08.06.18 West Bengal(WBPSC) Current Affairs

WEST BENGAL   West Bengal Government decides to invest Rs 107 cr to check riverbank erosion   The West Bengal Governmentdecided to invest 107 crore rupees to check erosion at vulnerable areas along the banks of the Ganga and the Padma. A stretch of 15 kilometers will be concretized, to prevent erosion. The work will be … Read more

07.06.18 West Bengal(WBPSC) Current Affairs

WEST BENGAL   WB governor K N Tripathi to hold additional charge of Tripura   West Bengal governor Keshari Nath Tripathi was today given the additional charge of Tripura, according to a statement issued by the Rashtrapati Bhavan.   The President of India is pleased to appoint Keshari Nath Tripathi to discharge the functions of the governor of Tripura, in … 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

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

Natural Vegetation of West Bengal

Natural Vegetation of West Bengal Climate is a major determinant of forest types and on a broad sense; rainfall is major factor though temperature, soil, topography etc., play a dominant role. On the other hand, forests exert a great influence on the climate of a country by retaining moisture in the atmosphere. They prevent rapid … Read more

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: 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

An Introduction to West Bengal Economy

An Introduction to West Bengal  Economy:- West Bengal is situated in eastern India and shares its borders with Jharkhand, Bihar, Odisha, Sikkim and Assam. The state also shares international borders with Bangladesh, Bhutan and Nepal. The Bay of Bengal is in the south of the state. Steady growth along with fiscal consolidation has been the … Read more

Horticulture of West bengal

Horticulture of West bengal With a production of 26.68 m. MT of horticulture produce from an area of 1.78 m. ha., West Bengal is the largest producer of horticultural crops  accounting for 9.6% of total horticultural production in the country. The major horticulture produce comprises vegetables (86.4%). The State produces 23.04 m. MT of vegetables … Read more

Rivers of West Bengal

Rivers of West Bengal Drainage systems Drainage systems, also known as river systems, are the patterns formed by the streams, rivers, and lakes in a particular drainage basin. They are governed by the topography of the land, whether a particular region is dominated by hard or soft rocks, and the gradient of the land. River system as a Introduction Ganges enters … Read more

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