What is a Ration Card and why is it Needed?
A Ration Card is very useful document for Indian citizens. It has also become an
important tool of identification when applying for other documents like Domicile
Certificate, for inclusion of your name in the Electoral Rolls, etc..A.
How do I get a new ration card?
You may obtain application form (form no.D)for making of new ration card from
any circle office/E-Disha center.You may download
(Clicking here for form no.D )
and present the duly filled in hard copy at your Circle office / E-Disha Centre
located in district on any working day between 9:00 to 1:00 pm.
Click Here for the address of your circle office.
- Two copies of group photographs of family.
- Form and photograph on the form duly attested.
Form attested by the
officer of the department if a person on Government employee.
In case of
non-government employee the Circle FSO conduct spot inquiries by recording
statement of two independent witnesses in neighborhood.
The applicant should put up his/her application to circle FSO / e-Disha center
where the applicant permanently resides, on any working day, and obtaining an
Acknowledgement Receipt for the same. The applicant is also given expected
delivery date for his/her certificate, which is printed on the Receipt.
Applicant will receive the Ration Card from the Receipt Counter OR though
Courier or Speed Post as per his/her requirement.
If delivery through Courier or Speed Post then extra Fee
Expected Delivery Period – 15 working days
Note: The above fee will be collected by the Concerned Official / e-Disha center
at the time of receiving application.