Miscellaneous Facts About H.P.

1. Himachal day is observed on 15th April.
2. Himachal Statehood day is 25th January.
3. Western Tragopan is state bird.
4. There are twelve districts in Himachal Pradesh at present at its formation there were only four districts.
5. Total population of schedule castes in Himachal Pradesh is 13,12,405 (2001 census 25.37 percent of the total population.)
6. Birth rate (1994) 26.3 per thousand.
7. Death rate (1994) 8.6 per thousand.
8. Total medical institutions in Himachal Pradesh 1,201.
9. Total fair price shop- 3,735
10. Total policeman- 1,4057
11. Total Panchatays- 2,922
12. Total telephone sets- 1,14,469 (1996)
13. Total telephone exchanges- 548
14. Total road length including national highways 24615 kms.
15. Total irrigated area- 171.4 thousand hectare.
16. Total men in defence forces from Himachal at present 1.05,294 (1996)
17. Total ex-serviceman in state 71612.
18. Total Educational Institutions Primary-8393, Middle-1080, Senior Secondary +2-1250.
19. Per Capita Income (current prices) 1995-96, Rs. 8747.
20. Total population of schedule tribes in Himachal Pradesh is 2,20,521 (2001 census 4.25 percent of the total population.)


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