This Order extends to the whole of West Bengal except the areas where the West Bengal Urban Public Distribution System (Maintenance & Control) Order, 2013 is in force.
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.
Scheduled time for capturing ration card data at Fair Price Shop level has been extended for the 11 districts viz. Kolkata, North 24 Parganas (excepting municipal areas), Howrah, Hooghly, Purba Medinipur, Purulia, Birbhum, Bankura, Burdwan, Dakshin Dinajpur and Coochbehar.
Stipulated time limit for rendering the services, the Designated officers responsible for providing the services, the Appellate Officer and the Reviewing Officer in connection with Ration Card.
One major step to reform the prevailing TPDS system is to digitize the information of the Ration Card holders so that a complete Digitized Ration card database of the ration card holders may be constructed and made available online.
West Bengal Lubricating Oil Licensing Order, 1967 published vide No. 344-F.S. Date: 20th January, 1967 of Food & Supplies Department, Govt. of West Bengal.
Whereas the Governor is of opinion that it is necessary and expedient so to do for maintaining supplies and securing availability and distribution of essential commodities under the Public Distribution System;
Repeated complaints have been received by the State Govt. regarding the quality of Chattisgarh rice supplied by FCI for the Mid-Day-Meal (MDM) scheme.