What is Ration Card ?
Ration Card is actually a document. This document is issued by the state government in india. Ration card comes under the National Food Security Act (NFSA) where Government distribute the Rice, Wheat,Pulses, Sugar, kerosene oil to the consumer in subsidized rate.
Consumer affairs, Food and public distribution minister Rambilas Paswan has introduced one nation one cardin india. That means in single card consumer can migrate from one state to another.
Ration Card Types
There are four types of ration card in india. Now only three cards available in inida.
1 API ( Above poverty line) :
who is above below poverty line comes under API. This type of ration card has been tarminated by the government.
2.BPL ration/ Rasan card ( Below poverty line )
Which familly earn below 1.2 lakh Rs. per annum can apply for this Card.
3. AAY ration/Rasan card( Antyodaya Anna Yojana )
This AAY card is issued by the government of india to the poorest of the poor familly. Throw the AAY card consumer can grab 35 killograms grains and other commodities per month in subsidized price. Which familly has no man to work falls under this AAY card.
4. Patra Grihasti Ration/ Rasan card :
Patra grihasti is a type of ration card. 5 killograms grains are provided per person throw the patra grihasti ration card. If you have four members in familly you will get 20 kilograms grains. These type of ration card can apply anyone.
How to Apply for Ration card ?
You can apply with both Online & Offline method. for Offline you have to download form or will get the form in market, You just need to fill the form and submit.
Here we are going to teach you how to apply ration card with online method. We are going to tell you Step by Step you can follow it.
First Step: Go to the google and type NFSA. NFSA full form is National Food Security Act. IT is a Govt India website.
Second Step: click where cursor is pointing. Cursor is pointing on nsfa.gov.in link
Third Step: Now NFSA website has opened. Go the the Top Right side. You will see now Sign in/Register link. Click on that link
Fourth Step: You will see now this interface. If you are first user then click on New User Registration link but if you are already Registered then you should type your User ID, Password and Captcha.
By chance you are Forgot your password then you can recover it on clicking Forgot your password button then you will be sent OTP (one time password) to your Mobile Phone. From that you can recover your password.
Fifth Step: Now Registration Form has opened. You Should now Fill the form step by step. Firstly you should fill here Your name (User name), Mothers name, Fathers name, Date of birth, Gender, Nationality, Mobile number, Email ID, Aadhar card ID, Office Address (State name, district name, Village/town, Tahsil )
In office details there are two options 1. Central Ministry & 2. State Govt/ Departments. If you are wish to register under Central ministry then tick on Central in the other hand you should tick on State govt.
Sixth Step: After filling the form, you will get this type of Interface. you should tick on I agree button, Login ID and Captcha Button. After completing all these you just need to press the Save button.
Final Step: After saving, This type of popup will open. There is two options Cancel and Ok. Click on OK Button, after clicking on OK you will be sent OTP on your Registered mobile phone. You should put your OTP within 164 seconds and Submit OTP button. Now your Registration has been successfully submitted. You will recieve confirmation mail.
- You should be Indian Citizen
- You should not have other ration card
Any one document out of it
- Aadhar Card.
- Bank passbook.
- Electricity bill
- Driving license
- Water bill
- Any government issued ID
- Applicants Passport size photo.
Ration Card Online Avaiable by State
To apply for New Ration Card. You can apply from all State & UT. For example Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Madhya Pradesh, Gujrat, Rajasthan, Punjab, Delhi, Jharkhand, chhattisgarh, West bengal, Tamil Nadu, Assam etc etc. To apply Online you can visit www.nfsa.gov.in
Ration cards Offline Form download
Offline Application form download ( Gramin/ Rural Area )
Offline Application form download ( Nagar/ Town Area )
Pravasi labour form
Q. What is the official Website for applying Ration Card ?
Q. What is the Full Form of NFSA ?
National Food Security Act
Q. How to create a new ration card ?
Go to the official website www.nfsa.gov.in. Apply for new Registration
Q. How can you track your Ration Card Application Status ?
Log In the official website www.nfsa.gov.in. You can check your ration card application