West Bengal Digital Ration Card 2022 Apply Online Application Status

Services all over India are getting digital. This is done to provide all the services online West Bengal digital ration card 2022 comes under this. It is one of the most important documents that is required to show the domicile of the country. Apart from this it also provides subsidized food and other utility product. There are many benefits of having a West Bengal ration card. Applicants have to apply online to get a West Bengal digital ration card. Here in this article, we have discussed the procedure to apply for the West Bengal digital ration card. Also, you will get application status and other features related to the ration card.

West Bengal Ration Card

The concept of digital ration card came after the digital India program. Through digital India government is trying to make everything online. This digitalization will help to secure all the government services and accessibility made easy. The digital India program benefits lots of citizen. Also through the WB digital ration card convenience to the domicile to avail subsidised product will increase.

West Bengal Digital Ration Card

Latest Update- The CM of West Bengal, Mamata Banerjee has come up with an arrangement to provide coupons for all Bengali citizens who have not yet WB received a digital ration card. In order to apply for coupons interested citizens have to visit district headquarters, BDO, SDO or the municipalitys department concerned for applying.

WB E Ration Card

By the authority of food and supply department and individual PDF document is issued for distribution of commodities. These Public Distribution commodities include daily use products at very cheap price from the fair price shops. Applicant whose aadhar number and mobile number are linked with their ration card are eligible for E ration card. Basic features of e ration card are given below:-

  • Digital ration card and e ration card owner will have same privileges and rights
  • It is duty of concerned authorities to accept e ration card
  • Verification for the ration card is done by anyone through embedded QR code
  • This e ration card can be downloaded from official website
  • Candidate can visit fair price shop to have wheat and rice after approval of card
  • For this applicant does not need to carry digital ration card to the shops
  • Carrying printout of e ration card is sufficient to avail the food gram from ration shop

Key highlights of WBPDS Ration Card

DepartmentDepartment of Food and Supplied,Govt. of West Bengal
Ration CardWB Ration Card
StateWest Bengal Govt Scheme
Type of Ration CardDigital Ration Card
Application ModeCan be applied through Online and Offline mode
Authority West Bengal Public Distribution System (WBPDS)
ObjectiveTo provide Food Items to beneficiaries at a Subsidized Price
Official Portalfood.wb.gov.in

How To Download West Bengal E Ration Card

Availing e-ration card will reduce many hustles while getting ration from fair price shop. To download the ration card procedure as discussed below:-

  • On home screen there is a section of services
  • Select ration card tab and go for E ration card
  • At the bottom of section there is option to click to download e ration card
  • Provide mobile number for verification
  • An OTP is sent on the registered mobile number
  • Using this OTP candidate can login
  • After login it will show e ration card of the beneficiary
  • Download it and take a printout to avail ration

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Online Application For WB Ration Card

There are many application procedures for online to avail ration card. All these functions to avail digitally online have given below:-

Apply For New Ration Card For Family

To avail the new ration cards for family candidate have to fill the form number 3. Procedure to apply online has discussed below:-

  • Visit the official website and go for the services section
  • Select apply online in Ration card option
  • The first option is apply for new ration card for a family
  • Select this option
  • It will ask mobile number of applicant to get OTP
  • Candidate doesnt know the mobile number in Ration card select the below option
  • Select category and provide ration card number to search
  • It will show details
  • After login fill the application form and go for submit
  • In this method candidate can submit application for ration card for a family

Apply For WB New Ration Card New Member In My Family

When the number of family increases new ration card for the new member of family is issued. To avail the digital card for ration follow given procedure:-

  • Provide mobile number to get OTP
  • Using OTP candidate can login on page to the form number four and submit it
  • After scrutiny new ration card for new member in the family will be issued digitally.

Apply For Correction Of Details In The Existing WB Ration Card

For any correction in the existing ration card, applicants have to fill the form number 5. Procedure to apply online for this service:-

  • Visit official website
  • Select the apply for correction of details in the existing ration card option from services section
  • Clicking on this option will ask mobile number of candidate
  • Provide the registered mobile number and select get OTP
  • An OTP is sent on the mobile number of beneficiary after getting login

Change Ration Shop

An application form acceptance procedure is included for change of ration shop. Candidate can apply online by filling the form number 6. Procedure to fill the application form has discussed below:-

  • Go for the homepage of food and supply department
  • Select services option from ration card and go for apply online
  • Click on apply for change of ration card
  • Provide mobile number and get OTP to login
  • Fill the form number 6 to change and  get ration shop which is desirable.

Surrender Or Cancel Existing West Bangal Ration Card

To surrender or exit from existing ration card follow the procedure:-

  • Visit official website
  • Select option of apply online from services tab
  • Go for surrender or cancel of existing ration card
  • Provide registered mobile number and get OTP
  • After getting OTP fill the details and fill application number 7
  • After filling the form submit it for cancellation of existing ration card

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Apply For Change Of WB Ration Card Category

Procedure has discussed below:-

  • Open department of food and supply website
  • In home screen there is services section
  • Select ration card tab and go for apply online
  • In this tab change of ration card category option is there
  • Clicking this option will ask mobile number
  • Provide mobile number and select get OTP
  • Use OTP to login and fill the form number 8
  • After providing all the details click on submit
  • After submission of form number 8 category for ration card will change.

Apply For A Duplicate WB Ration Card


To avail the duplicate ration card, follow the given instruction. Duplicate ration card is needed when applicant either lost the existing ration card or it may get torn. To get duplicate ration card:-

  • Visit website of food and supply
  • Go for the services section and select ration card
  • Now select apply online and go for apply for a duplicate ration card
  • Clicking on this option will open in new tab
  • Provide mobile number which is registered
  • After giving mobile number
  • An OTP is sent to the registered mobile number
  • Use this mobile number OTP to login
  • After getting login fill the form number 9
  • After filling form number 9 duplicate ration card will be issued on the name of beneficiary
  • It can be availed through the ration card shop with the acknowledgement card
  • You can download acknowledgement card or print out for further procedure

Apply For Non Subsidised West Bengal Digital Ration Card

Government is providing some subsidy for below poverty line candidate. To avail the non subsidised ration card candidate has to apply online. Procedure to apply for the non subsidised ration card is given below:-

  • Open official website
  • Go for the ration card option from services tab
  • Select apply online and go for apply for non subsidised ration card
  • Provide valid mobile number and select get OTP
  • OTP is sent to the mobile number and form number 10 will open the complete form carefully and submit it
  • After submitting the application form it will be considered for scrutiny
  • After complete verification of details non subsidised ration card will be issued on the name of beneficiary

Apply For Updation Of Mobile Number And Aadhar Card For Already Existing Ration Card

To update mobile number in Aadhar Card in existing ration card fill form number 11. Complete procedure for filling the form has discussed below:-

  • From official website applicant will find apply online option in services tab
  • Select apply for updation of mobile number and Aadhar card for already existing ration card
  • OTP is sent to the registered number
  • After filling the mobile number in new tab form number 11 will open and fill all the details which has asked
  • Candidate should fill all the details carefully as to have error free filing of form
  • After filling the form completely click on submit button
  • Submit this details will help you to update the mobile number and Aadhar card on the existing ration card

Check Nearest West bengal Ration Shop Fair Price

To avail the details of fair price shop facilities provided on official website. Candidate need to follow the given instruction to know the nearest ration shop. Applicant can change the ration shop to their nearest one for convenience. Procedure to check nearest fair price shop is given below:-

  • Visit official website of department of food supply
  • Go for services of ration card near check nearest ration shop option is there
  • Click this option
  • Some basic details fair price shop will be asked
  • Provide these details and click on display fair price shop
  • Total number of ration shop in that block office with the given items will show
  • Candidate can export these details to an excel sheet for future reference
  • After selecting the nearest fair price shop application can choose it to avail the commodities.

Verify WB E-Ration Card

For the verification of digital ration card option is available. Candidate can not only verified digital ration card but also e ration card to avail the services:-

  • Visit official website
  • Select ration card option from the services section
  • Select verify ration card option
  • Clicking in this option will ask mobile number
  • Provide the details and get OTP on the registered mobile number for verification of OTP
  • Page will open to verify ration card
  • Candidate after verification of ration card can download it for future reference

Apply Offline For West Bengal Digital Ration Card

Department of food supply is not only providing online services but also offline to avail the ration card. To avail the services offline applicant have to fill the application form and submit it to the nearest block authority. Candidate can also use to contact nearest officer for availing ration card. All they need to download this form:-

  • To download the offline application form go to official website
  • Select ration card from the services section
  • Go for the apply offline
  • Here all the forms from form number 3 to 12 will show
  • These are further divided in rural and urban form
  • Clicking on the tab will show these form in the next step in the form of PDF
  • Candidate can download it and fill it to submit
  • Submit this form to the authority to have ration card from offline mode

Department Of Food And Supply, West Bengal

Department of food and supply belongs to the government of West Bengal aims to provide transparency in the distribution of food grains and other essential products for poor people of society. Availability of these products is at a very reasonable price. It is the duty of the portal to provide vital information related to policies available for public distribution system schemes. Under Central and state government prices of the public distribution system, commodities-related information is available on the website. Apart from the centrally provided data department of food and supply give information related to various state programs. This includes allocation and official details for fair price shop, details of stakeholders, and ration card information.

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Function Of District Distribution

It is the main executive wing of food and supply department to discharge and a systematic distribution and procurement operations. Main function of directorate is to implement policies made by government related to food products. It also monitors the operation of procurement for grains. It is one of the decision making and Logistic management body to transfer the stock of grains. Directorate manages the Godown computerized operation.

West Bengal State Warehousing Corporation

Under administrative control of food and supply department West Bengal State warehouse Corporation was established. This is a statutory corporation which comes under warehousing Corporation Act 1962. It provides scientific storage facility and services to various depositor. Apart from it storage facility for preservation of procured food is available on public distribution system. The board of director comprises the five directors along with one chairman. These are inclusive of State Government and Central warehousing Corporation.

West Bengal Essential Commodities

Under Companies Act 1956 on 15th March 1974 West Bengal essential commodities Supply Corporation was established. It organised to serve people of state by supplying essential product and food material at a subsidized price. Main objective of Corporation is to engage, promote, improve and develop the processing movement and transportation of food grains. It helps in selling delivery and distribution of food product to the public in West Bengal. The corporation has a significant role to play in distribution of food for economic weaker section of society. It aims to reach out to the farmer for procurement of paddy at MSP. In short it may be convinced that every element of association with West Bengal essential commodities lead to strengthening the movement of consumers in West Bengal.

WB Ration Card to be digital

Khadya Sathi scheme has recently completed its 5 year of inauguration on 27th January 2021. West bengal government celebrate Khadya Sathi Divas. This scheme was Launched to provide subsidised food for the people. West bengal government has assured food security to the 10 crore domicile in this lockdown. Apart from this distribution of ration to the poor people at Low price. This program was launch on 27 January 2016 with the agenda of providing food security to the weaker section of society. Under Khadya Sathi program food grains such as rice and wheat provided at rupees 2 per kg to benefit 90% population of West Bengal. It includes ration to 50 lakh people at very cheap price. To avail the West Bengal digital ration card applicant can have it from the official website. Candidates having basic eligibility criteria and documents can get a ration card.

West Bengal Digital Ration Card Help Desk

For any query related to digital ration card, e ration card or ration card candidate can contact the authorities. They can either visit the office or contact them through toll free number. Authoritys can also be conducted using email address. All the details are given below:-

  • Address- Khadyasree Bhavan, 11A, Mirza Ghalib Street, Kolkata - 700087, West Bengal
  • Toll Free Number- 1800 345 5505 / 1967
  • Email support- [email protected]

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