Ration Card

The Ration Card is a document that proves your economic status and eligibility for government subsidies on food grains. This document is voluntary to obtain and not applicable to everyone.

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Where can I use it?

A Ration Card can be used as identity and address proof while purchasing goods at subsidised rates. It can also be used as address proof while applying for a Passport, Domicile Certificate, Voter ID, or any bank-related work.

How do I get it?

You can get your Ration Card by visiting the Food Civil Supplies and Consumer Protection Department in person. Alternatively, you can also apply online. For the application, you will be required to submit copies of your identity proof, address proof, proof of family income, age certificate, passport-sized photo of the applicant.

When can I collect it?

Your Ration Card will get delivered within 2-3 weeks at the address mentioned in the application form. You can also get updates through SMS on your registered mobile number.

Can I make corrections to it?

Yes, you can get the information updated/corrected on your certificate in person.

Where else can you get a Ration Card?

Unfortunately, there are no alternative sources for issuing the Ration Card.

What if I lose it?

You first need to file a report with the police. Once done, you can submit a copy of the report along with an affidavit and address/identity proof at the Food Civil Supplies and Consumer Protection Department in your locality. They can then issue a duplicate copy of your Ration Card.

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