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Food and Supplies

Food & Supplies Directorate is mainly responsible for availability and distribution of foodgrains and other essential commodities to the valid ration Card holders.

Food and Supplies

Guidelines towards Godown Space to be maintained by Wholesaler


Godown within the radius of 20 kilometer of the vacancy area may also be accepted subject to the condition that the prospective wholesaler, shall give an undertaking that he shall not claim transport rebate for more than 8 kilometer.

Reconciliation of Fair Price Shop by Reform Cell of Food & Supplies


SCF&S/ ROs will complete their work within 15.04.22 and the DCF&Ss/ DDRs will do theirs within 30.04.22. After completion of work at the field level, reconciliation of the data with live database will be taken up by the Reforms Cell.

Aadhaar Linking with Ration Card through ePOS by eKYC

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Seeding and validation of Aadhaar will be done instantly at FPSs through ePoS machine on the basis of Aadhaar based Biometric Authentication. Aadhaar seeding process is started from 22.07.2021 onwards.

Service Record Monitoring System for Constituted Cadre (WBFSS)


Food & Supplies Department has developed a Web Based Solution namely “Service Record Monitoring System” for Constituted Cadre officers of “West Bengal Food & Supplies Services” under URL https://food.wb.gov.in/SRMS.

Implementation of One Nation One Ration Card (ONORC) Scheme


Government of West Bengal in F&S Department has decided to participate in nationwide One Nation One Ration Card (ONORC) scheme. Through this scheme, NFSA beneficiaries can lift foodgrain anywhere in India through Aadhaar based Biometric Authentication.

Introduction of e-Ration Card in West Bengal


e-Ration Card facility is available to those beneficiaries who have seeded Aadhaar numbers of all their family members who have Ration Cards. e-Ration Card Number and Digital Ration Card No. will remain same.

Working Capital of Dealer/ Distributor/ Wholesaler under Food & Supplies Deptt.


Applicants for Dealership must have a bank balance of Rs. 2.50 lakh in form of saving account, current account and/or fixed/ term/ flexi deposit as working capital as reflected on the day of application and 6 months preceding the date of application.

West Bengal Custom Milled Rice (Obligation and Control) Order, 2015


Governor is of opinion that it is necessary and expedient to provide necessary provisions for procurement and maintaining supplies of rice and for securing its equitable distribution and availability at fair prices to agencies of the State Government by the Custom Milled Rice agency.

KHADYA SATHI – Food Security Scheme for West Bengal


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.

Distribution of Foodgrains against Digital Ration Card

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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.