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

06.06.18 West Bengal(WBPSC) Current Affairs

WEST BENGAL   West Bengal all set to get its first organ transplant registry   The state is all set to get an organ sharing registry that will list potential recipients for different organs. The step is critical for streamlining organ donation and giving the movement a new impetus. The Regional Organ and Tissue Transplant Organisation (ROTTO) … Read more

03-04.06.18 West Bengal(WBPSC) Current Affairs

WEST BENGAL Despite Rera, West Bengal notifies its own real estate law The Centre’s target to bring all new and ongoing real estate projects under Real Estate (Regulation and Development) Act (RERA) has received a setback as West Bengal government has notified its own law for the sector in the state. This surprised many considering the state … 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

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

17.02.18 West Bengal(WBPSC) Current Affairs

WEST BENGAL   Kolkata Corporation officials collect packaged water samples for quality tests   A sudden diarrhea outbreak in Southern suburbs of Kolkata has scared citizens. Out of fear of water contamination, many citizens are buying packaged drinking waters but a recent sample test found bacteria in the packaged water. Kolkata Corporation officials on Friday … Read more

16.02.18 West Bengal(WBPSC) Current Affairs

WEST BENGAL   Kolkata to get real-time pollution study devices   The World Bank will fund the environment department’s multipoint real-time air quality monitoring system and the methods to counter pollution. Apart from a few stationary air-quality monitoring devices, around 10 others mounted on government buses will generate area-specific real-time air quality data. This information … 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

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

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

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