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The Public Distribution System (PDS) in the nation encourages the supply of nourishment grains and circulation of fundamental products to a substantial number of needy individuals through a system of Fair Price Shops at a financed cost on a repeating premise. With a system of in excess of 51879 lakh Fair Price Shops guaranteeing to circulate yearly, products worth more than Rs 15,000 crore to around 30 crore families, the PDS in India is maybe the biggest appropriation system of its write on the planet.

Procedure for getting Ration Card and FAQ

Q: How to get new Ration Card?

Ans: (i) To get ration card for the first time, the consumer (card-holder) will apply in the prescribed form either in the office of District Food and Supplies Controller/Assistant Food & Supplies Officer/Inspector Food & Supplies in whose jurisdiction his residence falls.
(ii) He will submit one photo of passport size, of owner along with the application form.
(iii) The applicant (customer) will give an affidavit declaring that he has not got prepared any ration card anywhere in India earlier and name of the members of his family are included in any of the ration cards. He will also declare his permanent address. He will also disclose his place/places of residence during the last five years. He will also undertake that if any information is found false, he would be liable for action as specified in the rules/act. A copy of the affidavit is at Annexure-II.
(iv) The consumer will get a slip indicating the date as to when he should contact the concerned office. This will be normally two weeks after the date of submission of application form.
(v) The Sub-Inspector/Inspector will verify the particulars by physically visiting the residence of the applicant and making necessary enquiries and he will also consult voter list/census record while making recommendation. After considering the recommendation, the DFSC/AFSO will issue the ration card.
(vi) The ration card can be collected by the applicant from the office of District Food & Supplies Controller/Assistant Food and Supplies Officer/Inspector Food Supplies where he submitted his application.

Q: How to get ration card at new place or residence in lieu of old ration card?

Ans: (i) To get ration card at new place of residence in lieu of old ration card, the consumer (Card holder) will apply in the prescribed form either in the office of District Food & Supplies Controller/Assistant Food & Supplies officer/Inspector Food & Supplies in whose jurisdiction his residence falls.
(ii) He will submit one photo of passport size, of owner along with the application form.
(iii) The consumer will attach a surrender certificate from the authority of his old place of residence or old ration card with application form.
(iv) The consumer will get a slip indicating the date as to when he should contact the concerned office for collecting the ration card by paying the prescribed fee. This will be normally tow weeks after the date of submission of application form.
(v) The Sub-Inspector/Inspector will verify the particulars by physically visiting the residence of the applicant and making necessary enquiries. After considering the recommendation, the DFSC/AFSO will issue the ration card.
(vi) The ration card can be collected by the applicant from the office of District Food & Supplies Controller/Assistant Food & Supplies Officer/Inspector Food & Supplies where he submitted his application.

Q: How to get duplicate ration card?

Ans: (i) To get duplicate ration card, the consumer (card-holder) will apply in the prescribed form either in the office of District Food & Supplies Controller/Assistant Food & Supplies Officer/Inspector Food & Supplies in whose jurisdiction his residence falls.
(ii) He will submit one photo of passport size, of owner along with the application form.
(iii) The consumer will get the application form and to get it verified from the depot holder and submit the same in the office of DFSC/AFSO/IFS.
(iv) The consumer will get a slip indicating the date as to when he should contact the concerned office for collecting the ration card by paying the prescribed fee. This will be normally tow weeks after the date of submission of application form.
(v) The Sub-Inspector/Inspector will verify the particular by physically visiting the residence of the applicant and making necessary enquiries and he will also consult D IV register in office and record of Depot Holder. After considering the recommendation, the DFSC/AFSO will issue the ration card.
(vi) The ration card can be collected by the applicant from the office of District Food & Supplies Controller/Assistant Food & Supplies Officer/Inspector Food & Supplies where he submitted his application.

Q: How to get new member/members included in the ration card?

Ans: (i)To get new member/members included in the ration card, the consumer (Card Holder) will apply in the prescribed form either in the office of District Food & Supplies Controller/Assistant Food & Supplies Officer/Inspector Food & Supplies in whose jurisdiction his residence falls.
(ii) He will submit one photo of passport size, of owner along with the application form.
(iii) The applicant will apply in the prescribed form D-I along with birth certificate from the Registrar of Births and Death/Village chowkidar of the newly born child and in the case of marriage the applicant will submit a surrender certificate of his wife/daughter-in-law.
(iv) The consumer will get a slip indicating the date as to when he should contact the concerned office for collecting the ration card by paying the prescribed fee. This will be normally tow weeks after the date of submission of application form.
(v) The Sub-Inspector/Inspector will verify the particular by physically visiting the residence of the applicant and making necessary enquiries and he will also consult D IV register in office and record of Depot Holder. After considering the recommendation, the DFSC/AFSO will issue the ration card.
(vi) The ration card can be collected by the applicant from the office of District Food & Supplies Controller/Assistant Food & Supplies Officer/Inspector Food & Supplies where he submitted his application.

Q: How to get name of member/members deleted in case of death or division of family?

Ans: (i) To get name of member/members deleted in the case of death of division of family, the consumer (Card Holder) will apply in the prescribed form either in the office of District Food & Supplies Controller/Assistant Food & Supplies Officer/Inspector Food & Supplies in whose jurisdiction his residence falls.
(ii) He will submit one photo of passport size, of owner along with the application form.
(iii) The applicant will apply in the prescribed form D-I along with Death/village chowkidar and in the case of division of family, the applicant will get a surrender certificate and will submit the same to the concerned office for a new ration card.
(iv) The consumer will get a slip indicating the date as to when he should contact the concerned office for collecting the ration card by paying the prescribed fee. This will be normally tow weeks after the date of submission of application form.
(v) The Sub-Inspector/Inspector will verify the particular by physically visiting the residence of the applicant and making necessary enquiries and he will also consult D IV register in office and record of Depot Holder. After considering the recommendation, the DFSC/AFSO will issue the ration card.
(vi) The ration card can be collected by the applicant from the office of District Food & Supplies Controller/Assistant Food & Supplies Officer/Inspector Food & Supplies where he submitted his application.