GK INITIATIVE for SBI Exam 2016- State wise General GK Round Up (West Bengal)

    GK INITIATIVE for SBI Exam 2016- State wise General GK Round Up (West Bengal):

    Dear Readers, General GK plays a vital role in all competitive exams, to make it simple we have planned to provide all the static General GK points by state wise on daily basis, and every weekend we will conduct “Revision Quiz on the General GK” which we have seen on that week. Kindly cooperate with us and make use of.


    West Bengal
     Capital
    Kolkata
     Chief Ministers
    Mamata Banerjee
     Governor
    KeshriNathTripathi
     National Park
    Gorumara National Park
    Neora Valley National Park
    Singalila National Park
    Sundarbans National Park
     Tiger Reserves
    Buxa Tiger Reserve
    Sundarbanstiger Reserve
    Unesco World heritage sites
    Sundarbans National Park
    Mountain Railways – Darjeeling
     Famous Research institutes
    Central Jute technological institutes – Kolkata
    Archealogical survey Of India – Kolkata
    School of Tropical Medicine – Kolkata
    All India Institute of hygienic& Public Health – Kolakata, Central Glass and ceramic research institute – Kolkata
     Nuclear& Space research
    Centres
    Saha Institute of Nuclear Physics – Kolkata 
     Largest Zoo in India
     Kolkata Zoological garden
     Largest Delta
    Sundarbans
     Biggest Stadium in India
    Yuva Bharti Stadium – Kolkata
    Dams& Rivers
    Damodar Valley Corporation – Damodar River, Farakka Barrage – Ganges River
    Durgapur Barrage – Damodar River
     Folk Dances
    Chhau (Purulia), Ganthali
     Classical
    Gaudiya Nritya is a classical dances of west bengal
     Festivals
    Kalpataru Utsab – January 1 of every year is celebrated as Kalpataru Day at Dakshineshwarand kossiporeuddyanbati.
    Bengali language Day – 21st February
    Bengali New Year, BhaiPhonta, Christmas
    Kali Puja/Lakshmi Puja, Dolyatra
    Durga Puja
     Population Census 2011
    91,276,115(increased by 13.84%)
     Area(sq km census 2011)
    88,752
     Density
    1028
     Sex – Ratio
    950
     Literacy
    76.26%
     Important Stadiums
    Barasat Stadium – football(soccer) –Barasat
    Kolkata Race Course – Horse racing – Kolkata, Royal Calcutta Turf Club – Horse racing – Kolkata, Netaji Indoor Stadium –Indoor sports – Kolkata, Jadavpur Stadium – football(soccer)- Kolkata
    Mohammedan Sporting Ground –football(soccer) – Kolkata, Rabindra Sarobar Stadium – football(soccer) – Kolkata, East Bengal Ground – football(soccer) – Kolkata, Kanchenjunga Stadium – football(soccer) – Siliguri, Salt Lake Stadium – football(soccer) – Kolkata, Eden gardens – Cricket – Kolkata 
     International Airport
    Netaj iSubash chnadra Bose International Airport
     Soils
     Laterite soil, Reaty& Marshy
     Major Mineral resources
     Lead – Zinc, Dolomite
     Major crops
    West Bengal is the largest producer of rice in India with an
    annual output of around 15 million tonnes, and the second
    largest producer of potatoes in India with an average annual
    output of 8.9 million tonnes. Rice, potato, jute, sugarcane
    and wheat are the top five crops of the state.


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