Traditional agroforestry systems prevalent in Lahaul area was agri-silvicultural system. Generally five agroforestry systems were identified i.e. agri-horticultural, agri-silvicultural, agri-silvi-pastoral, pastoral-silviculture and pastoral-horticulture. Whereas in District Kinnaur most prevalent agro-forestry system was agri-horticultural. Four agroforestry models were identified i.e.

The Income-Tax department's investigation wing has told the Himachal Pradesh government that it may have awarded two hydel projects worth Rs 6,500 crore in Kinnaur dstrict to a ghost company which took funding from an Adani group firm. In a report to principal secretary (power), the Shimla office of the I-T department has questioned the antecedent of Brakel Kinnaur Power (P) Ltd and doubted the ability of the company's alleged parent, Brakel Corporation NV, to handle the Jangi Thopan and Thopan Jowari projects.

In this paper, the role of "seabuckthorn" in greening the cold deserts of Himalayas in terms of its various uses like medicinal values, nutritional/food values and controlling soil erosion/landslides has been detailed.

Generally, the mention of the world tribal gives vivid images of indigenous people living amidst dense jungles, and using a variety of forest resources for their sustenance. Such ecosystem people who enjoy the bounty of nature are the fortunate ones, as there are others who are not so lucky.

protests against the 1,000-mw Karcham Wangtoo Hydroelectric Project in Kinnaur, Himachal Pradesh, took a violent turn on December 9, 2006, when the police opened fire on protestors trying to break

The proposed Rs 13,000-crore Khab Dam in Kinnaur district in Himachal Pradesh, which would have been the highest in India at 275 metres, has been shot down by the defence ministry because it is "too

Shimla: Over 9,600 trees will face the axe for laying the transmission line for evacuating power from the 1000 MW Karcham Wangtoo power project in Kinnaur, which is likely to start generation by June this year.

In reply to a query during Question Hour in the assembly by Congress MLA GS Bali about exploring the possibility of an alternate route, Chief Minister PK Dhumal today said the permission

The Finance Ministry today signed a loan agreement with the Asian Development Bank (ADB) for $208 million for the third tranche of the Himachal Pradesh Clean Energy Development Investment Program.

According to a Finance Ministry statement, this facility is for a series of loans to provide funding for four hydropower projects totalling 856 MW in Himachal Pradesh, for an amount of $800 million fr

Shimla: Nearly five months after the state Cabinet decided to restore the 960-MW Jangi Thopan Powari hydel project to Brakel Corporation, the Dutch company may have to wait for more time to sign the implementation agreement (IA).

A local deity of villages in Kinnaur district of Himachal Pradesh recently ordained that the construction of a hydroelectric power project should be stopped. Bowing to the divine importunations of