The Power Department of West Bengal has announced the Electric Vehicle (EV) Policy 2021, aiming to position the state as a sustainable transportation infrastructure hub. Through the move, the state government is promoting electric mobility in the state.

The rapid development and expansion of the road network and the sustained increase in the number of motor vehicles have led to a substantial rise in levels of both passenger and freight movement across the length and breadth of the State of West Bengal. Concomitantly road safety issues have continued to emerge.

This Biotechnology policy of West Bengal 2013 is to bring this essential developmental agenda into focus and facilitate its translation for the inclusive benefits of this state. The constraints and challenges which hinder such development will be identified and rectified. Read text.

West Bengal( Area 88,752 Sq K.M. Comprising of 19 Districts ) is the only Indian State to have a coastline as well as the Himalayas and is situated between 21º20' and 27º32' N latitude and 85º50' and 89º52' E longitude, bordering Bangladesh, Nepal and Bhutan.

The MSME Policy of Government of West Bengal aims to increase the ancillarization and vendor linkage of MSME from the present about 2% to 10% over the next five years with government facilitating the process supported by a public procurement policy. This may lead to increase the volume of the market of the MSME products by atleast 25%.

The state government released its much-awaited draft Industrial and Investment Policy 2013, which sets out ambitious goals for infrastructure development, employment generation, and growth in manufacturing.

The demand of forest produce for this huge population on the limited natural resources eg. the land and forests, makes it almost impossible to met from the notified forest area which is only 13.32% only.

An expert committee set up by the Environment Department, Government of West Bengal released a draft policy on wetlands, which suggests that filling up of water bodies should be prohibited by the state government.

The objective of the Renewable Energy Policy for this State is to promote and facilitate the growth of generation of electricity from renewable energy sources by way of optimum utilization of the RE potential in the State.

This West Bengal state action plan on climate change focuses on Water resources, Agriculture, Biodiversity and Forests, Human Health, Habitats and Energy. It identifies two regions as the most vulnerable, namely the northern Hill region which lies in the lower Himalayas & the Sundarbans which is at the Coastal southern end.