Mineral Resources of West Bengal

Mineral Resources of  West Bengal   Major Mineral Resources: The state of West Bengal has an important position in mineral production of the country. In terms of value, the state accounts for 3.8% of mineral production in India and occupies the seventh position. Various metallic and non-metallic mineral deposits have been located both in the … Read more

Natural Vegetation of West Bengal

Natural Vegetation of West Bengal Climate is a major determinant of forest types and on a broad sense; rainfall is major factor though temperature, soil, topography etc., play a dominant role. On the other hand, forests exert a great influence on the climate of a country by retaining moisture in the atmosphere. They prevent rapid … 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: 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

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

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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