Wildlife and ecoturism in West Bengal

Wildlife and ecoturism in West Bengal West Bengal’s wild life offers a fascinating diversity of terrain, flora and fauna. It is a delight for nature lovers. It is the home to the World Heritage Site – Sundarbans. Sundarbans owes its name to the Sundari trees which is found in abundance in this area. The Sunderbans … Read more

West Bengal Climate

West Bengal Climate Weather In West Bengal   Summer Temperature: Maximum 450 C, Minimum 200 C Winter Temperature: Maximum 150 C, Minimum 80 C Average Rainfall: 175 cm Best Time To Visit: October to February (Deltas and Plains)   March to June and September to December (Mountains)     The climate of West Bengal experiences great variation, mainly in … 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 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: Government Schemes and Projects

West Bengal: Government Schemes and Projects West Bengal is located in the eastern part of India. It is bounded on its north by Bhutan and the state of Sikkim, on its east by Bangladesh, on its northeast by the state of Assam, on its south by the Bay of Bengal, on its southwest by the state of Odisha, … 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

Fishing in west bengal

Fishing in west bengal West Bengal has a vast water resource potentiality. By utilising these water resources there is a great prospect of pisciculture. These resources can be divided into two categories : 1.Inland Water Resources and Marine Water Resources Inland resources constitute ponds, rivers, marshy lands, canals, reservoirs etc. Development of Pond Fishery Although … Read more

Rivers of West Bengal

Rivers of West Bengal Drainage systems Drainage systems, also known as river systems, are the patterns formed by the streams, rivers, and lakes in a particular drainage basin. They are governed by the topography of the land, whether a particular region is dominated by hard or soft rocks, and the gradient of the land. River system as a Introduction Ganges enters … 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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