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

Safe and Scientific Storage of Food Grains under PDS

Food and Supplies, ,

The size of the godown should be minimum 400 sq. ft. along with a covered space of 2.00 sq. ft. adjacent to the godown to be used for office purpose and for FPS automation.

Financial Capacity for Engagement as Dealer/ Distributor

Food and Supplies,

Applicants for Dealership must have bank balance of Rs. 5.0 lakh as working capital as reflected on the day of application and one year preceding the date of application.

Benefit of Lifting Lapsed Quota by a Ration Card Holder

Food and Supplies,

Ration card holders who failed to collect their weekly/fortnightly quota will be allowed to lift their lapsed quota during eight weeks following the week when his/her entitlement becomes due.

Venue for S.I. of Food Examination conducted by WBSSC

Food and Supplies, State Election Commission, ,

Recruitment examination of Sub Inspector of Food will be held on 27.07.2014 from 1.00 p.m. to 2.30 p.m. conducted by West Bengal Staff Selection Commission. All the Venue In charge already requested to conduct the examination smoothly on that day.

S.I. Food Recruitment, 2014 – Written Examination

Food and Supplies, Staff Selection Commission,

Date of Written Examination: 27th July, 2014 (from 12 Noon to 1.30 PM). Revised Tentative Schedule of Activities i.c.w. S.I. Food Recruitment, 2014.

West Bengal Urban Public Distribution System (Maintenance and Control) Order, 2013

Food and Supplies,

West Bengal Urban Public Distribution System (Maintenance and Control) Order, 2013 published vide No. 2371-FS dated 12.08.2013, Department of Food and Supplies.

West Bengal Public Distribution System (Maintenance and Control) Order, 2013

Food and Supplies, ,

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.

Schedule for Capturing Ration Card Data at Fair Price Shop

Food and Supplies, ,

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 of various Services for Ration Card

Food and Supplies, ,

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.

Operational Guideline for Digitization of Ration Cards

Food and Supplies,

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.
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