WB Free Ration Order | Special Package Ration Card Wise Eligibility Details Here

West Bengal Free Ration / Special Ration Order: West Bengal Government to mitigate the hardship due to Lockdown to stop the spread of coronavirus or COVID-19 has decided to provide food grains (rice and wheat / fortified atta) free of the cost through Public Distribution System. The WB Free Ration Order will be effective for a period of six months (6 months) from 1st April 2020 to 30th September 2020.

Distribution of this free ration in West Bengal will benefit about 7.88 Crore AAY, SPHH, PHH, and RSKY – I beneficiaries. The listed Ration Card beneficiaries will continue to receive the ration through the FPS or Ration Dealer at their location. Here find the complete details of the WB Free Ration Order and also the Special Package Ration Card Wise details.

West Bengal Special Package Free Ration Order Overview

Order Issued byWest Bengal Government
Distribution of Free Ration throughRation Dealer
Validity1st April 2020 to 30 September 2020 ( 6 Months )
BeneficiariesAAY, SPHH, PHH and RSKY – I Ration Card Holder
Official WebsiteClick Here
Official OrderClick Here

WBPDS has undertaken the responsibility to distribute the West Bengal Free Ration through the FPS / Ration Outlets following the order issued by the Govt of West Bengal. After the announcement, the ration cardholders in West Bengal has found it very confusing to know the exact details and also the entitlement according to the cards. So, here we have listed the West Bengal Free Ration Entitlement according to the Ration Card’s Category. Hopefully, going through this the citizens of West Bengal can get the complete information and also their legitimate entitlements of WB Free Ration 2020.

WB PDS Special Package Allotment According to Ration Cards

CategoryCommoditiesMonthly EmolumentsRate
AAY Ration CardRice15Kg / FamilyFree
 Wheat / Atta20 Kg Wheat or 19 KG Wheat / FamilyFree
 Sugar1 Kg / FamilyRs. 13.50 / Kg
SPHH & PHHRice2KG / HeadFree
 Wheat / Atta3 Kg Wheat or 2.850 Kg Atta / HeadFree
RSKY IRice2KG / HeadFree
 Wheat3 Kg / HeadFree
RSKY IIRice1 KG / HeadRs. 13/- / Kg
 Wheat1 Kg / HeadRs. 9/- / Kg
Special Tribal CardRice8KG / HeadFree
 Wheat3Kg / HeadFree

The RSKY II Ration Card Holders will not be entitled to free ration and hence shall continue to receive the subsidized ration at the rates as applicable from earlier.

The Citizens who do not have a WB Digital ration card and are waiting for the Digital Ration Card should visit the concerned Block Development Office. Thereafter, the Authority will issue a Slip through which the residents of West Bengal can get the WB Free Ration on the production of this at the FPS Ration Dealer Shop.

Timing to collect West Bengal PDS Free Ration Scheme

The residents of West Bengal can go through the following announced timings of the Ration Shops during which the FPS Dealer will provide the free ration to the cardholders.

WeekdaysMorning TimingsEvening Timings
Tuesday to Friday7:30 AM to 2 PM4 PM to 6 PM
Saturday7:30 AM to 2 PM

Thus, hopefully going through this detail the citizens of West Bengal can get the complete details on WB Free Ration Order. Hence, maintain social distance while collecting the ration from the FPS Dealer on the scheduled timings.

Also Check || West Bengal Digital Ration Card Status Check

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