West Bengal Ration Card List- [Check Status] & Apply Online wbpds.wb.gov.in

West Bengal Ration Card List: The Food and Supplies Department, Government of West Bengal Public Distribution System, is now ready to issue a West Bengal New Digital Ration Card 2023. With your help, you can also avail subsidized products and other benefits from an initiative called Govt. The candidates who want to get benefited from the scheme can apply and complete this West Bengal Ration Card through the WPBDS portal like www.wbpds.gov.in.

It was announced that the West Bengal government announced that food grains at subsidized prices, rice at Rs.2 per kg and wheat at Rs.3 per kg. The ration of 5 kg is available free of cost for a period of 6 months from the time of lockdown.

West Bengal Ration Card List

Mamata Banerjee arranged coupons for all Bengali citizens who do not have digital ration cards. Citizens can apply to the district headquarter, BDO, SDO, or the Department responsible for the municipality to get their ration.

 WBPDS Ration Card Application Status 2023 

The Department of Food Supplies and Consumer Affairs, Government of West Bengal, has released the applications for Ration Card. Residents of West Bengal can apply for the updated digital ration card on the official website of the West Bengal Public Distribution System (WBPDS).

This West Bengal PDS system is designed to supply food and essential commodities to the weak and vulnerable sections of society at subsidized rates across the state. These are important tools for candidates who are poor BPL (Below Poverty Line) and APL (Above Poverty Line). So all the candidates stay with us and get updated with the latest news. 

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WBPDS Ration Card 2023 Highlights

Article Name

West Bengal Ration Card 


Department of Food and Supplied,

Govt. of West Bengal

Launched by

West Bengal Public Distribution System



West Bengal State



Type of Ration Card

Digital Ration Card

Mode of Application

Online and Offline


Residents of West Bengal State


Providing Food Items at a Subsidized Price

Official Portal

West Bengal Public Distribution System

Official website


 West Bengal Ration Card 2023 Application Form 

Candidates are informed that they can download West Bengal Digital Ration Card Application Form from the Food and Supplies Department of the state. The candidates who are planning to apply for the ration card must check their eligibility before applying.

The application process can be completed through the WBPDS portal or through the offline or online application form. People who do not have ration cards can apply online. We have provided all the necessary information regarding eligibility criteria as well as the online Status of required documents, how to apply, and many other details.

WB Ration Card Update 

It has been told that the West Bengal government has made arrangements to give coupons to those citizens of the state who do not yet have digital ration cards. Residents of West Bengal State can apply for a Coupon from BDO, SDO, District Headquarters, or concerned Municipality Department. People who have digital ration cards get ration at low rates offered by the federal government. People are given ration at the rate of Rs.2 per kg of wheat and Rs.3 per kg.

Eligibility Criteria 

  • Candidates must be valid or permanent residents in the state of West Bengal
  • Applicants should not have a ration card
  • If you have an unrestricted ration card or expired ration card, then you can apply for a completely new card for ration.
  • Newly married couples can also apply.

Documents Required for WB Card Application

  • Candidates must have a valid mobile number
  • Aadhar Card
  • Voter ID Card
  • pan
  • Email ID
  • old ration card
  • age proof
  • and resident proof

West Bengal Digital Ration Card Application Status 

After submitting the application form, applicants should also verify how they are performing on their online application for a ration card. The form can be checked for online Status by following the instructions given below.

  • Go to the direct link https://wbpds.wb.gov.in/CheckApplicationStatus.aspx.
  • Enter your mobile number, then select Get OTP. 

West Bengal Ration Card List

  • Enter your OTP and click on the login button.
  • Your application status will appear at the top of the screen.

How to Download West Bengal Ration Card Online 

  • Visit the West Bengal Food and Supplies Department’s official website.
  • Click on ‘Official Login‘ under “For Official Purposes” 

West Bengal Ration Card List

  • Enter your username and password. After that, you will go through a security process where you will need to enter the sum of two numbers. 

West Bengal Ration Card List

  • Click on ‘Login’
  • After logging in, you can access the details.
  • List your ration card and download your ration card in pdf format. You can also take a photocopy of the card for future use.
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Frequently asked questions regarding West Bengal Ration Card

Q. Do I need to link my Aadhaar with the ration card I have?

Yes, you can link your Aadhaar with Ration Card.

Q. What are the necessary documents I need to submit while applying for the ration card?

To be eligible for a new ration card, you need to submit certain documents. The proof of address to be submitted includes an electricity bill as well as a driving license, passport, and passport.

Postpaid mobile bill and landline phone bill and income tax assessment or tax assessment order. A copy of the Aadhaar card of all the family members, as well as proof of date of birth of the child below 5 years of age and who does not have an Aadhaar card, is also required to be given. Documentation for Date of Birth is Government as well as PSU ID card with a photo PAN, Passport, or other.

Q. Where can I get the forms?

There are different types of forms available for different reasons related to ration cards. This form is available from the Inspector offices or SCFS/RO office and also from the official website- www.food.wb.gov.in.

Q. How do I apply for an e-ration card?

Click on ‘e-Ration Card’ on the official website- https://food.wb.gov.in/. Then, click on ‘Download e-Ration Card,’ then select the ration card number and category to download the e-Ration Card in PDF format.

Q. Can I use West Bengal Ration Card in other states?

Yes, you can use your ration card in any state of India.

Q. I need to change the ration of the shop. Which form should I print?

There are many types of services available for people who have a ration card. After filling in the required details, you need to fill out 14 forms to use the services. To make changes in the ratio, the shopkeeper has to fill out Form 13.

Q. After submitting my application, when will I get my ration card?

It may take 2 to 3 weeks to receive your ration card at your address for communication.

Q. I have moved to a new place. Can I get a new credit card?

No new card is required for the ration. To transfer your old ration card to a fair-price shop within the area where you have recently shifted, filling out Form 6 is sufficient.

Q. Are married couples eligible to apply for the ration card?

Married couples can apply for a ration card if the husband or wife has an official residence certificate from West Bengal.

Q. Do I need to pay any application fee to apply for the ration card?

There is no need to pay any fee while applying for the ration card.

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