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

04-05.02.18 (RPSC) Rajasthan Current Affairs

RAJASTHAN Rajasthan budget to focus on farmers, tribal welfare   Chief minister Vasundhara Raje has hinted at focusing the election year budget on farmers and tribal welfare during a pre-budget meeting.   Following Central government’s budget, Raje asserted that the state budget will also aim to double the farmers’ income by 2022. The Union government in the … 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

30.01.18 (RPSC) Rajasthan Current Affairs

RAJASTHAN International spice conference in Jaipur from Feb 4-7   The third edition of international spice conference will be held at Jaipur from February 4 to 7.   Over 750 delegates from various countries, including representatives of international spice associations, policy makers, and farmers, are expected to participate in the four-day meet.   The central … 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

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