khadya Sathi Scheme 2024

Khadya Sathi Scheme is a popular Food Security Scheme in West Bengal which Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee started on December 2016. 

Khadya Sathi Scheme
Khadya Sathi Scheme

The Khadya Sathi Scheme has the main aim to ensure that no person in need in West Bengal is deprived of access to food grains. The program’s slogan is “Food for all.” In West Bengal, there are over 8.89 crore PDS beneficiaries, including 6.01 crore beneficiaries under the National Food Security Act (AAY & PHH) and approximately 2.88 crore beneficiaries under the Rajya Khadya Suraksha Yojana (RKSY – 1 and RKSY – 2). Every month, we distribute approximately 5 LMT food grains free of charge to all PDS beneficiaries.

Khadya Sathi Scheme Details

Name of the scheme  Khadya Sathi Scheme
Scheme Launched in West Bengal
Khadya Sathi Started at December 2016
Who launched the Scheme?  Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee
Scheme For All Ration card holders in the West Bengal
Application mode Online / Offline
Under Department Department of Food and Supplies, West Bengal
Official Website

Benefits of the Khadya Sathi Scheme 

Amount of monthly allowance of rice and wheat-based on ration card:

Ration Card Amount (Month) Price
  Rice Wheat Rice Wheat
Antyodaya Anna Yojana (AAY) 15 kg 20 kg Rs. 2 Rs. 2
PHH, SPHH 2 kg 3 kg Rs. 2 Rs. 2
State Food Security Scheme I 2 kg 3 kg Rs. 2 Rs. 2
State Food Security Scheme II 1 kg 1 kg Rs. 13 Rs. 9

Eligibility of Khadya Sathi Scheme 

The list of eligibility for the Khadya Sathi Scheme is mentioned below:

  1. Fellow citizens of West Bengal.
  2. The ration cardholder can avail of the Khadya Sathi Scheme. 
  3. Applicant must not be a Government Job Holder.
  4. Applicant must be under BPL and EWS category. 

How to Apply for the Khadya Sathi Scheme?

The people of West Bengal register in the Khadya Sathi Scheme Online Or Offline mode to get food grain for just Rs. 2 Per Kilo. Below, are the steps to register for the Khadya Sathi Scheme:-

Step 1: Visit the official website: 

Step 2: Download the Form Or Apply online by clicking the “Digital Ration Card 2023“.

Step 3:  Select a District and Municipality.

Step 4:  Fill in the all required details and upload all documents. 

Step 5:  Submit the online Application Form.

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