Ration Card Online- Maharashtra
Detailed Information regarding issuing of Ration Card in Maharashtra | Application Form | Update Ration Card in Maharashtra | Correction/ Change in Name, Address – The government of Maharashtra has provided online facility for the citizens of Maharashtra. By the online facility in Maharashtra, people can apply online for Ration Card related issues in the state.
Department Details for Ration Card in Maharasthra-
Department Name– Food, Civil Supplies and Consumer Protection Department
Address- Dargah Rd, Javinda Corner, Devanagari, Shahnoorwadi, Aurangabad, Maharashtra 431005
Phone No.- 0240 233 4310
Official Website URL– http://mahafood.gov.in/
Maharashtra Government issue 3 different cards to different people so called Tricolour Ration Cards Scheme. Under it three types of cards- Yellow card, Saffron Ration Cards and White Ration Card have been allotted to the citizens.
Main Cities in Maharashtra offer Online Ration Card-
Mumbai, Pune, Nagpur, Thane, Pimpri and Chinchwad, Nashik, Kalyan and Dombivali, Vasai Virar, Aurangabad, Navi Mumbai, Solapur, Mira and Bhayander, Bhiwandi, Amravati, Nanded Waghala, Kolapur, Ulhasnagar, Sangli Miraj Kupwad, Malegaon and Jalgaon.
A. Yellow Ration Card-
Families earning total annual income upto Rs.15000/- are considered under yellow ration card. Along this some other conditions are also applied-
Any member of the family should not be a Doctor or lawyer or Chartered Accountant or Architect. None of the member should be a professionals tax payer, a sales tax payer, or income tax payer or eligible to it. Family should not have four wheeler vehicle and residential telephone and none of the member should hold 2 hectare rain fed or one hectare semi-irrigated or 1/2 hectare irrigated (double in drought prone talukas) land.
B. BPL Ration Card-
Government of Maharashtra has decided to allot the Below Poverty Line (BPL) Ration Card to the all Vidi workers, all members of the Pradhi & Kolhati Community, abandoned women and all non working cloth mills, cotton mills and sugar factories workers.
Families benificiated under the Antyodaya Anna Yojana are selected from the BPL families on following basis- Households by Widows, terminally ill persons, disabled persons and persons who have attained the age of 60 years or more and lacking the means of subsistence, tribal households, priority is also given to the HIV/AIDS affected persons.
C. Saffron Ration Card-
Families having total annual income exceeding 15000 but less than 1 lakh are covered under this scheme and are provided with the saffron coloured card. These families should not possess four hectare or more irrigated land and none of the members in the family should have four wheeler mechanical vehicle (except taxi- driver).
D. White Ration Card-
Families whose total annual income is equal to or exceeds Rs. 1 Lac and any member of the family possess the four wheeler mechanical or the family aggregate holding the irrigated land more than 4 hectare are issued with the White Ration Card.
For Total Number of the Ration Card holders under Tricolour Ration Card scheme; District wise classification and Number of Ration cardholders and District wise Ration cardholders details visit this link- http://mahafood.gov.in/website/english/PDS4.aspx
Details of cancelled ration card in 3 special drive launched by the Maharashtra Government.
Download Form No. 1 -Application for the New Ration Card-
Download Form No. 8- Application form the addition of the name of the family member-
Download Form No. 9- Application form for the deletion of the name of the family member-
Download Form No. 14- Change in the Ration Card-
Download Form No. 15- Application for the Duplicate Ration Card–
Along with the form, Court fee stamp of Rs. 2/- have to be affixed as fee. District wise Report on Category wise Number of Ration Card and Citizen Charter can be downloaded from official URL.