- Ration card is an essential document for Indian citizens.
- Every state has its own official website for online ration card.
- Know the process of applying online ration card here
Ration card is an important document for Indian citizens, which is sometimes used as an identity card as well. Along with this, the citizens of the country can also take advantage of the government schemes with the help of ration card. The government provides ration to the ration card holders at a reasonable cost. Every month, the government provides free and low-cost ration to the ration card holders of different categories so that all the citizens of the country can eat full meals for two times. Today we will tell you the types of ration card, how to apply for ration card. We are telling about the necessary documents and other information for ration card.
Who can apply for Ration Card
Only Indian citizens can apply for the ration card. Ration card is made in the name of the head of the family, whose age should be 18 years or more. A new ration card can be made of that person whose ration card has not been made before. Along with this, the name of only those members can be included in the ration card, whose name is not there in the ration card of any state. Ration card is issued by the Central Food Department. Here we are giving you information about offline and online application process for ration card.
Documents required for ration card
Before applying for making a ration card, keep these documents with you.
- income certificate
- identity card
- Address proof
- Aadhar card
- voter card
- marriage certificate
- mobile number
- lpg gas connection
- driving license
- passport size photo
online application for ration card
- There are official websites of different states for ration cards, through which you will have to apply online for the card.
- You have to go to the official website of the food department of your state and after that you have to click on the application option for ration card.
- Now you have to fill information like District, Block, Gram Panchayat. After this, you have to choose the type of card according to your annual income.
- Now you have to carefully fill all the information asked about the head of your family, family members.
After filling all the information submit your application and take a print out.
offline application for ration card
If you are not able to apply for online ration card, then you can also apply offline to get a new ration card. For this, you have to go to the office of the ration department of your area and bring the form for a new ration card. All the information asked in it will have to be filled and necessary documents will have to be submitted along with the form. In this way the process of making your ration card will start.
how to check ration card status
If you have applied for offline ration card then you will get information about the status of ration card from the office of ration department only. At the same time, online applicants can check the status of the ration card sitting at home. You have to open the official website for this and click on the option of ration card.
Enter all your details and application number. You will get information about the status of online ration card application. If some documents have been left out, then its information will also be available, which can be submitted.
how to add new name in ration card
If your family’s ration card is already made and you want to add the name of a new member, then we are giving you details about it.
- First of all you have to open the official website. Or you can go to the office of your area and bring the form.
- Now you have to fill all the necessary information and complete information about the name of the new member.
- After the verification process, the name of the new member will be added to the ration card.
Documents required for adding a new name
- Marriage certificate for adding the name of the newlywed
- Birth certificate for adding child’s name
- passport size photo
- Aadhar card and other required documents
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