PDS i.e. Public Distribution System is the system through which the government distributes necessary food and nonfood requirements to the needy public with the use of ration cards and issues E-Challan to the dealers for the same. It usually consists of the details of the commodities to keep a track record.
The major commodities distributed by the users are wheat, kerosene, and sugar. In India, the Food Corporation of India handles the Public Distribution System.
The Department of Food and Consumer Protection of the Bihar state provides an online E-PDS Challan to the dealers. The online or e-challan can be downloaded through the official portal. Check out the article to find out how to download the PDS Challan Online.
How to download Bihar PDS E-Challan
Since the challan is available online; the dealers can directly download and print it as per their requirements. The PDS E-Challan can be downloaded by the following steps:-
- Visit the official Bihar SFC website
To download the PDS Challan, you first required to go to the official website of Bihar SFC.
- Download E-Challan Option
Go to “Services” and you will see a drop-down menu, click on “Download E-challan”.
- Enter the URQ
On this page, you have to enter the Unique Reference number if you have it.
- Enter the required credentials
Now, if the user does not have a Unique Reference Number, they can enter the following required credentials to download their Bihar E-PDS Challan:-
- Search and Download E-challan
Now, after you click on search, you will be able to download the E-challan in PDF format and print it as per your requirements.
How To Download Bihar PDS E-challan through AePDS
If however, you unable to download PDS E-challan through the above steps, try using the AePDS website to do the same.
Due to certain recent updates made by the Bihar Food and Consumer Protection Department in the official portal and E-POS machines, it is a little difficult to find the PDS E-Challan. However, you can use the following steps to download the E-challan:-
- Go to the official AePDS website
First and foremost, go to the official website for the Aadhar enabled Public Distribution System.
- Dealer Challan
Go to “Depot” on the right-hand side, and you will find a drop-down menu, select “Dealer Challan” which you will find as the newly added option.
- Enter the necessary credentials
Enter the required credentials which are:-
- Select the FPS
- Select the SIO
- Download the E-challan
As you finish filling in the details, you will see the E-challan right below. You have the option to download the E-challan. Just click on “Print E-challan” and it will be downloaded.
Contents of the PDS Bihar E challan
The E-challan consists of the details of the commodity, units, actual allotted, rate per kg, and cost.
PDS Challan Schemes
The dealers can download the E-challan for the following schemes:-
- AAY Additional
- PMGKAY-GRAM Additional
- PHH Additional
- PMGKAY-AAY Additional
- PMGKAY-PHH Additional
Bihar PDS E-challan Contact details
In case of any query related to Bihar PDS E-Challan, you can contact this toll-free number:-
There are also many contact numbers available on the official website which you can find under the “Contacts” menu of the E-pos page. For more updates check Timesalert.