Procedure to Apply for Ration Card Online or Offline- You can apply for Ration Card by submitting an Application Form to your Circle/ Area Office of Food & Supply. The Application Form can be obtained from the same office free of cost.
The Ration Card Application can also be filled through Online where the facility is available.
How To Apply Online-
Ration Card application forms are being accepted through Online Mode by the various state governments. Simply go through the official website your State’s Food Supply Department. Find the Link of Ration Card Online Application and Submit the Application Form. You are also required to upload the family photo and ID/ Residence proofs on the same website. This way you can get your Ration Card at your home.
Apply Offline for Ration Card-
Ration Card is the necessary document for Indian citizens. The process for applying for Ration Card is not a hard job. You can simply go to your Local District Food & Supply Department/ Concerned Issuing Authority for applying for Ration Card.
Get Application Form for Ration Card/ or Download Ration Card Application Form (called D-1 Form in some states) from internet. Duly fill up the form and submit it to the Food Supply Department.
You will also have to submit two/three (vary from state to state) attested photos of passport size, of your family along with the Ration Card Application Form.
The applicant will have to give an affidavit declaring that he has not having another ration card anywhere in India, and he/ she has not added the name(s) of the members of his family in another ration cards. He has to declare his permanent address in the affidavit. The affidavit must also show that the applicant is living in the area from last five years.
The department will give a sip to the applicant/ consumer after submitting the application form.
You’ll receive your Ration with in 15 days of applying.
However you can also apply for Tatkal Service, if you want Ration Card urgently.
Procedure of Issuing Ration Card by Department-
After Submitting the Ration Card Application Form with necessary documents and photographs, the Inspector/ Sub-Inspector of Food & Supply Department/ concerned department will verify the particulars submitted by you.
The Inspector/ Sub Inspector can also visit your home physically to verify your address. He can also make some necessary inquiries as per rule.
The Food & Supply Department may also consult voter list/ census record while making recommendation for your Ration Card. After considering the recommendation, the department will issue your ration card.