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AP EPDS Ration Card @epdsap.ap.gov.in

The AP EPDS Ration Cards plays a major role in day to day life and it is very important to acquire the ration cards because it provides many benefits that are introduced by the State Government such as for the poor families in getting rice, food grains kerosene, sugar, oil etc. The distribution of LPG through the fair price shop under the Public Distribution System at subsidized rates etc.

The AP Government has introduced new ways to access the AP EPDS ration cards from the official website of Civil supplies at epdsap.ap.gov.in

The Andhra Pradesh Electronic Public Distribution System is providing two types of AP EPDS Ration Cards:

  1. White Ration Cards- These cards are mainly allotted to those families who are under or below the Poverty Line (BPL)
  2. Pink Ration Cards- These Ration Cards are mainly allotted to those families who are above the Poverty Line (APL).

In this site, the individual can access many applications such as (Andhra Pradesh) AP EPDS Ration Card Application Status, Food Security Card Application Research and so on. The Andhra Pradesh Government has started issuing the Andra Pradesh EPDS Ration Card with the expectation to provide sustenance security to the people residing in the Andhra Pradesh.

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Apply For AP EPDS Ration Card Click Here
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These Ration Cards acts as a proof of identification as you will get the subsidy in the grains, sugar, rice and other daily used products. This is an essential proof of address which can be used and accepted in various platforms such as- Passport, RTO, joining school and colleges etc.

The Department of the Consumer Affairs, Food and Civil Supplies, Andhra Pradesh is introducing a real-time Status Check, Apply Online and Public Report to the People. As per the official website of (Andhra Pradesh) AP EPDS, there are a total of 29,980 Shops in various places in Andhra Pradesh. The total number of Ration Card Holders as on August 2017 is 14209657.

How to Apply for Ration Card in EPDS AP

Earlier applicants were required just to fill up an application form and you will get a ration card. This simple and easy procedure to acquire a EPDS AP (Andhra Pradesh)  Ration Card resulted in multiple duplicate ration cards.

Hence to deal with this situation and to weed out duplicate cards, Government came up with a more secured application format, they introduced two methods of application; Online and Offline.

Online Method to Apply for Ration Card in EPDS AP – epdsap.ap.gov.in

The Government of Andhra Pradesh (AP) have introduced the online method for the people who have access to the internet. The Government has initiated ‘MeeSeva’ which means ‘At your Service’ for the convenience of people. Under the MeeSeva civil supplies department, citizens are provided the option to get a new ration card, addition or deletion of a member in the ration card and other such updates, transfer of ration cards, etc.

Follow the below mention steps to apply for EPDS AP Ration Card online

  1. Visit the ‘MeeSeva’ (EPDS AP) portal ap.meeseva.gov.in/DeptPortal/UserInterface/LoginForm.aspx
  2. In case you are not registered on the MeeSeva portal, you must create a new account to get started
  3. To create an account, you have to provide name, username and password, email ID, gender, address, city and Aadhaar number and your account will be created
  4. Once you have successfully created your account, use your credentials to log in.
  5. You need to fill up the application form to acquire a new ration card
  6. You will also be required to provide details about your family members
  7. Attach the required documents and submit the form.
  8. After the submission, the site will provide you with a transaction number. You can keep the number which you may need later in future.

Offline Method to Apply for Ration Card in EPDS AP

The Government of AP provides offline methods for the people those who are not well versed with the internet.

To apply for ration card offline in EPDS AP

  1. Visit Rationing office to get an application form which will require a nominal fee of Rs. 5
  2. Fill in the details properly and provide all the correct information such as number of family members, etc. and attach all the required documents with the form
  3. Once you have submitted the form and attached all the documents, submit it to the nearest rationing office
  4. Now get a receipt of the form from the rationing office to complete the process.

How to Know AP EPDS Ration Card Status Online

This is the Step By Step Procedure to Know the Application Status of the AP EPDS Ration Card Online

  • Visit the Official webpage of the AP EPDSepdsap.ap.gov.in
  • Now scroll down, you will see four options available- Print Ration Card, Search Ration Card, Transaction History, and Application Search.
    AP EPDS Ration Card Status
    AP EPDS Ration Card Status
  • Then click on the Print Ration Card based on the Old RCNO or the Application Number.
  • You will get the Print Ration Card Number. Now enter a name of any person of the concerned family member and click on submit.
  • After the submission, a unique number is displayed. Select the number and paste it in the “Click here to search your Application Number” and submit.
  • You will get all the details regarding your AP EPDS Ration Card.

You can perform not only the Status Check but can also check the Transaction Details and Download a Duplicate Ration Card. All the task is performed in the official website of the AP EPDS all you have to do is just fill in the form with your Ration Card Number and Click on Search. Make sure that you enter all your details correctly.

AP EPDS Ration Card Status Using AP EPDS Android App

Ration Card Applicant can also check their Ration Card Status using the AP EPDS Official Android App.

  • First download and install the Official AP EPDS Mobile App from Google Play Store or Download it from here: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=nic.ap.epds&hl=en
  • After installing Open the Application, Various features of the App will be displayed.
    AP EPDS Mobile App
    AP EPDS Mobile App
  • Click on “Track Application” option available in the App.
    AP EPDS Mobile APP
    AP EPDS Mobile APP
  • On clicking a new screen will open asking for the “Ration Card Number“, enter the details and Submit.
    AP EPDS Mobile APP
    AP EPDS Mobile APP
  • If the Ration Card Number Entered is correct your Ration Card Status will be displayed on the Screen.

How to Update AP Ration Card Online

The following are the steps to apply for an AP EPDS Ration Card Correction:

  1. visit the official site of the AP EPDS Official website  epdsap.ap.gov.in/epdsAP/epds
  2. Now download the Andhra Pradesh Ration Card Application Form.
  3. Now fill in the required data and information of the applicant.
  4. Mention the correction data that is required to be changed in the Ration Card. This can be (Head of the Household Name, Date of Birth, House/Door Number, Colony name, Husband/Wife name, Occupation, Village/Ward, and District/Mandal etc.
  5. Enter the corrections requires in the Family Member details. (if any)
  6. Enter the document number.
  7. Give the applicant signature
  8. Finally, click on submit option after you have done with the form filling.

 How to Download Duplicate EPDS AP Ration Card

Poor, lower, middle-income families are highly dependent upon these cards. Thus if ever an individual loses his or her ration card, it is recommended to apply for a duplicate ration card as soon as possible so that the person or his or her family do not have to suffer in the coming months.The easiest way to apply for a duplicate ration card is by visiting the official website of AP EPDS. After applying for a duplicate ration card, you can take out a print out of the same by following the steps below:

  1. Go to the official website of AP EPDS or epdsap.ap.gov.in  .
  2. Enter your application number or the old ration card number.
  3. Select the option “Print ration card” and then enter your old ration card number.
  4. Now, click on the “print option”.
  5. After this, the screen will display the ration card and its information like family members details, district, village.
  6. You have two options, you can either take the print out and go to the MRO office and then apply for an original ration card or you can ask your nearest ration shopkeeper to provide you the original card.

If your ration card has an error or you want to update some information in the AP EPDS Ration Card, then please read this article detailing How to Update or Correct your Andhra Pradesh Ration Card.

How To Apply For New Kerala Ration Card | civilsupplieskerala.gov.in

Ration Card is an important document in India through which one can avail basic necessities like food grains and fuels at subsidized rates. It also works as an identity proof which helps in getting other government documents such as PAN (Permanent Account Number) card, act as a proof of address and an income proof.

The Civil Supplies Department of Kerala Government launched an online system for submission of application forms for new Ration Cards which will bring immense convenience to the people of Kerala.

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Types of Kerala Ration Cards

  • AAY
  • Priority
  • Non Priority Subsidy
  • Non Priority
Types of Ration Cards in Kerala @ Rupeenomics.com
Types of Ration Cards in Kerala

How to Apply for a Kerala Ration Card

Offline Method to apply for a Kerala Ration Card

There is still large number of people in our country who prefers to complete the procedure in person. For them the traditional method of application is still available.

  1. To begin with, visit TSO / DSO office to purchase an application form and for that you will have to pay a nominal amount of Rs. 5.
  2. Now fill the application form properly and visit the Taluk Supply Office with the filled up form and your Old Ration card.
  3. And provide the documents such as residential certificate issued by LSG office (Panchayat, Municipality, and Corporation), Reduction / Surrender Certificate / non – renewable certificate from the TSO from where you belong previously, income certificate issued by village officer and declaration
  4. Verification will take place and upon the successful verification you will issued with your new ration card within 15 days.

Online Method to Apply for A Kerala Ration Card

Online procedures are the most convenient ways as one does not require visiting the designated office and waiting in long queue, one can simply apply for a ration card from the comfort of their home. To apply for a ration card in Kerala, all you need is a secured internet connection. To apply for a kerala ration card and register as an applicant in Kerala visit the official website of Kerala Civil Supplies and follow the below mentioned steps:

  1. In case you have a ration card and want to register into the website, you are required to enter the bar – code number, which you will find on the last page of your card.
  2. In case you don’t have a ration card you are required to fill up the user details and submit the registration form.
  3. Now on the page you are in, an activation link will be displayed. Click on the ‘Activate Account’ button to activate the account
  4. And login to the website using your user ID and password which you have provided at the time of the registration.
  5. Now if you don’t have a ration card, there will be three options available for you which are issue of new ration card, Non inclusion certificate and Non renewable certificate
  6. In case you have a ration card, thirteen functions would be displayed on your screen which are as follows:
    • Choose your required function and click on the “New Application Link
    • After clicking on the above mentioned option, fill up the form with correct date
    • Now upload the required documents in PDF format with size less than 250 kb in the application
    • Verify all the documents you have attached and also don’t forget to recheck all the information you have provided and take a printout of your application form which you have submitted for further proceedings and also keep a note of the application number and date which you will get once you have submitted the application form successfully
    • Now visit the Taluk Supply Office (TSO) along with your original documents, application printout, and the application fees including the cost of the ration card for verification purpose
    • You will receive a token number after accepting the application by TSO. Keep this token number for further follow up until you receive your Ration card.

How to Know Kerala Ration Card Details Online

If you want to check the details of your ration card you can do so online. Follow the below mentioned details to know Kerala Ration Card details online:

  1. To start with the procedure, you are required to log on to the Kerala State Civil Supplies Department’s official website www.civilsupplieskerala.gov.in
  2. Click on “Ration Card Details” on the home page and fill the necessary details and click on “Report” icon
  3. Now you will redirected to a new page and searches your details on the web page (Depending owner, ward, house number, address etc) and finally you will get ration card details online.

FAQs

How many types of ration Cards are there in India?

Ration cards are classified into various types keeping different section of the societies in mind. This classification also helps the deserving candidates to get the basic necessities at subsidized rates.

There are five types of ration cards, which are as follows:

  • APL (Above Poverty Line) Ration Card
  • BPL (Below Poverty Line) Ration Card
  • Antordaya Anna Yojana Card
  • Annapurna Anna Yojana Card
  • Nirashrit Antordaya Anna Yojana Card
What are the required documents to apply for a ration card in India?

There are different documents requirements depends on the type of the ration card:

APL Ration Card

  • A proof of address which can be your passport, voter ID, bank passbook, land registry copy, telephone bill, electric bill, or Aadhaar card
  • Birth Certificate and two copies of photograph of the head of the family

BPL Ration Card

In case a person is applying for a BPL ration card, the applicants are required to provide their BPL certificate and two copies of photographs of the head of the family

  • In case a person applies for Nirashrit Antordaya Anna Yojana Ration card, then the applicants are required to provide a proof of nirashrit (the bank pass book for getting the nirashrit pension) and two copies of photograph of the head of the family.

Also, to get a new ration card, an applicant is required to get a “No Objection Certificate” from their respective ration shop of his / her ward.

What are the methods available for applying for a ration card in Kerala?

Kerala government offers both online and offline method to apply for a ration card. The applicants can choose the application method by their own convenience. The online and offline methods are described in the article above.

What are the services provided by the Department of Civil Supplies, Government Kerala?

Under the Public Distribution System (PDS) in Kerala, the deserving candidates are provided with rice, wheat, levy sugar, and kerosene.

Karnataka Ahara Ration Card: Apply, Check Status & Print ahara.kar.nic.in

Ahara Karnataka Ration Cards are one of the most important documents as they not only help to get subsidized food grains and fuels but it also works as identity proof in order to get various other official documents provided by the government. In this article we provide complete information about Ahara Karnataka Ration Card.

Karnataka Government had made it very easy and simple to apply for a Ahara ration card. It only requires to first register as state’s resident followed by verification by the officials and your application will be further processed under various registration departments belonging to Karnataka state service.

According to reports Karnataka’s largest city Bangalore has the highest number of applicants for ration card.

Another type of ration card in Karnataka is Antodaya Anna Yojana which is issued to the poorest families from rural areas and urban slums.

There are various types of ration cards in Karnataka. For say, Green Cards and Yellow cards are given to rural households and urban slums i.e. BPL (Below Poverty Line) families.

On the contrary, Karnataka Government also provides “Honorary Ration Cards” which are meant for privileged families living in urban areas and does not require ration in subsidized rates. However, they are still provided with this card for the identification purpose as it still works as a valid identity proof in India.

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Karnataka Government constantly works towards weeding out unidentified card holes to avoid any misuse.

How To Apply For Karnataka Ration Card Online – ahara.kar.nic.in

There are various types of commodities available that are covered under the KPDS but mostly rice, sugar, kerosene are consumed by the people in Karnataka. The reason why getting these commodities from the Government is beneficial because the price at PDS depot is very less as compared to the marketplace. Any misuse or reselling these commodities is prohibited as per the Prevention of Food Adulteration Act Rules. So to apply for new Karnataka Ration Cards online follow the simple steps:

  1. Visit the official website of the Karnataka Public Distribution System (https://ahara.kar.nic.in/) and download the application form for Ration Cards in a prescribed format and get it from the Office of Department of Civil Supplies and Consumer Affairs.
  2. Fill in the application form and attach the required documents and get the passport photo attested by a Gazetted Officer.
  3. Finally, submit the application form in the nearest Karnataka Ration Card Office. Later, your application form will be enquired by the officials.
  4. After the submission of the documents, an acknowledgment slip is issued by the Officials. This slip can be used for the future use while checking the application status or while obtaining the Ration Card.
  5. If all the information provided is correct then the Ration Card will be sent to your given address.
karnataka ration card apply @ ahara.kar.nic.in
karnataka ration card apply @ ahara.kar.nic.in

Keep the below mentioned documents handy while applying for a Ahara ration card in Karnataka:

Please note that it is important to receive the acknowledgement slip as it is required while obtaining the ration card.

Ahara Ration Card Application Charges in Karnataka

To obtain a Ahara ration card it requires minimum charges for say, Rs. 5 to get a new Ahara ration card. You are required to pay Rs. 10 to acquire a BPL (Below Poverty Line) ration card and for APL (Above Poverty Line) ration card you have to pay Rs 45 to the concerned department. However, if you wish to receive a digital ration card, you will have to pay additional charges.

Check Ahara Karnataka Ration Card Application Status – ahara.kar.nic.in

It is important to track this important official document after applying. In order to keep a track of your ration card, you are required to visit the official web portal of Food, Civil Supplies & Consumer Affairs Department.

Once you visit the official site, Select your respective Area and enter the acknowledgement number/receipt number along with date and registered mobile number, click on the submit option, a new page will appear along with the result stating your Ahara Ration Card application status.

karanataka official website ahara.kar.nic.in check status
Ahara karanataka official website ahara.kar.nic.in check status

Under TPDS (Targeted Public Distribution System), various types of commodities like rice, wheat, sugar, kerosene etc are covered. It is beneficial for people because by showing this card price will be comparatively less from the marketplace and deserving candidates should apply for a ration card as it is extremely beneficial to them. Any kind of reselling or misuse of the commodity is prohibited as per Prevention of Food Adulteration Act Rules.

How To Download Karnataka Ration Card

Duplicate Ahara Karnataka Ration Card

To get a Duplicate Ahara Ration Card, the cardholder has to submit loss of ration card application along with an affidavit mentioning details related to it. A usual verification will be done by the officials. Issuance fee of duplicate ration card is Rs.15/- for BPL Cards, Rs.25/- for APL cards and Rs.45/- for computerized ration cards.

How To Update AP EPDS Ration Card Online – epdsap.ap.gov.in

When Andhra Pradesh Government introduced the AP EPDS Ration Cards, many people started applying for it. While applying for a Ration Card, they have come across many errors and mistakes in the card like errors or spelling mistakes in name, address, date of birth, gender, AP Ration card surname, family member name missing in the Ration Card, Photo missing etc. which is someway, not accepted. This can create a problem near future. Therefore, the Government of Andhra Pradesh and the Food and Civil Supplies Department have introduced the option to get their Ration Card updated.

The process of AP EPDS Ration Card Correction is very straightforward. In this article we are going to discuss about the procedure of how to correct/update your AP EPDS Ration Card and what are the documents required for it.

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How to Update AP Ration Card Online – epdsap.ap.gov.in

The following are the steps to apply for an AP EPDS Ration Card Correction:

  1. visit the official site of the AP EPDS Official website http://epdsap.ap.gov.in/epdsAP/epds
  2. Now download the Andhra Pradesh Ration Card Application Form.
  3. Now fill in the required data and information of the applicant.
  4. Mention the correction data that is required to be changed in the Ration Card. This can be (Head of the Household Name, Date of Birth, House/Door Number, Colony name, Husband/Wife name, Occupation, Village/Ward, and District/Mandal etc.
  5. Enter the corrections requires in the Family Member details. (if any)
  6. Enter the document number.
  7. Give the applicant signature
  8. Finally, click on submit option after you have done with the form filling.

Documents That Are Required for AP Ration Card Card Correction

The documents that are requires for the AP Ration Card Correction are as follows:

  • Bank Passbook
  • Certificate issued by the Educational Department.
  • Driving License
  • Employee ID Card.
  • Other Government Benefit proof documents.
  • Telephone Bill
  • Copy of the Ration Card.
  • Copy of the Electricity Bill
  • LPG Gas Connection Receipt
  • Date of Birth Certificate copy of Arogyasri Card
  • Municipal Tax Receipt
  • Passport
  • Transfer Orders
  • Copy of a Voter ID Card
  • Copy of a PAN Card
  • Rs 10/- Bond Affidavit which must be duly signed.

After you are done with the above given process, you can check the status of your Update / Correction request online. To know How to check the status of AP EPDS Ration Card Correction

How To Apply For New Bihar Ration Card | Bihar PDS Online sfc.bihar.gov.in

Ration Card is the oldest traditional document which is issued under an authority of the State Government, as per the Public Distribution System. The primary reason behind issuing ration card is to offer essentials such as food grains, fuels at a subsidized rate from fair price shops. To make sure that the deserving candidates gets the benefits they need, the state government issues distinctive Ration cards which are Above Poverty Line (APL), Below Poverty Line (BPL), and Antyodaya families.

Apart from that, a Ration card also works as a valid proof of identification at the time of applying for Domicile Certificate, Electoral rolls name inclusion etc. They are further divided into categories such as APL (Above Poverty Line), BPL (Below Poverty Line), Antyodaya etc. Temporary Ration Cards also issued to citizens in addition to the Permanent Ration Cards, which are valid only for few months.

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Types of Bihar Ration Cards (Bihar PDS)

There are three types of Bihar Ration Cards (Bihar PDS) such as:

  1. Above Poverty Line (APL)– This type of ration cards are issued to people who live above the line of poverty
  2. Below Poverty Line (BPL)– This type of cards are issued to people who live below the line of poverty
  3. Antyodaya Anna Yojana (AAY) Cards– AAY cards are provided to people who belongs to the economically weakest section of the societies

Eligibility Criterion for Issuance of New Bihar Ration Card (Bihar PDS)

If you wish to apply for a Bihar Ration Card (Bihar PDS), you are required to meet the following conditions:

  • The applicants must be the citizens of India
  • The applicants must be the resident of the particular region
  • No previous ration card should be held by the applicant

How to Apply for Bihar Ration Card at sfc.bihar.gov.in

To apply for a Bihar Ration Card, you can follow the below mentioned steps:

  1. Acquire the application form from Circle Office or the Office of the S.D.O
  2. You are required to keep passport – size photographs of the head of the family which should be attested by the MLA, MP, Municipal Councillor or a Gazetted Officer. Also provide residential address proof and the Certificate of Deletion or Surrender of your previous card
  3. The authorities will pay a visit for verification purpose to verify the documents and information you have provided. The statements of two neighbourhood witnesses will also be recorded
  4. Once you have provided all the documents and the verification process is done, it will take typically 15 days to get your Bihar Ration Card

Documents Required to Apply for a New Bihar Ration Card (Bihar PDS)

It is advisable to keep the following documents handy before applying for a Bihar Ration Card (Bihar PDS):

  • Residential proof of address
  • Passport size photograph of the head of the household which must be attested by the MLA, MP, Municipal Councillor or a Gazetted Officer.
  • Certificate of Deletion or Surrender of your previous card, if any. Spot inquiries would be conducted by the circle FSO, M.O. or S.I should you fail to submit a proof of residence. The statements of two neighbourhood witnesses would also be recorded.

you have applied, if you don’t receive your ration card within 15 days of the application, you can also track the status of your application by visiting the official PDS (Public Distribution System) website of Bihar PDS (sfc.bihar.gov.in).

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