EPDS Bihar – Ration Card New List Download

As their application process is finished, citizens of Bihar State who applied for a new ration card can now check their name in Bihar New Ration Card List. People can visit the official website of EPDS Bihar to know the status.

Food & Civil Supplies Corporation Limited of Bihar state carried out all the Public Distribution Systems under the Food & Consumer Protection Department subdivision.

Many people from the state applied for a new ration card recently launched by the Bihar government.

The new ration card list has been out online, and people who submitted their applications can check their names on the list.

Bihar Ration Card Types

Ration cards are an official document to purchase household food grains and other supplies from Public Distribution Centres at subsidized prices.

People with ration cards are only eligible to avail of the benefits from PDS shops.

Bihar State Food & Civil Supplies Corporation will have the authority to accept the ration card applications submitted and issue the cards.

Four types of ration cards are there for the EPDSBihar government to the citizens.

BPL, APL, AAY, and Annapurna Ration Cards      

BPL: These cards are issued to households below the poverty line and with family income less than Rs 10000 annually. These cards come in red.

APL: APL Ration cards are issued to people above the poverty line with a family income of less than Rs 24000 annually. The Colour of the card is blue.

AAY: Anthyodaya Anna Yojana Ration cards issued to the poorest of low-income families. These are yellow.

Annapurna Ration Cards, given to the old-age pensioners of Bihar state.

Benefits of EPDS Bihar Ration Card

  • All the subsidized food grains and other essential commodities are supplied to the cardholders by Fair Price Shops.
  • These ration cards are also used as identification verification proof for different purposes.
  • With the help of these ration cards, one can include their names on the electoral list.
  • With this ration card, people can apply for identity documents like PAN Card, Aadhaar, income, caste, and resident certificates.
  • Ration Cards are used for government scholarships and jobs.

EPDS Bihar Ration Card

On the applications submitted by the citizens, the food supply department released a list of ration cards.

The list indicates the names and details of the approved applications.

Citizens of Bihar who applied for ration cards can now visit the official EPDS Bihar website and check the new ration card list.

Eligibility for EPDS Bihar

The eligibility criteria for applicants who want to apply for the new Ration Card are as follows:

  • Applicants must be permanent residents of Bihar and also possess a domicile certificate.
  • Applicants should not have a ration card before.
  • Couples who got married can apply for a new ration card.
  • If applying for a particular ration card, applicants must fall under the income bracket of that specific card.

Documents Required for EPDS Bihar

  • Applicant’s Address proof/Aadhaar Card.
  • Income certificate
  • Passport size photograph
  • Mobile Number
  • And other relevant documents.

How to Apply for Bihar Ration Card?

  • To apply for the Bihar ration card, the applicants first visit the official website, download the application form, or visit the nearest SDO office/Circle office and get the application form.
  • Fill out the application form with the necessary details and attach the documents required with the application.
  • Attach the family head and other family members’ photographs, verified surrender/deletion certificate from gazetted officer/MLA/MP/Municipal Councillor, etc.
  • If they do not have address proof, the Circle FSO/SI/MO will conduct an inquiry, and the statement will record along with two independent witnesses of the neighbourhood.
  • After taking all the information, check the application form, and submit it at any Circle office/SDO office.

How do you check & Download Bihar Ration Card List?

  • To check the ration card list, first, people must visit the official website of EPDS Bihar.
  • On the home page, click on RCMS, which is on the left side of the page.
  • A new page opens where the applicants must select the district and click on show.
  • Click on the urban or rural number to learn about the ration card details.
  • If Urban is selected, a new page opens where the applicants must choose the town and the ward. We can see all the ration card lists displayed on the screen.
  • Check with the family head’s name and click on the ration card number.
  • All the applicant details with family and photos will display. Take a print by clicking on the print page.
  • If Rural is selected, a new page appears where the applicant must choose block, Panchayat, and Village. We can see all the ration cards in that particular Village.
  • Check with the family head’s name and click on the ration card number.
  • All the family members and their details, with photos and other information, will display on the screen.
  • Take a printout of the ration card by clicking on the print page.

Epds Bihar challan download:

  • To download the e-Challan of EPDS Bihar, visit the official website.
  • On the home page, click on services and select download e-Challan from the drop-down.
  • Now it redirects to the other page with the e-Challan form.
  • Fill the form with a Unique Reference number or select district, block, Panchayat, month, year, or scheme, and click on search.
  • The e-Challan appears on the screen. People can also download e-Challan.


How to check the ration card of Bihar from a mobile?

To check the ration card of Bihar online, the applicant has to visit the official portal (EPDS Bihar). Check application status, district, subdivision, and RTPS number. Click on Show. View and print ration card status online.

How to add a name to Bihar Ration Card from mobile?

First, you must go to the official website of the Food Department of Bihar. As soon as you come to the website, you will get a form where you have to log in by entering your username and password. After login, you will get the Bihar Ration Card Amendment option, which you must click.

How to check the new ration card list of Bihar?

Open the web portal to check the ration card of Bihar. After this, select the RCMS Report option in the menu. Then select your district name, area rural or urban, block name, gram panchayat name and village name. After this, the ration card will open on the screen.

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