce, National Disaster Response Force and State Disaster Management Authority. A total of 4000 tourists, students, foreigners and local were evacuated and brought to safe locations."
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HP total borrowing 36 38 pc of state GDP: CM

12 Aug 2022 | 4:14 PM

Shimla, Aug 12 (UNI) Himachal Pradsesh Government informed the state assembly that total borrowing of the state is 36.38 per cent of state Gross Domestic Product while ending financial year 2021-22.

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