West Bengal Digital Ration Card 2024: WBPDS Online Registration, Check Application Status

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West Bengal Public Distribution System (WBPDS) has taken an initiative to convert all manual ration cards into fully digital ration cards (E-ration card). The motive of this scheme is to provide food grains and other benefits at subsidized prices, the West Bengal govt set these fair prices. As we know that in India, a ration card is the most important legal document for proving citizenship in India.

West Bengal Digital Ration Card 2024

West Bengal Cardholder can avail of all the benefits by the state government of Bengal. In this article, we provide all the necessary information about west Bengal e-ration card 2024. Eligibility, Application status, Direct link for registration.

West Bengal Digital Ration Card

Latest Update- The West Bengal state government organize coupons for the natives of Bengal who have not received E-ration cards to avail of the benefits from SDO, BDO can apply for coupons on the official website.

WBPDS E-Ration Card 2024-Overview

Name of DepartmentDept. of Food and Supplied,
Govt. of West Bengal
Ration Card(state)West Bengal
Scheme Year2024
Ration Card (Type)Fully Digital Ration Card
Application Mode Offline/Online
Initiated ByWest Bengal Public Distribution System
BeneficiariesNatives of West Bengal
MotiveProviding Food Items at a Subsidized Price
Article (Type)Registration Form
Official PortalWest Bengal Public Distribution System(WBPDS)
Official Sitewww.wbpds.gov.in

WB Digital Ration Card Online Application Form Status

The natives of West Bengal are informed that they can apply for an application form from the Public Distribution System. The application form made available in two modes i.e. Online and Offline. The candidates who want to apply for a digital ration card can check various information such as eligibility criteria, document to be required, application status, and other information.


Eligibility Criteria

Candidates who want to take advantage of West Bengal’s e-ration card scheme must go through the points given below.

  • The candidate must live legally, be a permanent dweller of West Bengal, and follow all the norms of the West Bengal state government.
  • The candidate must not hold the Ration card.
  • A candidate with a temporary ration card or an expired one can apply for a new digital one.
  • Newly married couples are eligible to apply for a Digital Ration Card.
  • While filling the application form the documents that are to be submitted must be real and genuine, in case of any discrepancy with the document their application will be rejected.

Documents Required for WBPDS Digital Ration Card West Bengal

Candidate must require the following valid documents if he wants to apply for a new digital ration card of West Bengal.

  • Contact number for verification
  • 12 digit Aadhar card for identification of the citizen
  • Voter ID card
  • PAN Card
  • Email ID of the Candidate
  • Old Ration Card (Expired/Temporary)
  • Age and Residence proof
  • Income proof

WBPDS Ration Card-Types/Income Groups

As we know, the government allots different ration cards for various income groups. below are the different ration cards issued by the West Bengal govt.

Name of the CardBeneficiary
(APL) Above poverty line –White Color) Income above Rs. 100000.
(BPL) Below Poverty Line -(Pink Color)Income below Rs 24,200.
(AAY) Antyodya Anna Yojana  Landless laborers, disabled adults sick persons, marginal farmers, craftsmen, illiterate, disabled persons

WBPDS Digital Ration Card West Bengal-Update Prices

In the period of lockdown, the West Bengal government also give ration for the 6 months at the fair price of Rs 5 per kg. Candidate can see the updated price given below.

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RiceRs 2
WheatRs 3

Steps to Apply for West Bengal Digital Ration Card Application form Online 2024

  • Candidate have to start by visiting the WB Ration Card official website www.wbpds.gov.in
  • Click on the “Apply online” link.
  • Now candidate is required to enter his 10 digits mobile number to validate his number.
  • Click on “Get OTP”
  • Enter the OTP sent to the candidate registered number
  • Now select the option “Digital Ration Card Holder” or “New Application”
  • The Application form will be displayed on your screen.
  • Fill the application form with uploading the required documents
  • Candidate is required to fill his all details related to members of the family
  • After adding the members he can verify the details carefully
  • At last click on the submit button to save your details.
  • The candidate application number will be generated and saved for future use.

Steps to Apply for Digital Ration Card West Bengal Offline

If candidate can’t access to fill the application form online they can also apply through offline mode. Follow these simple steps given below.

  • The candidate must get another copy of the application form, which is available online.
  • A candidate is required to take a printout of application form according to the Urban/Rural category according to their income groups.
  • Fill-up the form by attaching all the mandatory documents along with the application form.
  • Now submit the application form to the concerned food supply office.

Benefits of E- Ration Card WB

  • All natives of West Bengal can avail of the ration benefit through the online portal.
  • By this portal, the natives of West Bengal prevent from the Red-Tapism procedure and this brings transparency to the people.
  • The Surrender Certificate also generated from this portal.
  • The New fair prices and schemes have been updated to this portal.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQS)

How can I get digital ration card west Bengal 2024?

A candidate who wants to apply for a digital ration card can apply through Online and offline modes.

What documents are needed to apply for West Bengal Ration Card 2024 WBPDS?

The following documents required for West Bengal E-Ration card are Aadhar Card, Pan card, Age Proof, Voter ID.

What is the official site where I can apply for West Bengal Digital Ratio Card?

The official site to apply for E- Ratio card is https://wbpds.wb.gov.in.

If in case of any grievance regarding the ration card, how can I contact West Bengal?

Candidates can contact WBPDS helpline toll-free number: 18003455505 OR 1967 for any complaint.

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