The government is also offering One Nation One Ration Card in 32 states and union territories.
The Android-based mobile app ‘Mera Ration’ developed by the National Informatics Center (NIC) is currently available in Hindi and English.
App has been developed by NIC
The Android-based mobile app developed by the National Informatics Center (NIC) is currently available in Hindi and English. Gradually, it will be made available in 14 languages. Under the National Food Security Act (NFSA), the government supplies cheap food grains through PDS to more than 81 crore people at Rs 1-3 per kg. The government is also offering the ration card portability service ONORC i.e. One Nation One Ration Card in 32 states and union territories.
These people will get benefitAfter this offer, Food Secretary Sudhanshu Pandey said that the new mobile app is aimed at providing services related to ONORC among the beneficiaries of NFSA, especially migrant beneficiaries, fair price shop or ration shop dealers and other shareholders. To make it convenient.
Mera Ration mobile app launched today
At present 32 States/UTs are covered under One Nation One Ration Card and integration of remaining 4 States/UTs is expected to be completed in next few monthsRead more: https://t.co/NgQRe9C6zK pic.twitter.com/RK4dq8WAX0– PIB India (@PIB_India) March 12, 2021
He said that under the key features, migrant beneficiaries can enter their migration details through the mobile app. Migrant beneficiaries can register themselves before starting their journey and the system will automatically allocate foodgrains quotas. In addition, NFSA beneficiaries can identify the nearest fair price shop, they can easily know the eligibility details of their food grains. You can see the details of last six months transaction and Aadhaar seeding status.
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Significantly, the government supplies 5 kg subsidized food grains per month to every person through 5.4 lakh ration shops.