Karnataka Ahara Ration Card | Check Status & Print (ahara.kar.nic.in)


Ahara 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 New Ahara Karnataka Ration Card Online | ahara.kar.nic.in

In order to get a ration card in Karnataka also called ahara ration card, you need to be a resident of the state.

To apply you will have to fill up an application form which is available on the official web portal.

First of all, visit the official website ahara.kar.nic.in and download application form for ration card in prescribed format or get it from the office of Department of Civil Supplies and Consumer Affairs.

karnataka ration card apply @ ahara.kar.nic.in
karnataka ration card apply @ ahara.kar.nic.in

Fill in the application form with correct details and attach the required documents and submit the application form to the nearest Ahara Ration Card office. Your application will be verified by an official. In case of successful verification i.e. provided details are correct, your ration card will be send to your residential address.

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.

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.


  1. Ration Card application number is 208248041. I have not recieved my ration card till now, applied for ration card on 3 march 2017.

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  2. I have a APL ration card..since two years my and my spouse’s finger prints/ biometric are not accepted by the system..So we both updated our biometric through Aadhar centres but inspite of this and lapse of a month,the biometric are still not accepted..so what is the fate of our ration card and Aadhar cards?


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