14.06.18 West Bengal(WBPSC) Current Affairs

INTERNATIONAL   ·        Raksha Mantri Inaugurates 1st BEL Representative Office in Vietnam   Raksha Mantri, Nirmala Sitharamaninaugurated the first Representative Office of Navratna Defence PSU Bharat Electronics Limited (BEL) in Hanoi, Vietnam. Smt Sitharaman handed over the symbolic key of the Representative Office of BEL at Vietnam (VIRO) to Chairman & Managing Director, BEL Mr Gowtama … 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

21-22.01.18 West Bengal(WBPSC) Current Affairs

WEST BENGAL West Bengal to revive WWII airstrips   The state government wants to revive airstrips of World War II vintage in the districts that have been lying idle for decades to increase intra-state air connectivity. There are a dozen such airstrips in the state that were used by either the Royal Air Force or US Air Force between 1942 and … Read more

WEST BENGAL ·        Bengal govt to roll out online tax collection system for civic bodies   ð  The urban development and municipal affairs department (UDMA) is planning to launch the online tax assessment and e-payment system of municipal property tax for all the civic bodies in the state.   ð  The system has started off … Read more

Urban spheres of influence and rural urban fringe

Urban spheres of influence and rural urban fringe Urban spheres of influence Urban spheres of influence reflect centre-to-hinterland relationship, compared with the non-central region, the centre assumes more complex economic functions, and provides more economic activities. Famous theoretical contributions to this research field are the Central Place Theory (Christaller, 1933), the extension to the Central … Read more

Quality of life, life expectancy, literacy, standard of living and migration in India

Quality of life, life expectancy, literacy, standard of living and migration in India Human development—a comprehensive approach Human development is a process of enlarging people’s choices. But human development is also the objective, so it is both a process and an outcome. Human development implies that people must influence the processes that shape their lives. … Read more

West Bengal Trade and Commerce

West Bengal Trade and Commerce:- Trade and Commerce Bengal enjoyed prosperity through trade and commerce from time immemorial. The multitude of rivers afforded easy communication for internal trade and Bengal’s location on the bay of bengal offered her the opportunity of participating in sea-borne trade and commerce, the tradition of which seems to have been … Read more

West Bengal human development index

West Bengal human development index India’s sixth largest economy is West Bengal which recorded a gross state domestic product (GSDP) of US$ 132.86 billion in 2014-15. Further, it’s the 2ndmost densely populated state within the country, and is home to one of the most important domestic consumer markets. West Bengal GSDP expanded at a compound … Read more

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