Page-3 of West Bengal Current Affairs, GK & News

Rs 795 Cr Sanctioned by NABARD for Re-Construction of Infra in West Bengal

The National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development has decided to sanction Rs 795 Crores for the re-construction of infrastructure in West Bengal, necessitated due to the recent devastation of the recent cyclone, Amphan. The State Government requested for Rs 1028 Crores from NABARD for this work as part of the Rural Infrastructure Development Fund ..




Betel Leaf

Betel is a vine plant that belongs to the same family as pepper and kava. Its leaf is consumed across Asia, along with tobacco or areca nut. It is an evergreen plant that is cultivated across south and south-east Asia and is a mark of respect and auspiciousness in these areas. Betel Cultivation in Bengal ..


Agartala, Ghojadanga designated as authorised land immigration check posts

The capital of Tripura, Agartala and Ghojadanga of West Bengal, which are located along the Indo-Bangladesh border, have been recently designated by the government as authorised land immigration check posts to enter or exit India, with valid travel documents. As per the recent Home Ministry notification, Senior immigration officers have also been appointed for Agartala ..


Asansol Junction Railway Station

The first ever ‘Restaurant on Wheels’ was launched by the Indian Railways at the Asansol Junction Railway Station, along with other amenities for passengers.   Location: Asansol is located in Paschim Bardhaman district of West Bengal. Asansol Junction Railway Station is a part of the Eastern Railway Zone. It is situated en route to Delhi ..


Indian Railways launches its first ‘Restaurant on Wheels’ at Asansol Railway station

Indian Railways recently launched its first ‘Restaurant on Wheels’ at Asansol Railway station, located in the state of West Bengal. The restaurant, which is to serve both the passengers and general public, is developed by refurbishing two over aged MEMU coaches. This addition in infrastructure is expected to generate non-fare revenue earnings of approximately Rs ..