Success Stories

Want free petrol? Himachal’s Raghu Khanna makes it possible

January 20th, 2009  |  by  |  published in Featured, Success Stories

What does it mean? Allow advertisements on your car and in return get paid for it. Obviously, not in cash but as free petrol at allied petrol-pumps. About two years ago, I said that Himachalis lack entrepreneurship. Yet this young man of 23 years, from Shimla, is out to prove me wrong. An alumnus of […]

Hill Beat Impact: Himachal tourism deptt to launch website in foreign languages

May 8th, 2007  |  by  |  published in Activism, Success Stories, Tourism

Hill Beat New Delhi: According to a media report, Himachal government plans to attract tourists by giving details about the state in different foreign languages on the tourism department’s website. Hill Beat as a think-tank, had strongly vouched for branding of Himachal tourism and revamp of the department’s website and impart info in foreign languages. […]

A citizen journalism effort in Himachal completes one-year

February 14th, 2007  |  by  |  published in Activism, Featured, Success Stories

It’s been an eventful year for Hill Beat as it celebrates its first anniversary. It was on February 14th 2006, Hill Beat started as a blog on Blogspot. So before I go into flashback, I’d like to thank all the citizens of Himachal Pradesh for making Hill Beat a great success. It initially started as […]

Himachal villages date Bhabher for self-sustenance

December 27th, 2006  |  by  |  published in Environment, Forestry, Success Stories

By: D D Sharma The self-help-group of Pilhori panchayat alongside heaps of Bhabher grass (Pic: D D Sharma) Need based micro-planning and people‚Äôs participation has brought a new ray of hope to the natives of Pilhori and Bharog-Baneri panchyats, one of the remotest area of Sirmaur district of Himachal Pradesh. While the former is making […]

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