Primitive tribal groups, workers of closed tea gardens, pavement dwellers of Kolkata, ‘Aila’ affected people, drought affected of Purulia, residents of Darjeeling hill area and inhabitants of Jangalmahal will get food-grains at the rate of Rs. 2/- per Kg.
Food & Supplies Department, Govt. of West Bengal
Food & Supplies Directorate is mainly responsible for availability and distribution of foodgrains and other essential commodities to the valid ration Card holders.
Distribution of foodgrains shall mandatorily be done only by way of production of Digital Ration Cards by the beneficiaries with effect from 01.09.2017.
Procedure for issue of new ration card, duplicate ration card, cancellation of ration card and modification (Life cycle management of ration card) in West Bengal.
Social audit on the functioning of Fair Price Shops, Public Distribution System and other welfare schemes shall be conducted under section 28 of the Act.