Rajasthan Ration Card
Rajasthan Ration Card
Rajasthan ration card is a multi-purpose legal document issued by the Rajasthan Food and Civil Supplies Department. One of the important benefits of a Rajasthan ration card is that it enables the holder to procure all subsidies provided by the Rajasthan Government. In this article, we look at the procedure for applying for a new ration card and procedure to correct a ration card in detail.
Benefits of Ration Card
The benefits of holding a Rajasthan ration card are given in detail below:
The Rajasthan ration card number can be linked to Aadhaar card, which in turn will be linked to a bank account, thus the ration card serves as a multi-purpose legal document that facilitates several important tasks.
Rajasthan Government provides a subsidy for essential food items and commodities for ration cardholders. The essential food items and commodities that the Public Distribution System authorities supply to the ration card holders at subsidised rates are listed below:
- Fortified Atta
- Levy Sugar
- Kerosene oil
Non- PDS items
- Localised wash salt
The ration card serves as the legal identity proof required by the Government of Rajasthan. This document serves as an authenticated identity or address proof for the entire family since it comprises of all family members details.
- Ration card needs to be produced as proof for buying a property in Rajasthan
- Ration card is an address proof while applying for bank loans, domicile certificate
- Passport and PAN application also take ration card as identity or address proof
Types of Rajasthan Ration Card
Rajasthan Government provides a ration card of a different colour to different categories of consumers (Family).
|Ration Card Type||Ration Card Colour||Eligible Families|
|APL Card (Above Poverty Line )||
Blue Ration Card for double gas cylinder holder
Green Ration card for single gas cylinder holder
|BPL Card (Below Poverty Line)||Dark Pink||Village Assembly, Municipal corporation and families chosen by the municipality|
|State BPL||Dark Green||Families identified as state BPL families by Gram Sabha or Municipality.|
|AAY Card (Antyodaya Anna Yojana)||Yellow||Village Assembly, Municipal corporation and AAY families chosen by the municipality|
Document Required for Apply Ration Card
The following documents are essential to submit for getting Rajasthan Ration Card:
- Passport size photograph
- Aadhaar card
- Domicile certificate
- Previous electricity bills
- Age proof – birth certificate
- Gas connection
- Bank passbook
- Caste certificate
- Income certificate
- Application form
Eligibility criteria to apply for new Rajasthan ration card is listed below:
- The applicant must not have a ration card
- Couples who recently got married in Rajasthan can apply
- Applicants in possession of temporary ration cards or cards that are past expiry can apply for a new ration card
The ration will be provided within 30 days from the date of submission of application.
Applying for Ration card through the e-Mitra centre
Procedure to apply for Rajasthan ration card through the e-Mitra centre is explained below:
Step 1: Applicant needs to provide an application for getting a new ration card in Rajasthan. Fill the following details in the form.
- Name and Address
- Details of family
- Gas connection details
- Income details
- Bank account information
APL Card ApplicationApplication Form APL
Application For BPL, State BPL and AAY CardApplication Form BPL
Step 2: Affix recent photograph in the application form.
Step 3: The application along with all required documents need to be submitted at the e-Mitra centre nearby.
Step 4: Get a receipt from the service centre, and once the application has been approved by the concerned authority, the applicant can collect ration card by giving the receipt number to the ration card office.
Applying for Ration Card through e-Mitra
Here is the step by step guide to apply for Ration card online through the e-Mitra portal:
Step 1: Visit the e-Mitra official webpage.
Step 2: Select login option from home bar. The page will redirect to the Rajasthan Single Sign-on (SSO) page.
New user Registration
Step 3: If the applicant is new to Rajasthan SSO web page, they need to click on the register button for registration. Provide the email id for registration. If they are a Government employee, provide email id given by the Government.
Step 4: Once login to the webpage, select the ration card application option from the menu. Provide all mandatory details for the application. Provision for uploading application form is also available in the portal.
Step 5: Save the entered details and upload all required documents.
Step 6: Apply by clicking on the submit button. The system will generate an acknowledgement slip.
Visit Ration Card Office with an Acknowledgement Slip
Step 7: Take a print out of this acknowledgement slip. Once the application has been approved, visit the regional ration card office near the location for obtaining ration card.
Status of Application
Applicants can check the status of application of Rajasthan Ration Card through Food and Civil Supplies Department official website. Select ration card application status in the important links lists in the right side of this page.
The applicant can check the status of the application by entering the ration card number or application form number.
Correction in Ration Card
To add a name in ration card or to make a correction, follow the procedure given below:
In addition to all documents listed above, an application form needs to be submitted to correct ration card.Application Correction
Paste the passport size photograph in the application form. In case of an address change, the applicant needs to mention very clearly about the reason for changing address. Provide personal details and enter the name of the new member whose name is to be added. In the case of name deletion, provide the person name in the appropriate column.
Application form along with all required documents need to be submitted at e-Mitra centre. Get the receipt from the service operator. Collect corrected ration card from the concerned ration card office.
View Ration Card Details
The applicant can view the ration card details in the official website of the Food and Civil Supplies Department. In the Important link section, select view details of ration card and ration distribution link.
In the new page, enter the details such as ration card number, name, father, mother, spouse name and address. Select the district from the drop-down menu and click on search for getting details of ration distribution.
Ration card Details and Ration Distribution will appear.
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