Free Ration Card: If you have to get a ration card for free, then apply online

You can also apply online to get a ration card for free. You do not need to go anywhere for this. Come, let us know how to apply online for making ration card for free.

7th August, 2020

Free Ration Card news: Under the One Nation One Ration Card scheme, the central government is now giving ration cards for free. Those who belong to APL and BPL families, but do not have ration card, all those people are eligible to join the free ration card scheme under the central or state government scheme. However, in the time of this crisis of Corona virus epidemic, the government is providing food grains to the poor without ration cards for free, but in the coming days, all the poor families of the country will have ration cards. You can also apply online to get a ration card for free. You do not need to go anywhere for this. Come, let us know how to apply online for making ration card for free.

65 crore people started getting benefit of ration card from August 1

According to the information received from the Ministry of Food, the benefit of the scheme 'One Nation One Ration Card' of the Central Government is now available to 65 crore beneficiaries across the country from August 1. Manipur in addition to Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir in the One Nation One Ration Card Scheme from August 1. Nagaland and Uttarakhand also joined the national portability. According to information received from the Union Ministry of Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution, a total of 24 states and Union Territories (UTs) have been added to the 'One Nation One Ration Card' scheme with effect from August 1, 2020, making the National Food Security Act (NFSA) nationwide. ) Of about 65 crore beneficiaries will be able to take advantage of this.

All beneficiaries will benefit

The Ministry said in a statement that 'One Nation One Ration Card' is an ambitious scheme aimed at implementing National Portability under 'Integrated Management of Public Distribution System (IM-PDS)' in all States / Union Territories through National Food Security All the beneficiaries covered under the law 2013 (irrespective of where they live in the country) will be provided food security.

What free ration card scheme

If you are among those who do not have a ration card, but you want to take advantage of free ration under the government scheme. For this, now the state governments are being given the facility of e-coupon pass through it, through which you can take ration for free. Under the Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Yojana i.e. PMGKY, 5 kg of wheat or rice per member and 1 kg of pulses per family is being provided free for 3 months to the registered beneficiaries in GOI NFSA.

Who will get ration for free

  • Applicants must provide proof of residence, who are residing there.

  • Applicant forms should belong to BPL family.

  • Ration card norms are different in rural and urban areas.

  • Ration card will be issued only in the name of the head of the family.

Documents for Ration Card Registration

  • Aadhar Card

  • Pan Card

  • Passport size photo of head of the family

  • income certificate

  • Gas connection details

  • caste certificate

  • Bank account passbook

  • mobile number

Apply for free ration card in this way

  • People of any state of the country, who want to apply online for free ration card, first of all have to go to the official portal of the food distribution department of their state. After visiting the official website, the home page will open in front of you.

  • On this page you will easily find the link to apply e-coupon / temporary ration card. You have to click on this option. After clicking on the option, the next page will open in front of you on the computer screen.

  • On this page, you will have to enter the mobile number and click on the submit button. An OTP will come to your mobile after submission. To validate, submit the same in the website and once it is verified, a form will open.

  • Now the submission details will be different in different states where you need to submit them. Some basic details are the name of the head of the family, age, Aadhaar number and the number of the member in the family.

  • Later you will need to submit the constituency and fill the full address in it. Now after this, you will have to upload the Aadhaar card photo of the head of the family and the photos of the family members.

  • After submitting the details, you will get a message from the authority on your registered mobile number, which will have a link. Once you click on the link, you can download the temporary ration card and give this temporary ration card to the nearest ration dealer.

Category: India


Reported by:
Rachna Kumari