West Bengal [WBPSC] Current Affairs - 2020

What is Real Mango Software?

In a nation-wide probe the Railway Protection Force (RPF) obstructed the use of Real Mango software. While conducting the probe Railway Protection force also made around 50 arrests in Assam, Bihar, West Bengal, and Gujarat. Few facts here: What is Real Mango Software? Real Mango software is an illegal notorious software developed for booking Tatkal Read More…

Webinar Conducted for Sensitization of MPs from ST Constituencies on GOAL Project

For the sensitization of the Members of Parliaments from Schedule Tribe (ST) Constituencies, a webinar was conducted on 10th July 2020. The webinar was conducted by the Ministry of Tribal Affairs. Background The GOAL project has started as a Pilot Project by Facebook India back in March 2019. This pilot project was launched with 100 Read More…

West Bengal CM launches Document Scanning App, First Plasma Bank for COVID-19 Patients in West Bengal

A Plasma Bank for the treatment of COVID-19 positive patients has been established at the oldest medical college of India- Kolkata Medical College and Hospital. The Plasma Bank has been set up the Immunohematogy department of the Kolkata Medical College and Hospital by the West Bengal State Health Department. This was informed by the Chief Read More…

World Bank’s 300 million USD plan to Develop Kolkata

The World Bank has submitted a master plan to develop logistics infrastructure of Kolkata metropolitan area. The bank is to invest 300 million USD in the project. The Government entities participating in the deal includes CII and the West Bengal Industrial Development Corporation. The focus of the project is to be on construction of rail, Read More…

West Bengal celebrates ‘Rosogolla Dibas’ to mark GI Tag granting 

West Bengal celebrated the ‘Rosogolla Dibas’ or Rasgulla Day on 14 November 2019 to mark the granting of Geographical Indication (GI) tag of ‘Banglar Rosogolla’ or Bengal’s Rasgulla to the state on this day two years ago (14 November 2017). Rosogolla Dibas celebrations The statue of Nobin Chandra Das, inventor of the Bengal variant of Read More…