<!– /11440465/Dna_Article_Middle_300x250_BTF –>Retaining validity of old ration cards, West Bengal government today announced fresh application for Khadya Sathi (food security) digital card till February 20. The government was against depriving anyone of food security and has allowed new application for Khadya Sathi digital card for those who intend to join the scheme, state Food Minister Jyotipriya Mallick said here today. Forms can be downloaded from the website or got from local offices, he told reporters. Old ration cards will remain valid but after March 1 it can only be used for buying kerosene but not for foodgrains.(This article has not been edited by DNA’s editorial team and is auto-generated from an agency feed.)

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Bengal govt allows new Khadya Sathi application till Feb 20