03.03.18 West Bengal(WBPSC) Current Affairs

WEST BENGAL   West Bengal government directs to clear the due bonus of Tea estate workers   Darjeeling tea but little bit we know about the grief of workers of Tea Garden in North Bengal. Deaths from malnutrition, suicide owing to poverty are regular phenomena in those tea estates. In a change, the Bengal government directed … 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

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

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

13.02.18 West Bengal(WBPSC) Current Affairs

WEST BENGAL Assign specific drivers for a bus: West Bengal   The state transport department is making bus drivers more accountable and bringing in certain changes in the certificate of fitness (CF) and permit conditions. The transport department and Kolkata Police are also making each bus driver-specific so that accountability could be fixed.   Kolkata Police is procuring … 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

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

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

31.01.18 West Bengal(WBPSC) Current Affairs

WEST BENGAL   Bengali literature readership declining in both Bengal and Bangladesh: Shankha Ghosh   The readership of Bengali literature has been steadily declining in both West Bengal and Bangladesh, with students turning their back on writings in the language, Jnanpith awardee poet Sankha Ghosh said.   About the present situation of Bengali literature, renowned author Sanjib Chattopadhyay said writers should stop … Read more

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