West Bengal Ration Cards Computerization 2014

West Bengal Digital Ration Cards. Ration Cards Computerization. West Bengal Govt Biometric Ration Cards. WB Computer Ration Cards.
The West Bengal Government will be computerizing ration cards in the state. The Govt will be introducing Biometric Ration Cards to over come the fake ration cards problem. There are about 1 crore fake ration cards are in use in the state. The beneficiaries will be informed by an SMS/Email about the food grain that are available in the PDS (Public Distribution System)/Ration Shops. This will enable the govt to supply the food grain in a transparent way. The biometric ration card will consists of information of the card holder and other beneficiaries of his family. Card holders have to hand over their old card to have to get the new bar coded computerized ration card from their dealers of the ration shops. State Govt and Wipro company will complete this exercise by 9th February 2014 all over West Bengal
Source: The Times of India
Download Memo No. 371/ICA/NB/PN Date: 31.12.2013 for further information


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