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Application forms for Ration Card in West Bengal

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What Documents Needed to Apply for Ration Card in West Bengal

(पश्चिम बंगाल में राशन कार्ड के लिए आवेदन करने के लिए आवश्यक दस्तावेज)

The ration card is important and necessary document which every citizen must have to get it. The process of ration card providing holds by the each state govt under the PDS and to give the food grains through the fair price shops (उचित मूल्य दुकान) in every state. The state govt gives the ration card for BPL, APL and Antyodaya through using which the citizens can get the low price ration from shops selected by the govt.

The ration card can use for other purposes as well like it’s a proof for your Indian citizenship and it can use for your address proof. The card holders can also get the various kinds of schemes via the welfare origination. The ration card can use in various places in west Bengal state like to make domicile certificate, for passport or visa apply, for voter id card registration, or any college admission. The card can use as the identification proof for you and your family.

To get the card you need to take a application form of “New Consumer (नए उपभोक्ता)” which can be get through the circle office or through the official website of WBPDS.

After filling the registration form have to submit it in concerned department office along with your following documents and proofs:

  1. Passport size photo of family head (परिवार के मुखिया का पासपोर्ट आकार का फोटो)
  2. Proof for residence like water bill, electricity bill etc. (पानी के बिल, बिजली बिल आदि की तरह निवास के प्रमाण)
  3. Photo ID card like voter id, passport etc. (मतदाता आईडी की तरह फोटो आईडी कार्ड, पासपोर्ट आदि)
  4. Complete details for all family members with ID (आईडी के साथ परिवार के सभी सदस्यों के लिए पूरा विवरण)
  5. Income Certificate for complete family members (पूरा परिवार के सदस्यों के लिए आय प्रमाणपत्र)
  6. Age proof for family head like school certificate, date of birth certificate etc. (जन्म प्रमाण पत्र आदि के स्कूल प्रमाण पत्र, तारीख की तरह परिवार के मुखिया के लिए आयु प्रमाण)
  7. Two witnesses from applicant’s neighbor (आवेदक के पड़ोसी से दो गवाहों)

The applicants are suggested to take all these above mention documents photo copy and arrange these with attested mode through any of the gazetted officer, MLA / MP (राजपत्रित अधिकारी, विधायक / सांसद) of your area or any municipal councilor (नगर निगम के पार्षद). See the process to get the application form and way to submit it below.

How to Download Ration Card Application Form R.O. 1 and Filling Process

(राशन कार्ड के आवेदन फार्म डाउनलोड करने के लिए प्रक्रिया)

The citizens who are living here and still don’t having their ration card may have to get the application form and have to submit it to the department. The applicants have to collect all the documents as above mention. If any citizen is not able to collect and provide these all documents then the Food and Supplies Officer (खाद्य एवं आपूर्ति अधिकारी) FSO will take spot inquires and he / she will come for verification at your place. You need to show all the documents which you have available at that time and need to give two eye witnesses. The process of making ration card is 60 days decided by the state govt.