09.06.18 West Bengal(WBPSC) Current Affairs

WEST BENGAL   West Bengal Governor KN Tripathi to Hold Additional Charge of Tripura   West Bengal Governor Keshari Nath Tripathi was given the additional charge of Tripura, according to a statement issued by the Rashtrapati Bhavan. The President of India has appointed Keshari Nath Tripathi to discharge the functions of the Governor of Tripura, … Read more

02.03.18 West Bengal(WBPSC) Current Affairs

WEST BENGAL   Kolkata Metro Station to get a tech savvy remodeling with advanced mechanization and safety   Kolkata metro station are all set to get the much needed modern makeover. The East-West metro will debut its new makeover with new rakes and will be outfitted with the latest state of art technology this year. There … Read more

14.02.18 West Bengal(WBPSC) Current Affairs

WEST BENGAL   Bengal first to opt out of Modi’s healthcare plan   Bengal has become the first state to opt out of the ambitious National Health Protection Scheme unveiled in the Union Budget — and dubbed ‘Modicare’ — with chief minister Mamata Banerjee announcing on Tuesday that the state will not “waste” its hard-earned resources … Read more

09.02.18 West Bengal(WBPSC) Current Affairs

WEST BENGAL Review of Kolkata Metro route extensions only after 2020   Much progress is unlikely on Metro projects in Kolkata or the suburbs that are not already under way till 2020, sources in the ministry of railways said. The ministry will evaluate the progress of the ongoing projects after 2020 and then decide on … Read more

08.02.18 West Bengal(WBPSC) Current Affairs

  WEST BENGAL   US envoy all for trade ties   The US has underscored the need for the right environment to promote trade and investment in Bengal and India.   US ambassador Kenneth I. Juster said removal of non-trade barriers would, in the long run, aid investment that depends on market, regulatory climate, governmental … 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

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

1.02.18 West Bengal(WBPSC) Current Affairs

WEST BENGAL   West Bengal budget to do away with plan, non-plan distinction   The state government has decided to do away with plan and non-plan distinction in its budget from the 2018-19 financial year. The salaries, subsidies, loans and interest come under the non-plan expenditure head, while the plan expenditure is meant for development … Read more

Urban spheres of influence and rural urban fringe

Urban spheres of influence and rural urban fringe Urban spheres of influence Urban spheres of influence reflect centre-to-hinterland relationship, compared with the non-central region, the centre assumes more complex economic functions, and provides more economic activities. Famous theoretical contributions to this research field are the Central Place Theory (Christaller, 1933), the extension to the Central … Read more

Quality of life, life expectancy, literacy, standard of living and migration in India

Quality of life, life expectancy, literacy, standard of living and migration in India Human development—a comprehensive approach Human development is a process of enlarging people’s choices. But human development is also the objective, so it is both a process and an outcome. Human development implies that people must influence the processes that shape their lives. … Read more

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