15.02.18 West Bengal(WBPSC) Current Affairs

WEST BENGAL   Historic blue plaque to make a comeback in West Bengal   The historic blue plaque is going to make a comeback in Bengal after a gap of five years. Since the British period, Bengal has had a tradition of blue enamel plaques being installed to honour names of lanes and buildings of historic importance.   The … Read more

14.02.18 West Bengal(WBPSC) Current Affairs

WEST BENGAL   Bengal first to opt out of Modi’s healthcare plan   Bengal has become the first state to opt out of the ambitious National Health Protection Scheme unveiled in the Union Budget — and dubbed ‘Modicare’ — with chief minister Mamata Banerjee announcing on Tuesday that the state will not “waste” its hard-earned resources … Read more

13.02.18 West Bengal(WBPSC) Current Affairs

WEST BENGAL Assign specific drivers for a bus: West Bengal   The state transport department is making bus drivers more accountable and bringing in certain changes in the certificate of fitness (CF) and permit conditions. The transport department and Kolkata Police are also making each bus driver-specific so that accountability could be fixed.   Kolkata Police is procuring … Read more

11-12.02.18 West Bengal(WBPSC) Current Affairs

WEST BENGAL   West Bengal’s Chilkigarh to be declared ‘National Bio-Diversity Heritage Site’   A forested stretch around Chilkigarh’s Kanak Durga temple in Jhargram district of West Bengal will soon be declared a national bio-diversity heritage site by the government.   The popular tourist destination will be labelled a ‘plastic free zone’ and 61 acres of forest area … Read more

09.02.18 West Bengal(WBPSC) Current Affairs

WEST BENGAL Review of Kolkata Metro route extensions only after 2020   Much progress is unlikely on Metro projects in Kolkata or the suburbs that are not already under way till 2020, sources in the ministry of railways said. The ministry will evaluate the progress of the ongoing projects after 2020 and then decide on … Read more

08.02.18 West Bengal(WBPSC) Current Affairs

  WEST BENGAL   US envoy all for trade ties   The US has underscored the need for the right environment to promote trade and investment in Bengal and India.   US ambassador Kenneth I. Juster said removal of non-trade barriers would, in the long run, aid investment that depends on market, regulatory climate, governmental … Read more

03.02.18 West Bengal(WBPSC) Current Affairs

WEST BENGAL   West Bengal government to distribute 2000 calf to needy rural families   The state animal resources development department has decided to distribute calf to poor and needy families in the rural areas across the state.   The process started off from Birbhum district itself where Birbhum district Trinamool president Anubrata Mandal distributed around 1000 calf to … Read more

02.02.18 West Bengal(WBPSC) Current Affairs

WEST BENGAL   West Bengal’s Chilkigarh to be declared ‘National Bio-Diversity Heritage Site’     A forested stretch around Chilkigarh’s Kanak Durga temple in Jhargram district of West Bengal will soon be declared a national bio-diversity heritage site by the government.   The popular tourist destination will be labelled a ‘plastic free zone’ and 61 acres of forest … Read more

1.02.18 West Bengal(WBPSC) Current Affairs

WEST BENGAL   West Bengal budget to do away with plan, non-plan distinction   The state government has decided to do away with plan and non-plan distinction in its budget from the 2018-19 financial year. The salaries, subsidies, loans and interest come under the non-plan expenditure head, while the plan expenditure is meant for development … Read more

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