16.02.18 West Bengal(WBPSC) Current Affairs

WEST BENGAL   Kolkata to get real-time pollution study devices   The World Bank will fund the environment department’s multipoint real-time air quality monitoring system and the methods to counter pollution. Apart from a few stationary air-quality monitoring devices, around 10 others mounted on government buses will generate area-specific real-time air quality data. This information … 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

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

04-05.02.18 West Bengal(WBPSC) Current Affairs

WEST BENGAL   Kolkata airport to go green with 15 MW solar power plant   The Kolkata airport is all set to start using clean and green energy for its day to day operations, as its ground mounted grid connected solar plant is ready for commissioning.   The 15 MW plant, capacity wise the largest … 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

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

West Bengal: Government Schemes and Projects

West Bengal: Government Schemes and Projects West Bengal is located in the eastern part of India. It is bounded on its north by Bhutan and the state of Sikkim, on its east by Bangladesh, on its northeast by the state of Assam, on its south by the Bay of Bengal, on its southwest by the state of Odisha, … Read more

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