Soils in West Bengal

Soils in West Bengal The soils of Bengal have been studied widely by different scholars. The studies carried out so far lead to the convenient grouping of soils as (i) Laterites, (ii) Red Earths, (iii) Tarai soils, (iv) Alluvial soils and (v) The Coastal soils   To attain scientific management of regional resources and sustainable … Read more

West Bengal: Planned Development

WEST BENGAL PLANNED DEVELOPMENT West Bengal has the fifth-highest GSDP in India in 2015 , registering a growth rate of 17.11% in 2013–2014 and 13.35% in 2014–2015. Agriculture is the leading economic sector in West Bengal. The state has been observed that there has been a slow but steady decline in the percentage share of industry … Read more

West Bengal: Food Security

West Bengal: Food Security Income difference causes structural issues that may cause hindrance in economic process, food security, poverty and social unrest. Therefore, the pattern of income distribution could be a matter of the concern to the economists for an extended time. Difference in income distribution compels to measure in poverty for a considerable portion … Read more

West Bengal: Tax and Economic Reforms

West Bengal: Tax and Economic Reforms During the last two decades West Bengal has led the rest of the country with regard to agricultural performance and implementation of panchayat institutions. But these developments have begun to level out. At the same time the state has fallen behind in other sectors–industry, higher education and state of … Read more

Animal Husbandry of West Bengal

Animal Husbandry of West Bengal Share of animal resources and fishery in the total agricultural output stands presently at about 26%. In the State, the Livestock Sector contributes 4.41% of the total SDP and 18.6% of the Agricultural SDP. Animal Husbandry practice is a part of household activities in the rural areas mostly for meeting … Read more

Agriculture of West Bengal

Agriculture of West Bengal West Bengal is located between 21⁰31’ & 27⁰14’ North Latitude and 85⁰91’ & 89⁰53’ East Longitude. The tropic of Cancer passes through the middle of the state covering the district in the East, Nadia and Bardwan and in the West Bankura and Purulia. The state has occupied a geographical area of … Read more

Determinants and Nature of Indian Politics, Election and Voting Behavior, Coalition Governments.

Determinants and Nature of Indian Politics In a multilingual,multi cultural democratic set up like India,voting behaviour is dictated by a plethora of complex issues.From time and again it has been proved that political parties in India can not rely upon any particular factor to win the trust and confidence of the voters.Such is the complex … Read more

Water Resources

  Rainfall: With an average annual rainfall of 1,170 mm, India is one of the wettest countries in the world. At one extreme are areas like Cherrapunji, in the northeast, which is drenched each year with 11,000 mm of rainfall, and at the other extreme are places like Jaisalmer, in the west, which receives barely … Read more

Ancient Indian Cultural System & Ideals

    Varina Vyavastha or Varina System   Vedas prescribe that all human beings should leave ignorance, get educated, select a profession for himself based on his “tatva” (basic traits) and education, take a vow to follow such a profession, and follow such a profession.   Vedas classifies all profession into three viz. “Knowledge based”, … Read more

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