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 25.01.18 West Bengal(WBPSC) Current Affairs

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 Soils in West Bengal

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 West Bengal: Irrigation and hydro power

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 Horticulture of West bengal

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