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 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: Planned Development

WEST BENGAL PLANNED DEVELOPMENT West Bengal has the fifth-highest GSDP in India in 2015 , registering a growth rate of 17.11% in 2013–2014 and 13.35% in 2014–2015. Agriculture is the leading economic sector in West Bengal. The state has been observed that there has been a slow but steady decline in the percentage share of industry … Read more

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

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