08.06.18 West Bengal(WBPSC) Current Affairs

WEST BENGAL   West Bengal Government decides to invest Rs 107 cr to check riverbank erosion   The West Bengal Governmentdecided to invest 107 crore rupees to check erosion at vulnerable areas along the banks of the Ganga and the Padma. A stretch of 15 kilometers will be concretized, to prevent erosion. The work will be … Read more

07.06.18 West Bengal(WBPSC) Current Affairs

WEST BENGAL   WB governor K N Tripathi to hold additional charge of Tripura   West Bengal governor Keshari Nath Tripathi was today given the additional charge of Tripura, according to a statement issued by the Rashtrapati Bhavan.   The President of India is pleased to appoint Keshari Nath Tripathi to discharge the functions of the governor of Tripura, in … Read more

02.06.18 West Bengal(WBPSC) Current Affairs

WEST BENGAL West Bengal to hold talks on fare revision for buses, taxis   For the first time in four years the state has not rejected the transport department’s proposal to increase the fare of buses and taxis. Instead, it has assured to speak to all the stake holders to develop a mechanism that will … Read more

15.02.18 West Bengal(WBPSC) Current Affairs

WEST BENGAL   Historic blue plaque to make a comeback in West Bengal   The historic blue plaque is going to make a comeback in Bengal after a gap of five years. Since the British period, Bengal has had a tradition of blue enamel plaques being installed to honour names of lanes and buildings of historic importance.   The … Read more

06.02.18 West Bengal(WBPSC) Current Affairs

WEST BENGAL   Over 24 lakh cases pending in courts of West Bengal   There were around 24,18,374 cases pending at various courts of West Bengal including the Calcutta high court till June last year, state law minister Moloy Ghatak said at the assembly.   The minister informed the House that out of the 17,17,741 cases pending at different … Read more

03.02.18 West Bengal(WBPSC) Current Affairs

WEST BENGAL   West Bengal government to distribute 2000 calf to needy rural families   The state animal resources development department has decided to distribute calf to poor and needy families in the rural areas across the state.   The process started off from Birbhum district itself where Birbhum district Trinamool president Anubrata Mandal distributed around 1000 calf to … 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: 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

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

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