30.01.18 West Bengal(WBPSC) Current Affairs

WEST BENGAL   Bengal heritage logo launched in London   The Bengali diaspora, which has been professionally very successful in the UK, has been driving corporate growth and public services over the years. What is unique is that it also is a community that has a strong cultural focus. This is best manifested through the … Read more

28-29.01.18 West Bengal(WBPSC) Current Affairs

WEST BENGAL Veteran Bengali Actress Supriya Devi Passes Away   Veteran Bengali film actress and Padmashri awardee, Supriya Devi,passed away in Kolkata, following a severe cardiac arrest. She was 83. Supriya Devi made her debut in the Uttam Kumar-starrer Basu Parivar in 1952. She was also awarded the Banga Vibushan – the highest-ever civilian award given … Read more

26.01.18 West Bengal(WBPSC) Current Affairs

WEST BENGAL States praised West Bengal govt’s official emblem   States praised the West Bengal government official emblem, conceptualized and designed by chief minister Mamata Banerjee.   The state emblem – the “Biswa Bangla” logo with Ashoka Pillar of the national emblem – would be used in all the official works and documents of the Bengal government … Read more

25.01.18 West Bengal(WBPSC) Current Affairs

WEST BENGAL Bengal opposes Centre plan for backward districts   An integrated development plan for the 115 Most Backward Districts (MBD) in the country, of which five are from West Bengal, has hit a roadblock in the state. The Mamata Banerjee government doesn’t agree with PM Narendra Modi’s plan because the Centre proposes to engage a central government … Read more

24.01.18 West Bengal(WBPSC) Current Affairs

WEST BENGAL   Google Doodle pays tribute to Mahasweta Devi   Google on Sunday dedicated its doodle to noted author and social activist Mahasweta Devi on her 92nd birth anniversary. Google India wrote on Twitter, “With courage flowing through her pen, she created powerful prose. Celebrating writer and social activist Mahasweta Devi on her 92nd … Read more

WEST BENGAL ·        Bengal govt to roll out online tax collection system for civic bodies   ð  The urban development and municipal affairs department (UDMA) is planning to launch the online tax assessment and e-payment system of municipal property tax for all the civic bodies in the state.   ð  The system has started off … Read more

Mineral Resources of West Bengal

Mineral Resources of  West Bengal   Major Mineral Resources: The state of West Bengal has an important position in mineral production of the country. In terms of value, the state accounts for 3.8% of mineral production in India and occupies the seventh position. Various metallic and non-metallic mineral deposits have been located both in the … Read more

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