One Nation One Ration Card West Bengal Scheme Implemented | West Bengal Digital Ration Card 2021- Quick Guide

West Bengal Digital Ration card or WB e Ration Card is now more important as the One Nation One Ration Card west Bengal has implemented. WB Digital Ration Card is an official document issued by West Bengal State governments for people of West Bengal that are eligible to purchase subsidized food grain from the West Bengal Ration Shop. ration card is under the National Food Security Act (NFSA). The Ration Card is also a proof of Identification of people in India. Digital Ration Card is a great initiative to make India Digital.

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West Bengal Digital Ration Card 2021One Nation One Ration Card West Bengal

West Bengal Digital Ration Card is an Initiative of the Department of Food and Supply, Govt of West Bengal to provide Subsidized Food Grains, kerosene and Sugar to the people resident of West Bengal. You can get it to apply both online and offline from Food and Supplied department of the state. To know the detailed process about the online application of West Bengal Digital Ration Card 2021 you can follow this article. Applications can be made through the WBPDS portal.

State Infos give you a complete guide of West Bengal Digital Ration Card 2021. We will discuss how you can apply for WB digital ration card 2021, What are the application process, the application status and most important how to link Aadhaar no with your WB Ration Card.

Objective of One Nation One Ration Card West Bengal

In an order, West Bengal govt implement West Bengal One Nation One Ration Card. Earlier supreme court ordered to govt for implementation of one nation one Ration card.

The main objective of this scheme is the people or basically, the migrant workers can easily procure food from any ration shop in the country. If your ration card is properly listed, then the common people of this state will get rations from any part of the country.

Due to COVID-19 West Bengal government announced a recent update of that person who gets Subsidized food grain at rice Rs 2 Per Kg and Wheat Rs 3 Per Kg, they will get the ration free for the 6 Months from the lockdown period.

Benifits of One Nation One Ration Card West Bengal

  • If your ration card link with Aadhaar you can get food from any ration shop in india.
  • System in fully digital with biometric verification.

On June 8, 2021, the Department of Food and Supplies, Government of WB published a Guideline for both Beneficiaries and FPS for authenticated transaction

WB Digital Ration Card 2021 Overview

Ration CardWest Bengal Digital Ration card
Concerned DepartmentDepartment of Food and Supplies, Govt. of West Bengal
Official PortalWest Bengal Public Distribution System (WBPDS)
Year2021
Type of ration cardDigital ration card
Mode of applicationOnline and Offline
Official websitehttps://food.wb.gov.in/
West Bengal Digital Ration Card

Rs.10000 per Year given to citizen of west Bengal You may read this Krishak Bandhu Prakalpa 2021 article to know details about the scheme.

Objective of West Bengal Digital Ration Card

The main objective of the Digital Ration Card is to make the ration management system easy and smooth as the citizen can collect ration in hassle-free conditions. West Bengal digital ration card or Khadya Sathi scheme is to give rice and wheat at the rate of Rs 2 per kg. With this scheme of around 7 crores, people of West Bengal that comprises of 90% the population of West Bengal will be benefited.

WB Digital Ration Card Category

There are five types of West Bengal Digital Ration Card as follows:

List of Digital Ration Card Category in West Bengal

  • AAY
  • PHH
  • SPHH
  • RKSY-I
  • RKSY-II

Full Form Of West Bengal Digital Card Category

  • AAY – Antyodaya Anna Yojana
  • PHH – Priority Household
  • SPHH – State Priority Ration Cards
  • RKSY-I – Rajya Khadya Suraksha Yojana-I
  • RKSY-II – Rajya Khadya Suraksha Yojana-II

WB Digital Ration Card Benefits

Categorywest Bengal Digital Ration card General Entitlement
AAYRice -15 kg per family per month
Fortified Atta-19 Kg per family per month / Wheat 20 kg per family per month
PMGKAY – Rice- 2Kg & wheat-3kg per Head per month up to December 2020 and
Bengal Gram( Chola)- 1kg per family per month up to January 2021
PHH/SPHHRice 2 kg per Ration Card per Month
Fortified Atta-2.85 kg per Ration Card per month/ Wheat-3 Kg per Ration Card per month
PMGKAY-Rice-2Kg & wheat-3kg per Head per month up to December 2020 and
Bengal Gram( Chola)- 1kg per family per month up to January 2021
RKSY-IRice – 2 Kgs, Wheat – 3 Kgs
RKSY-IIRice – 1 Kgs, Wheat – 1 Kgs

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How to Download west Bengal e Ration Card

West Bengal Digital Ration Card 2021 – Eligibility Criteria

If you are a resident of West Bengal and do not hold a ration card, or if your ration card has expired then you are eligible to apply for a West Bengal ration card.

Required Documents to apply WB Ration Card 2021

  • Copy of Digital Ration Card of Head of Family/one existing Card holder
  • Copy of Aadhaar Cards of all members
  • If age of any new member is less than 5, then Aadhaar is not mandatory; in that case copy of birth certificate of such member is to be submitted
  • Mobile number for validation.
  • Voter Id/ EPIC  for identification.

WB Ration Card Online Sevices

West Bengal Digital Ration Card Online Application Procedure

Procedure to Apply West Bengal Digital Ration Card for a Family

  • First visit website of the Food & Supplies Department and Click “Services” Menu and Click Tab “Ration Card” and select link for applying for new Ration Card as per requirement.
  • He will be guided to “Apply for Digital Ration Card”.
  • He has to complete the online Application and submit.
  • Application is approved as per due process.
  • On approval of his application, the applicant receives a SMS intimating approval of e Ration Card in the same mobile number. The SMS also contains a link to download e-Ration Card as pdf file.
  • Applicant can download the e-RC of all family members in PDF format.
  • Additionally, after approval of the e-Ration Card, the applicant can login in the website www.food.wb.gov.in through OTP received on his RMN and access his dashboard and view the e-RCs of his family members any time. Details of all members of the family are shown, and e-RCs can be downloaded.
Procedure to Apply West Bengal Digital Ration Card for a Family

How to Apply New West Bengal Digital Ration Card for Member In The Family

  • First you have to go to the official website of the department of food and supplies, government of West Bengal
  • Index Page open
  • Go to left Side Bar point out ‘Ration Card’.
  • From Drop Down menu select ‘Apply for New ration card for a new member in the family’
  • A page open Asking to provide your mobile no for receiving OTP.
  • After Provide OTP a page open
  • Dashboard open select your choice ‘Does any member of your family have Digital Ration Card (AAY/ SPHH/ PHH/ RKSY-I/ RKSY-II)?’
  • Choose your ration Card type enter ration card no
  • Details of family member shows in the page. Add new member.
  • Process to next step.

How To Change Name Or Other Details In West Bengal Digital Ration Card (Form No – 5)

  • First you have to go to the official website of the department of food and supplies, government of West Bengal
  • Index Page open
  • Go to left Side Bar point out ‘Ration Card’.
  • From Drop Down menu select ‘Apply for Correction of Details in the existing Ration Card’
  • A page open Asking to provide your mobile no for receiving OTP.
  • After Provide OTP a page open
  • Dashboard open select your choice ‘Does any member of your family have Digital Ration Card (AAY/ SPHH/ PHH/ RKSY-I/ RKSY-II)?’
  • Choose your ration Card type enter ration card no.
  • Details of family member shows in the page.
  • On left hand Side Choose ‘Correction Details’

How To Apply To Change Category (RKSY-II To RKSY-I) of West Bengal Digital ration card

  • First you have to go to the official website of the department of food and supplies, government of West Bengal
  • Index Page open
  • Go to left Side Bar point out ‘Ration Card’.
  • From Drop Down menu select ‘Apply for Change of Ration Card Category’.
  • A page open Asking to provide your mobile no for receiving OTP.
  • After Provide OTP a page open
  • Dashboard open select your choice ‘Does any member of your family have Digital Ration Card (AAY/ SPHH/ PHH/ RKSY-I/ RKSY-II)?’
  • Follow the next Step
WB Digital Ration Card

West Bengal Digital Ration Card 2021 Offline Application Procedure

To download different forms related to West Bengal Digital Ration Card follow the following table:

Form No. DetailsDownload
Form – 3Inclusion of Family under NFSA/RKSYRural
Urban
Form – 4Inclusion of left out Family members under NFSA/RKSYForm – 4
Form – 5Rectification of name and address in NFSA/RKSY cardForm – 5
Form – 6Change of FPS in NFSA/RKSY cardForm – 6
Form – 7Application form for surrendering Ration Card NFSA/RKSY Eligible beneficiariesForm – 7
Form – 8Application form for conversion of RKSY-II cards and General non-subsidized cars to RKSY-I cardsRural
Urban
Form – 9Application form for getting duplicate card against Lost, Damaged and Defaced cardForm – 9
Form – 10Application form for Non-Subsidised Ration Card or Conversion to Non-Subsidised Ration CardForm – 10
Form – 11Application form for updation of Mobile number and Aadhaar Card for already existing Ration CardsForm – 11
Form – 12Application form for unblocking of digital Ration CardForm – 12
Form – 13Application for Change of Ration Shop or Kerosene Oil Shop of Part FamilyForm – 13
Form – 14Application of an Individual for shifting to a New FamilyForm – 14
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How to Check WB Digital Ration Card Name List?

To check the Digital ration card name list use the following Steps

  • Visit the WBPDS official portal.
  • Click on “Reports on NFSA” tab and select “View Ration Card count (NFSA & state Scheme)” link from the dropdown menu.
  • Now you will see District-wise list of ration cardholders name.
  • Click on search beneficiary details by name.
  • Select your district
  • Select subdivision and block
  • Select FPS, Category and submit.
  • Digital Ration Card Name List 2021 will be displayed there.

Process To Check West Bengal Digital Ration Card Application Status

  • First you have to go to the official website of the department of food and supplies, government of West Bengal
  • Go to Citizen’s Home tab left side of the home page.
  • Go to Inquiry click plus icon
  • Click Check Application status
  • Select your Form Type. Details about form has explained above.
  • Enter Full (16/10 Digit) Application Number (Barcode Number) or
  • Enter 10 digit Mobile No.
  • Enter Captcha code
  • Click Search
  • Application status will appear on your screen
West Bengal Digital Ration Card Application Status

Process to Link Aadhaar with West Bengal Digital Ration Card online 2021

  • First Open your Computer or Mobile Browser and Search ‘WB Food’ find the link wbpds.wb.gov.in or Simply Click Here
  • A page open with heading tag ‘ONLINE RATION CARD LIFE CYCLE MANAGEMENT’. hover your mouse in ‘E-CITIZEN’.
  • A drop Down menu open. Click on Apply to Link Aadhar Card and mobile no with your family
  • Another Shortcut you can use Simply Click Here
  • Department of Food & Supplies Government of West Bengal Home page Open. On right side corner in Notice section Click On ‘Link Ration Card with Aadhaar Card
  • Page Open ‘Apply for Digital Ration Card’. Enter your or any mobile no belongs to your family member and wait for OTP.
  • After receiving the OTP in your mobile number Put the OTP in desired box and Click ‘Proceed Button’.
  • A page open with header ‘Apply for Updation of Mobile Number and Aadhaar
  • In Search Box Choose your Ration Card type. In lower box enter your Ration Card No. which is located in the upper right corner of your Ration Card. Click ‘Search’
  • A Dashboard Open asking your details. Fill-up your name Date of Birth and Aadhar No. Upload your Aadhar card below 100 kb in size.
  • Fill up your address. Check the Two Check Box and click Next.
  • A page open asking OTP. There is Two Option one ‘Get OTP’ & ‘Submit OTP’. Click ‘Get OTP’.
  • After Receiving OTP enter it in the box and click ‘Submit OTP’
  • Yeh! All done . You Successfully completed WB Ration Card Aadhaar Link and Mobile No with West Bengal Ration card.

More Details : How to Link Aadhaar with West Bengal Ration Card online 2021

West Bengal e Ration Card (e-RC)

What is West Bengal e Ration Card?

west Bengal E – Ration Card means an individual pdf document issued by the authority under Food and Supplies Department, Government of West Bengal, for the purchase of public distribution commodities and other commodities of daily use as specified by the Government from time to time, from the fair price shops.

Objective of West Bengal e Ration Card

Providing better, faster and transparent services to the people of the State, is an important objective of the Department of Food & Supplies. With this objective now the process of application, processing and approval of the Ration Card has been made fully online under the Ration Card Lifecycle Management Module of the department including the introduction of the e-Ration Card in addition to the existing system of hard copy of Speed Post delivered Digital ration Card.

Who are eligible for WB e Ration Card?

e-Ration Card facility is available to those beneficiaries who have seeded Aadhaar numbers of all their family members who have Ration Cards. e-Ration Card Number and Digital Ration Card No. will remain the same.

What are the basic features of the West Bengal e Ration Card?

  • e-RC shall have the same rights and privileges as Digital Ration Card.
  • All concerned authorities shall accept the e-RC at par with DRC.
  • e-RC can be verified online anytime by anyone through the embedded QR code, as well as from official website of the Deptt. by entering the e-Ration Card No.
  • e-Ration Card holder can download a copy of his e-Ration Card from the website at
  • The beneficiaries will be able to visit the Ration Shop to avail the food grains from next working day of approval.
  • The e-Ration Card holder will not be required to carry his Digital Ration Card in physical / paper format to receive food grains in a Ration Shop. He can carry a copy of e-Ration Card printed on a plain paper or show a soft copy e-Ration Card on his mobile phone to receive the food grains from the Ration Shop.

How to download e-Ration Cards (e-RC)/ West Bengal Digital Ration card

Fresh online applications Download

  • Applicant may submit his Online Application.
  • He has to visit website of the Food & Supplies Department www.food.wb.gov.in and Click “Services” Menu and Click Tab “Ration Card” and select link for applying for new Ration Card as per requirement.
  • He will be guided to “Apply for Digital Ration Card”.
  • He has to complete the online Application and submit.
  • Application is approved as per due process.
  • On approval of his application, the applicant receives a SMS intimating approval of eRation Card in the same mobile number. The SMS also contains a link to download e-Ration Card as pdf file.
  • Applicant can download the e-RC of all family members in PDF format.
  • Additionally, after approval of the e-Ration Card, the applicant can login in the website www.food.wb.gov.in through OTP received on his RMN and access his dashboard and view the e-RCs of his family members any time. Details of all members of the family are shown, and e-RCs can be downloaded.

Fresh offline WB e Ration Card applications

  • Applicant may submit an offline application by filling relevant application Form in the office of Food Inspector in block offices or in the Offices of SCFS in case of municipalities in SR areas and in the office of SCF&S in case of municipalities in the district.
  • Application is approved as per due process.
  • On approval of his application, the applicant receives a SMS intimating approval of relevant Form and intimating approval of e-Ration Card in the same mobile number. The SMS also contains a link to download e-Ration Card as pdf file.
  • Applicant can download the e-RC of all family members in PDF format.
  • iv. Additionally, after approval of the e-Ration Card, the applicant can login in the website www.food.wb.gov.in through OTP received on his RMN and access his dashboard and view the e-RCs of his family members any time. Details of all members of the family are shown, and e-RCs can be downloaded.

West Bengal e Ration Card of those existing Digital Ration Card holders whose Mobile is linked with DRC

  • Applicant already has a Registered Mobile Number (RMN) and a Digital Ration Card.
  • The applicant can login in the website www.food.wb.gov.in through OTP received on his RMN and access his dashboard. He has to click and fill up Form-11 [Application for linking Aadhar and mobile No. with Digital Ration Card] online and submit.
  • On approval of his application, the applicant receives a SMS intimating approval of Form-11 and intimating approval of e-Ration Card in the same mobile number. The SMS also contains a link to download e-Ration Card as pdf file.
  • Applicant can download the e-RC of all family members in PDF format.
  • Additionally, after approval of the e-Ration Card, the applicant can login in the website www.food.wb.gov.in through OTP received on his RMN and access his dashboard and view the e-RCs of his family members any time. Details of all members of the family are shown, and e-RCs can be downloaded.

WB e Ration Card of those existing Digital Ration Card holders whose mobile is not linked with DRC

  • Applicant has to submit an offline application in Form No. 11 [Application for linking Aadhar and mobile No. with Digital Ration Card] in the office of Food Inspector in block offices or in the Offices of SCFS in case of municipalities in SR areas and in the office of SCF&S in case of municipalities in the district.
  • Application is approved as per due process.
  • On approval of his application, the applicant receives a SMS intimating approval of Form-11 and intimating approval of e Ration Card in the same mobile number. The SMS also contains a link to download e-Ration Card as pdf file.
  • Applicant can download the e-RC of all family members in PDF format.
  • Additionally, after approval of the e-Ration Card, the applicant can login in the website www.food.wb.gov.in through OTP received on his RMN and access his dashboard and view the e-RCs of his family members any time. Details of all members of the family are shown, and e-RCs can be downloaded.

How to verify an West Bengal e Ration Card / West Bengal Digital Ration Card online

  1. Any person, office or authority, who wants to check the authenticity of the e-Ration Card or Digital Ration Card, can visit www.food.wb.gov.in, and click “Verify Ration Card” link in “Ration Card” Tab of “Services” Menu.
  2. Upon searching with the e-Ration Card number or Digital Ration Card in the Search box, details of the Ration Card would be visible online. User can check the details online against that of the e-Ration Card or Digital Ration Card given to him.
  3. In case of a false or expired or deleted e-Ration Card or Digital Ration Card, the details on the website and that of any provided copy of e-Ration Card or Digital Ration Card would not match

West Bengal e Ration card official Notification

Government of West Bengal
Department of Food &Supplies
Reforms Cell, 5
th Floor, KhadyasreeBhavan
11A Mirza Ghalib Street, Kolkata 700087

Memo: Dated: 8.1.2021

Notification


Sub: Introduction of e-Ration Card

Among other services, the primary function of the Dept. of Food & Supplies is the implementation of Public Distribution System (PDS). The Ration Card issued to the citizens allows them to avail the benefit of the PDS in an orderly manner. Thus, the issuance of Ration Card itself is one of the important functions of this Dept. The humble Ration Card has changed its format over the years.

In recent years, we have shifted to Digital Ration Card, where the beneficiary data is digitized and all the approval process is online. better, faster and transparent services to the people of the State, is also an important objective of the Dept. The present system of issuance of Ration Cards includes the processes of printing and parcel delivery, areas that are outside the direct control of this Dept.

It has also been observed that there are frequent delays and disruption in the process of delivery of physical Digital Ration Card to the beneficiaries through speed Post leading to difficulties in availing the services. Towards this end, the issuance of e-Ration Cards was in the consideration of the Dept. for some time past. The e-Ration Card was conceived with the following objectives in mind:

  • It should be equivalent to the paper or plastic based Ration Card.
  • It should be able to be issued without any physical process of printing and delivery. The Citizen should be able to download it from the comfort and safety of his home.
  • The delays associated with the existing system should be removed.
  • The authenticity of the e-Ration Card should be verifiable easily, by anyone and from anywhere.

Basic features of e-Ration Card are as follows:

  1. e-RC shall have the same rights and privileges as Digital Ration Card.
  2. All concerned authoritiesshallaccept the e-RC at par with DRC.
  3. e-RCcan be verified online anytime by anyone through the embedded QR code, as well as from
    official website of the Deptt. by entering the e-Ration Card No.
  4. e-Ration Card holder can download a copy of his e-Ration Card from the website at anytime, at
    any place and any no. of times.
  5. The beneficiaries will be able to visit the Ration Shop to avail the food grains from next working day
    of approval.
  6. The e-Ration Card holder will not be required to carry his Digital Ration Card in physical /
    paper format to receive foodgarins in a Ration Shop. He can carry a copy of e-Ration Card
    printed on a plain paper orshow a soft copy e-Ration Card on his mobile phone to receive the
    food grains from the Ration Shop.
    The paper / plastic Digital Ration Card which is being issued at present will continue to be
    issued in the same manner and will reach to the beneficiaries through Speed Post as usual.
    Detailed Guidelines regarding e-Ration Card is attached herewith.
    This notification shall come into effect from 14.1.2021.
    This is issued with the approval of competent authority.

Additional Secretary
Food & Supplies Department

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Helpline Number West Bengal Digital Ration card

FAQ of West Bengal Digital Ration Card

How many Types of Ration Cards in West Bengal?

  • AAY – Antyodaya Anna Yojana
  • PHH – Priority Household
  • SPHH – State Priority Ration Cards
  • RKSY-I – Rajya Khadya Suraksha Yojana-I
  • RKSY-II – Rajya Khadya Suraksha Yojana-II

How to include wife's name in digital non subsidized ration card in West Bengal?

  • First you have to go to the official website of the department of food and supplies, government of West Bengal
  • Index Page open
  • Go to left Side Bar point out ‘Ration Card’.
  • From Drop Down menu select ‘Apply for New ration card for a new member in the family’
  • A page open Asking to provide your mobile no for receiving OTP.
  • After Provide OTP a page open
  • Dashboard open select your choice ‘Does any member of your family have Digital Ration Card (AAY/ SPHH/ PHH/ RKSY-I/ RKSY-II)?’
  • Choose your ration Card type enter ration card no
  • Details of family member shows in the page. Add new member.
  • Process to next step.

west bengal digital ration card me kitna karke ration milega

AAY – Rice -15 kg per family per month
Fortified Atta-19 Kg per family per month / Wheat 20 kg per family per month
PMGKAY – Rice- 2Kg & wheat-3kg per Head per month upto December, 2020 and
Bengal Gram( Chola)- 1kg per family per month upto January,2021

PHH/SPHH – Rice 2 kg per Ration Card per Month
Fortified Atta-2.85 kg per Ration Card per month/ Wheat-3 Kg per Ration Card per month
PMGKAY-Rice-2Kg & wheat-3kg per Head per month upto December, 2020 and
Bengal Gram( Chola)- 1kg per family per month upto January,2021

RKSY-I – Rice – 2 Kgs, Wheat – 3 Kgs

RKSY-II- Rice – 1 Kgs, Wheat – 1 Kgs

what is the full form of PHH

Priority Household

How to apply for digital ration card for identity purpose in West Bengal?

  • Applicant may submit his Online Application.
  • He has to visit website of the Food & Supplies Department www.food.wb.gov.in and Click “Services” Menu and Click Tab “Ration Card” and select link for applying for new Ration Card as per requirement.
  • He will be guided to “Apply for Digital Ration Card”.
  • He has to complete the online Application and submit.
  • Application is approved as per due process.
  • On approval of his application, the applicant receives a SMS intimating approval of e Ration Card in the same mobile number. The SMS also contains a link to download e-Ration Card as pdf file.
  • Applicant can download the e-RC of all family members in PDF format.
  • Additionally, after approval of the e-Ration Card, the applicant can login in the website www.food.wb.gov.in through OTP received on his RMN and access his dashboard and view the e-RCs of his family members any time. Details of all members of the family are shown, and e-RCs can be downloaded.

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