WBPDS Ration Card

As we all know the importance of the Ration Card. It is very useful for the poor people. The Ration Cards play an important role in everyone's life. It is a very important document in India, especially for the poor people to buy food grains, sugar, kerosene, wheat and other required products at subsidy rates based on their economic condition or the annual income. The Ration Cards acts as an Official Document which is issued by the Government of India. The Food and the Civil Supplies Department of West Bengal Government has provided various online and offline facilities like How to apply for a ration card, check status, How to apply for duplicate ration card, make the correction in ration card etc. In this article, we are going to discuss the WBPDS Ration Card in Details.

Types of Ration Cards Available In West Bengal

Antyodaya Ration Cards: These Ration Cards are issued to those persons who do not have a stable income especially the old age people or the unemployed people.
Below Poverty Line Ration Cards (BPL): These types of cards are issued to those people whose earning income is, less than Rs 10,000 per annum. They are liable to receive foodgrains at a very low rate.
Above Poverty Line Ration Cards (APL): These cards are issued to those people who have a higher annual income. These categories of people are not liable for the food grains but they can use this card as their Identity Card.
And Annapoorna Card.

Eligibility for Applying For a WBPDS Ration Card

The applicants must be the citizens of India.The application must be the head of the family.The applicants need to submit a surrender certificate if in case the individual is shifting from one place to another.The applicant has to submit a certificate mentioning that the individual does not have any extra Ration Card applied.In case of marriage or birth of a child, the individual has to submit the marriage certificate or Birth Certificate.

Documents Required For WBPDS Ration Card

Photograph of the family head.Photo ID Card such as Passport, Aadhaar, Voter card etcAddress Proof (utility bill, telephone bill etc.Neighbor Witness (At least 2)Age and Income- Certificate

How to Apply For West Bengal Ration Card

Online Mode of Applying For a WBPDS Ration Card

Fill in the following steps to apply for Ration Card Online

  1.    Visit the official website of State Department of Food Supplies and Customers .
  2.    Click on the Apply online option for ration card.
  3.    Fill in all the details in the application form asked.Upload the required document as per required: Identity Proof and the Address Proof and Family Group Photograph.
  4.    Click on the Submit Button.After the successful completion of the application form filling, an acknowledgment number is given which can be used in future use for tracking down the status of the application form.

Offline Mode of Applying For a WBPDS Ration Card

Following are the simple steps for applying West Bengal Ration Card Offline

Tell the official that you want to apply for WBPDS (West Bengal Ration Card) .He will provide you with the application form.Fill in the application form correctly and double check the form.Attach the Residential Proof and Photo ID Proof.Also, attach the Income Proof and the Age Proof of the Head of the Family along with the application form.


How to Check the Status of the WBPDS Ration Card

Follow the following steps to check the status of the West Bengal Ration Card:

  1. Go to the official website of WBPDS.
  2. Click on the check status online.
  3. Enter the required information.
  4. Click on the Search Button.
  5. The Application Status of the Ration Card will be displayed on the screen.Ration Card Department

Details and Information
Name of the Department: The Food and the Civil Supplies Department
Address: The Food and the Civil Supplies Department APC Road, Syam Bazar Kolkata Pin Code-740004
Contact Number: 033 55337639
Official Website: wbpds.gov.in


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