new Delhi. In order to get ration at a lower rate to poor and middle class families, it is necessary to have a ration card. All the states are being connected through One Nation One Ration Crad to enable people to get food grains from any corner of the country. Since the lockdown, the scheme has also been linked to the poor welfare scheme, so that the needy can get free ration. This facility will be available to them by November. If you have not yet made a ration card, you can apply for it by following these procedures.
Documents required for ration card
Applications for ration cards can be made both offline and online. To apply on the digital platform, click on the government’s official website https://nfsa.gov.in/portal/apply_ration_card. Here you have to fill the form. Also, for ID proof, you can put a photocopy of any one of Aadhaar card, bank passbook, Voter I card, passport, any other ID issued by the government, health card, driving license etc. Apart from this, you will need a copy of documents like PAN card, passport size photo, income certificate, rental agreement.
5 to 45 rupees may be charged
There are different rules for making ration cards in every state. Somewhere they are made for free and some charges are charged for it. For example, if you make a ration card in Delhi, then you may have to pay 5 to 45 rupees. These fees are for ration cards made according to different categories. After all these processes are completed, the verification takes an average of 30 days. When you submit the form, you will get a slip or slip from the ration center. When the ration card is generated, you can take the card by showing these slips. However, in Bihar, the government has also issued a notification in connection with this. According to which instructions have been given to prepare the ration card within seven days and given to the applicant.
How to apply offline
If you want to make ration card offline, then you can take its form from Gram Panchayats. Fill the information provided in it. In this, fill the name of yourself and all the family members. Also, put a complete photo of the whole family. Keep in mind that the ration card will be made in the name of the head of the family. Apart from this, provide the mobile number and bank account information in the form. Also fill the affidavit. You can submit these forms in the Gram Panchayat office or the ration center selected by the government.