Ration Card Online- Chandigarh
Ration Card in Chandigarh | Application Form | Update/ Correction in Ration Card in Chandigarh | Change in Name, Address etc- The government of Chandigarh has provided online facility for the citizens of Chandigarh. By the online facility in Chandigarh, people can apply online for Ration Card related issues in the state.
Department Details for Ration Card in Chandigarh –
Department Name– Food & Supplies and Consumer Affairs, Chandigarh
Address- Department of Food & Supplies and Consumer Affairs, Near Municipal Corporation Building, Near Shivalik View, Sector 17, Chandigarh (UT)
Phone No.– 0172-2703956
E- Mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Official Website URL– http://chdfood.gov.in/
Who Can Apply for Ration Card in Chandigarh?
Any person residing or intended to reside permanently in Chandigarh and wants to get the ration card, can apply for the it. To Avail the benefit of TPDS( Targeted Public Distribution System) it is required to get the Ration Card under Above Poverty Line (APL), Below Poverty Line (BPL), Antyodaya Anna Yojana (AAY) categories. Cards under these categories are issued by holding the survey to verify the statements and declaration given by the applicant in the application form and the basis of classification under BPL & AAY families are fixed by the Government. Under TPDS many specified commodities are issued to the card holders at the fair price shops and at the discounted price . Manual Ration Card/ Smart Ration Card is issued to the permanently resident of the Chandigarh. Biometric Impressions are also taken at the time of receiving application.
Documents Required for Ration Card in Chandigarh-
- Prescribed application form duly filed and attested by the designated authority.
- Two colored family photographs, inclusive of head of the family.
- Surrender certificate.
- An affidavit in original duly attested by the Executive Magistrate/ Notary Public.
- Copy of election photo identity card verified from the electoral roll by the Election department, UT, Chandigarh or an Employer Certificate issued by a competent authority (in case of Govt. Employees).
- Registration deed of house in the name of HOF or allotment letter of house (in case of Govt. Employee).
Ration Card Fee in Chandigarh-
Amount of Rs. 1/- will be charged for the New MRC/SRC and Rs. 5/- will be charged for the duplicate MRC/SRC.
Ration Card Types in Chandigarh-
A. BPL Card-
On the fulfilling the conditions and Income Criteria specified by the Government application for the BPL card can be made. A yellow Form prescribed for the purpose is to be submitted along with the documents as provided in the procedure.
B. Above Poverty Line-
Above poverty Line Card is issued to the public within 10 days of the submission of the application. Surrender/ Deletion Certificate obtained from where the he has migrated to the Chandigarh and Two Family Group Photographs will also require with the application form.
C. Below Poverty Line-
Families whose income is less than 432.9/- per capita per month they are issued with the BPL Card. Detail of the family member, Two Passport Size group Family photographs, Affidavit as specified have to accompanied with the application form. For BPL Card applicant should not have Coloured Television, Refrigerator and Scooter etc. Yellow coloured card will issue to the applicants.
D. Antyodaya Card-
Under Antyodaya Scheme, poorest families from BPL families are identified. Antyodaya Card is allotted to the families who are earning less than 250/- per capita per month. Antyodaya card is of green colour. Senior Citizens are covered under this scheme. Condition of the not having Coloured Television, Refrigerator and Scooter like BPL Families also applicable to the Antyodaya families.
Issue of Duplicate Ration Card in Chandigarh-
Ration Card Application form should be duly filled & Attested by Gazatted Officer/ Public Notary and have two family group Photographs and copy of DDR showing the ration Card Number also.
Addition Of the Member Name-
For addition of the member, firstly application request by the applicant is necessary. Along with it, in case of the adult deletion/ surrender certificate obtained from the migrated place and for the children less than 5 years birth certificate and Teekaran Copy, Birth Certificate and Affidavit for the children aged more than 5 years is mandatory to be presented at the respective office. 2 passport size group family photographs should be affixed.
Deletion of the Member Name-
For deletion of the member’s name from the ration card, an application form and 2 photographs of the remaining member shall be submitted to the concerned authority.
Surrender of Ration Card in Chandigarh UT-
If applicant want to surrender the Ration card at Chandigarh, so he shall request for it to the concerned authority with the application form and original ration card.
# If a person is receiving specified commodities from the Navel/ Military/ Airforce Authority for himself or for the members of his family then in such case he is not entitled to get the ration card. He will be entitled to ration card if he produce a certificate from the unit stating that the person is not receiving any article from there.
# A person who is residing with the applicant’s family including servant, his name can also be included in the applicant’s ration card if he submits Surrender/ Deletion Certificate along with the application form.
Open the Link to know the List of the Ration Card Depots in Chandigarh -http://chdfood.gov.in/ListRation.aspx
Time Frame for Issue of Ration Card-
- New ration card (MRC/SRC) with requisite conditions- 12 Working days
- New ration card in case of migration from another state (with surrender certificate)- 12 Working days
- Duplicate ration card (MRC/SRC)- 7 working days
- Addition and deletion of names from ration cards- Same day with the required proofs or 5 days in case of verification
- Surrender Certificate and Change of the address within the jurisdiction of FPS- Same Day
Application Form Download-
Application Form for Issue of Ration Card for Below Poverty Line can be Downloaded from department’s website. Affidavit to be produced at the time of issue of the ration card under below poverty line can also be Downloaded from department’s website.