West Bengal Digital Ration Card 2021: Apply Online, Application Status

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Ration Card is one of the most important documents that should be imposed on the residents of the country mainly India. You can get subsidized goods and also other benefits of certain schemes launched by the government. In this article today, we will take our readers through a tour of the importance of ration cards in India. Also, in this article, we will discuss with our readers the West Bengal Digital Ration Card for the year 2021. In this article, we have mentioned step by step guide to undertaking the application process, application status, and also a guide to check the list of ration cards available in the West Bengal State for the starting year of 2021 is mentioned too.

WB Digital Ration Card-wbpds.wb.gov.in

The West Bengal state of India has introduced a concept of digital ration card through which the ration card of the resident of West Bengal State will be made available to all of the residents in a digital manner. Through the implementation of the Digital Last Ration Card, many benefits will be availed by the citizens as many people will not have to carry the old paper ration card everywhere. Also through the digital ration card, it will be very easy for the resident to provide the ration card at any given point in time. The digital ration card is a great step towards the process of digitalization which has been going on in India for a very long.

West Bengal Digital Ration Card

West Bengal Digital Ration Card Update

The government of West Bengal has arranged coupons for those citizens of the state who don’t have digital ration cards yet. Citizens can apply for the coupon from district headquarters, BDO, SDO, or the municipality’s department concerned. The government also announced the ration at a subsidized rate for the period of lockdown. People will get the ration for the 6 Months from the lockdown period at the rate of Rs. 5 per Kg. Here is the detailed information related to the commodity along with the prize:

Commodity Prize
Rice Rs. 2 per Kg
Wheat Rs. 3 per Kg

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Details Of West Bengal Digital Ration Card

Name of the scheme Digital Ration Card  West Bengal
Launched by West Bengal Public Distribution System (WBPDS)
Beneficiaries Residents of West Bengal state
Objective Providing food items at a subsidized price
Official website https://wbpds.wb.gov.in/

History of West Bengal Digital Ration Card

On 27 January 2021 West Bengal Digital Ration Card or Khadya Sathi scheme has completed 5 years. This day is being celebrated by the West Bengal government as Khadya Sathi day. Through the West Bengal Digital Ration Card or Khadya Sathi Scheme the government has ensured food security to 10 crore people of Bengal during coronavirus lockdown. Other than this the west Bengal government has also decided to give ration to everyone free of cost. This scheme was launched on 27 January 2016.

  • The main objective of launching the West Bengal digital ration card or Khadya Sathi scheme is to give rice and wheat at the rate of Rs 2 per kg. This scheme is beneficial for around 7 crore people of West Bengal that comprises of 90% population of West Bengal.
  • Apart from this, the West Bengal government has also made available ration to 50 lakh people at half of the price of the market. If you want to apply for a West Bengal digital ration card or Khadya Sathi scheme then you are required to visit the official website.

Eligibility Criteria

To be eligible to avail the benefits of the new West Bengal digital ration card scheme, the applicant must follow the following eligibility criteria as finalized by the concerned authorities:-

  • First, the applicant must be a legal and permanent resident of West Bengal State.
  • The applicant must not possess a ration card.
  • The applicant who has applied for a temporary ration card and his or her ration card is expired then he or can apply for the new ration card under the scheme.
  • Newlyweds can also apply for new ration cards under the scheme.

Documents Required

The following documents are required if you are applying for the digital ration card in the West Bengal State:-

  • Mobile number for validation.
  • Aadhaar Card for identification.
  • Voter Id/ EPIC  for identification.
  • PAN Card
  • Email ID
  • Old ration card (as applicable)
  • Age proof

WB Digital Ration Card Application Process OFFLINE

To apply for the West Bengal digital ration card through the offline mode, the applicant must follow the following application steps as finalized by the concerned authorities:-

West Bengal Digital Ration Card
Non-Subsidised Ration Card
  • After you have successfully downloaded the form, fill in the form with the required details
  • Attach the important documents.
  • Submit it at the office of the concerned rationing officer, inspector, or Food Supply officer.

 Digital Ration Card Application Process ONLINE

To submit your Ration card application via online mode, you can follow the simple steps given below:-

Digital Ration Card Apply Online
  • On the homepage, click on “Click here to applyfor Non- Subsidized Ration or Conversion to Non-Subsidized Ration Card
  • Enter your mobile number.
West Bengal Ration Card Application Process
  • Click on the GET OTP option  
  • Enter the OTP
  • Click on the VALIDATE tab to validate the number.
  • Select your option.
  • Fill in the application form.
  • Click on the SHOW MEMBER button.
  • The details will appear.
  • By clicking on the Add Another Member tab, applicants can add the details of other family members.
  • Finally, click on the SAVE AND VIEW APPLICATION tab.
  • Verify the details.
  • Click on the SUBMIT button.
  • The application number will be generated.
  • Keep it safe for future use.

Procedure To Add Member In The Family

  • First of all, you have to go to the official website of the department of food and supplies, government of West Bengal
  • The home page will open in front of you
  • On the homepage, you are required to click on the citizen tab
  • Now you have to click on apply to add member in your family
Add Member In The Family
  • Now a new page will be displayed for you
  • You have to enter all the required details
  • After that you have to click on submit

Procedure To Change Name Or Other Details In Ration Card

  • Visit the official website given here
  • Now click on citizen tab
  • After that click on change name or other details in Ration card
  • Now a new page will display before you.
  • You have to enter all the required details on this page
  • After that, you have to click on submit.

Procedure To Apply For Duplicate Ration Card

  • Go to the official website
  • The home page will be displayed before you
  • On the home page, you have to click on citizen tab
  • Now click on apply for duplicate ration card
  • Now a new page will display before you
  • You have to enter all the required details
  • After that you have to click on submit

Procedure To Submit Or Delete Card

  • First of all, you have to go to the official website of the department of food and supplies, government of West Bengal
  • The home page will open in front of you
  • On the homepage, you are required to click on citizen tab
  • Now you have to click on apply to surrender or delete card
Submit Or Delete Card
  • Now you have to enter your mobile number and click on get OTP
  • Enter OTP into OTP box
  • After that, a new page will be displayed before you
  • You have to enter all the required details on this new page
  • After that, you have click on submit.

Procedure To Apply To Change Category (RKSY-II To RKSY-I)

Change Category (RKSY-II To RKSY-I)
  • Now you have to enter the mobile number and click on get OTP
  • After that have to enter the OTP into OTP box
  • Now a new page will be displayed before you
  • You have to enter all the required details on this page
  • After the ride, you are required to click on submit

Procedure To Apply For Non Subsidised Ration Card

Non Subsidised Ration Card
  • A new page will be displayed before you where you have to enter the mobile number and click on get OTP
  • After that, you have to enter the OTP into OTP box
  • Now a new page will be displayed before you where you have to enter all the required details
  • After that you have to click on submit

Process To Check WB Digital Ration Card Application Status

To check your application status for the digital ration card, the applicant must follow the following process given below:-

Digital Ration Card Application Status
  • On the webpage, enter the required details
  • Click on the “Search” button.
  • Application status will appear on your screen.

Process To Check WB Ration Card List

To check that if your name is included in the digital Ration card list of West Bengal State or not, you can follow the simple steps given below:-

  • First, visit the official website given here
  • On the homepage, click on “Reports on NFSA” tab
WB Ration Card List
  • Select the “View Ration Card count (NFSA & state Scheme)” link from the dropdown menu
  • The District-wise list of ration cardholders will appear on your screen.
  • Select your district.
  • Select your FPS name.
  • The details will appear on your screen.

Download E Ration Card

  • Go to the official website of the food and supplies department, Government of West Bengal
  • The home page will open before you
  • On the homepage, you are required to click on ration card under the service section
  • After that, you have to click on E-Ration Card
E-Ration Card
Download E Ration Card
  • A new page will appear before you
  • On this new page, you have to enter your mobile number
  • After that, you are required to click on get OTP
  • Now you have to enter the OTP into the OTP box
  • After that, you have to click on verify
  • E ration card will appear on your screen
  • You have to click on the download option in order to download it

Verify Ration Card

  • Visit the official website of the food and supplies department, Government of West Bengal
  • The home page will open before you
  • Now under the services section, you have to click on the ration card tab
  • Now you have to click on verify ration card (e-RC/DRC)
Verify Ration Card
  • A new page will appear before you
  • On this new page, you have to select your category and enter the ration card number and captcha code
  • After that, you have to click on the search
  • Ration card will appear on your screen
  • Now you have to click on verify option in order to verify it

Know Your Entitlement

  • First of all go to the official website of the food and supplies department, Government of West Bengal
  • The home page will open before you
  • On the homepage, you are required to click on the ration card tab under the service section
  • After that, you have to click on know your entitlement
Know Your Entitlement
  • A new page will appear before you
  • On this new page, you can view details related to your entitlement

Search Your Ration Card Details

  • First of all go to the official website of the food and supplies department, Government of West Bengal
  • The home page will open before you
  • On the homepage, you are required to click on the inquiry tab
  • Now you have to click on search your Ration card details
Search Your Ration Card Details
  • A new page will appear before you
  • On this new page, you have to select the search category
  • Now you have to enter the information according to your search category
  • After that, you are required to click on the search
  • Ration card details will be on your computer screen

Login On The Portal

  • First of all go to the official website of the food and supplies department, Government of West Bengal
  • The home page will open before you
  • Now you are required to click on the login tab
  • After that following options will appear on your screen:-
  • You have to click on the option of your choice
  • Now a new page will appear before you
  • On this new page, you are required to enter your username, password and captcha code
  • Now you have to click on the login
  • By following this procedure you can log in on the portal

View User Manual For Online Application

User Manual For Online Application
  • As soon as you click on this link user manual will appear on your screen in PDF format
  • If you want to download it then you are required to click on the download option

Procedure To Download Forms

  • Go to the official website of the food and supplies department, Government of West Bengal
  • The home page will open before you
  • Now you have to go to the services section
  • After that, you have to click on an inquiry under the service section
  • Now you have to click on Know in which form you should apply
WB Digital Ration Card
  • The list of all the forms will appear on your screen
  • You have to click on the form of your choice
  • The form will appear on your screen in PDF format
  • You have to click on the download option in order to download it

View Reports

  • Visit the official website of the food and supplies department, Government of West Bengal
  • The home page will open before you
  • Under the service section, you are required to click on reports
View Reports
  • Now a new page will appear on your screen
  • On this new page, you can view the list of all the reports
  • After that, you have to click on the report of your choice
  • Now a new page will appear on your screen
  • You have to enter all the required information on this new page
  • Now you have to click on submit
  • Required information will be on your computer screen

Download Notifications/Orders

  • First of all go to the official website of the food and supplies department, Government of West Bengal
  • The home page will open before you
  • On the home page, you are required to click on notifications/orders
Download Notifications/Orders
  • A new page will open before you
  • On this new page, you are required to select issued by and category
  • As soon as you make this selection related notification/orders will appear on your screen
  • You have to click on the download option in order to download it

Procedure To Download Tenders

  • Go to the official website of the food and supplies department, Government of West Bengal
  • The home page will open before you
  • Now you are required to click on tenders
Procedure To Download Tenders
  • A new page will appear before you containing the list of tenders
  • You have to click on the download option in front of the tender of your choice
  • The tender will appear on your screen in PDF format
  • Now you have to click on the download option in order to download it

View Contact Details

  • Visit the official website of the food and supplies department, Government of West Bengal
  • The home page will open before you
  • On the homepage, you are required to click on the contact us tab
  • The following options will appear on your screen:-
  • You have to click on the option of your choice
  • Contact details will appear on your computer screen

Check Location Wise Wholesaler Details

Location Wise Wholesaler Details
  • Select  Directorate, DDPS/JD, SCFS/RO, type
  • Click “Display Wholesaler” option
  • The list will appear on the screen

Procedure to Locate Your Nearest Ration Shop

Locate Your Nearest Ration Shop
  • Enter DDPS/DR, DCFS/JD, SCFS/RO, Block Office
  • Click “display FPS” option
  • The list will appear on the screen

Procedure to file a complaint

You can call on toll-free number 3 and 4-6 between 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. to file a complaint to the Food and Supplies Department.

Procedure to check status of complaint

  • First, visit the official website
  • Go to the “grievance” option
  • Click “lodge your complaint”
  • Enter Specific number to file a complaint and telephone number
  • Click search option and check the status of the complaint

Process To Link Ration Card With Aadhaar Card

Online

  • To link your Aadhaar card with ration card first go to the official website of the department
  • Now search appropriate link of ration card link to Aadhaar and new page will appear
  • Now you need to provide the asked information about ration card and Aadhaar card
  • Submit the request by click submit option

Offline

To link your Aadhaar card with your ration card you need to carry photocopy of your Aadhaar card of all the family members along with the photo copy of your ration card and submit it to the nearest office of the food & supplies department.

Helpline Number

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