11-12.02.18 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 area … 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

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

26.01.18 West Bengal(WBPSC) Current Affairs

WEST BENGAL States praised West Bengal govt’s official emblem   States praised the West Bengal government official emblem, conceptualized and designed by chief minister Mamata Banerjee.   The state emblem – the “Biswa Bangla” logo with Ashoka Pillar of the national emblem – would be used in all the official works and documents of the Bengal government … Read more

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: 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

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