Ration Card Apply Online: Having a ration card not only ensures necessary food entitlement from the Public Distribution department, but it also ensures your citizenship with valid proof. Your ration card is one of the most coveted documents to prove one’s citizenship after Aadhaar Card and Voter ID. Proof of the ration card ID is issued and validated by the state government. After digitization taking centerstage, one can apply online for the ration card. But before applying for a ration card, one needs to check one’s eligibility.
Eligibility for ration card apply
Anyone who is a legal Indian citizen may only apply for the Ration Card. Under the law, children under the age of 18 (minors) are included in the ration card of their parents. A person can, however, apply for a separate Ration Card once they are over the age of 18. There are two types of ration cards — BPL and not BPL. So, one should ensure the type of ration card he or she is eligible for before applying for ration card.
Step by step guide for ration card apply online
For ration card apply online, one needs to take some google assistance in finding out the state website for online application of ration card. As it is validated and issued by the state government. For example in Bihar the link is hindiyojana.in/apply-ration-card-bihar/ while in Maharashtra the link would be mahafood.gov.in. After logging in at the concerned state website, one needs to fill one’s details, go to the Public Distribution System and upload the required documents in PDF format and click at apply.
Here is step by step guide on how to apply online for ration card:
1] Click at concerned state government website;
2] Scroll and click at Public Distribution System;
3] Upload required documents in PDF format;
4] Fill the form;
5] Scroll down and click at submit button;
6] Download PDF of the filled form and take print out of your e-coupon.
This e-coupon will used for checking status of your ration card application.