Rajasthan: Irrigation and Hydropower

Rajasthan: Irrigation and Hydropower   At the time of independence there was 1 major project, 43 medium and 2272 minor projects and the irrigation potential was only 4 lac ha. Hence after independence the state irrigation department was formed in 1949 with the objective of increasing the production of the food and fodder and to … 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: Tax and Economic Reforms

West Bengal: Tax and Economic Reforms During the last two decades West Bengal has led the rest of the country with regard to agricultural performance and implementation of panchayat institutions. But these developments have begun to level out. At the same time the state has fallen behind in other sectors–industry, higher education and state of … 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

West Bengal: Irrigation and hydro power

West Bengal: Irrigation and hydro power Kangsabati Reservoir Project  Kangsabati Reservoir Project was started in the year 1956-57. Till date an irrigation potential of 3,48,477 ha. has been created in the districts of Bankura, Midnapore and Hooghly through this Project.   With bank assistance and under Accelerated Irrigation Benefit Programme, the Government has undertaken large extension … Read more

Agriculture of West Bengal

Agriculture of West Bengal West Bengal is located between 21⁰31’ & 27⁰14’ North Latitude and 85⁰91’ & 89⁰53’ East Longitude. The tropic of Cancer passes through the middle of the state covering the district in the East, Nadia and Bardwan and in the West Bankura and Purulia. The state has occupied a geographical area of … Read more

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