Himachal Pradesh launched PEHAL programme for Shimla district
On 22 May 2016 Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh launched the PEHAL programme for the district of Shimla.
The objective of the programme is to identify certain thrust areas that have a direct bearing on the lives of the people in the district.
Under the PEHAL, 5 focus areas were identified by the district administration for development. They are – Primary Education, Forest Rights, Health and Sanitation, Campaign against drugs and skill development, Women Empowerment.