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

10.02.18 West Bengal(WBPSC) Current Affairs

WEST BENGAL KISS to start innings in Kolkata from next year   The Kalinga Institute of Social Sciences (KISS), that provides free education from kindergarten to Post-graduation to 37,000 tribal students in Odisha, would run a similar centre in Kolkata for poor children. The KISS has entered into an agreement with a Kolkata based NGO to run … Read more

10.02.18 (RPSC) Rajasthan Current Affairs

RAJASTHAN Smart transmission management system launched in Rajasthan   Pushpendra Singh, minister of state for energy, launched the smart transmission operation management system through web in the state.   Through this system, functions of scheduling of generation and demand, deviation settlement, energy accounting and billing, approval of open access, etc., are automated through web-based services. … 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

09.02.18 (RPSC) Rajasthan Current Affairs

RAJASTHAN Rajasthan gears up to fight child mortality with new vaccine   The state is getting ready for a new vaccine for preventing mortalities among under-5 children. Pneumococcal Conjugate Vaccine (PCV) has been included in Universal Immunization Programme(UIP) in the state. About 4.6 lakh children will be benefited in a year in selected nine districts, which have highest … Read more

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