Ginger growers in Sirmaur, Himachal Pradesh, are demanding minimum support price (MSP) for their produce. Ginger growers in Sirmaur district happen to be the country’s largest producers of dry ginger.
Is ginger grown in Himachal Pradesh?
In Himachal Pradesh, ginger is grown over an area of about 3,335 ha with annual production of 32,680 MT. In this state, more than 3/4th of the area and production is restricted to district Sirmour. The other ginger growing districts are Solan, Mandi, Shimla, Kangra, Bilaspur, Hamirpur and Chamba.
Which is the largest apple producing district of Himachal Pradesh?
Shimla district is the highest producer in the state with Rohru, Jubbal, Kotkhai and Kotgarh forming the apple-growing belt. In 2018, Himachal Pradesh produced 4,46,574 metric tonnes of apples.
Which is the largest district by area wise in HP?
List of districts of Himachal Pradesh by population
|03||Lahaul and Spiti||13,833|
Which is the best district in Himachal Pradesh?
Best Places to visit in Himachal Pradesh
- Manali. Located in Kullu district, at an altitude of 2,050 meters, Manali captivates you with its snow-capped mountains and impressive views. …
- Khajjiar. Khajjiar is a hill station located in the northern state of Himachal Pradesh. …
- Shimla – Best Places in Himachal. …
- Dalhousie. …
- Parwanoo. …
- Sirmaur. …
- Kasauli. …
Which fruit is famous in Himachal Pradesh?
Horticulture Zones in Himachal Pradesh.
1. Mango, Litchi, Guava, Loquat, Citrus Fig, Ber, Papaya, Early varieties of Grapes, Jack Fruit, Banana, Low chilling varieties of Peach, Plum and Pear, Strawberry.
Which state is known as Apple state?
Himachal Pradesh is called the ‘Apple State’ because the country’s first apples were cultivated here.
How many districts are in HP?
Presently, there are 12 districts, 52 Sub-divisions, 75 tehsils and 34 Sub-tehsils in Himachal Pradesh.
Which district of HP has lowest Scheduled Tribes population?
Kinnaur district. Pangi tehsil and Bharmour sub-tehsil in Chamba district.
Scheduled Tribe of Himachal Pradesh.
|Total Population of HP||68,64,602|
|Percentage of ST population in HP||5.7%|
|% STs in the State to total ST population in India||0.4%|
|Sex Ratio in STs (Gender Composition of Scheduled Tribe Population)||999|
|Literacy Rates of ST Population in State||73.6%|
Which district of HP has no urban population?
Area of the Great Himalayas comprising entire districts of Kinnaur, Lahul-Spiti and Pangi tehsil of Chamba were devoid of any urban population.
Which is the largest city of HP?
List of cities in Himachal Pradesh by population
What is the old name of Himachal Pradesh?
Trigarta:The state lay in the foothills drained by three rivers, i.e. Ravi, Beas and Satluj and hence the name. It is believed to have been an independent republic.
Which is the coolest place in Himachal Pradesh?
Shimla: Himachal Pradesh’s tourist hotspot Manali recorded minus 1.5 degrees Celsius, while Keylong was the coldest place in the state at minus 6.6 degrees Celsius on Tuesday, the meteorological department said.