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HP Government Makes GPS mandatory for Trekkers

The Himachal Pradesh Government made it mandatory for trekkers to carry a GPS device to tackle any exigency.
 HP Government Makes GPS mandatory for Trekkers

Details:

  • The decision was made in a review meeting chaired by Additional Chief Secretary Shrikant Baldi on preparedness for the monsoon in Shimla.
  • The announcement also added that it is important that trekking and other yatras must be restricted during adverse weather.
  • Being a disaster-prone state, special attention must be taken to disseminate weather advisories and installing early warning systems in Himachal Pradesh.

About Himachal Pradesh:

  • Himachal Pradesh got its statehood on 25th January 1971
  • Chief Minister of Himachal Pradesh is Jai Ram Thakur
  • Governor of Himachal Pradesh is Acharya Dev Vrat
  • It has 12 districts and the official language is Hindi

Question:

Q. The government of which state has made it mandatory for trekkers to carry a GPS device to tackle any exigency?
a. Assam
b. Uttarakhand
c. Sikkim
d. Himachal Pradesh
HP Government Makes GPS mandatory for Trekkers HP Government Makes GPS mandatory for Trekkers Reviewed by Shweta Kashyap on June 20, 2019 Rating: 5

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