The government had announced to give free ration to the poor for the next 4 months i.e. till November. Through this scheme, about 80 crore people of the country will be given free ration facility. Under this, 5 kg food grains are being given to the poor in free 5Kg Ration.
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benefits of ration card
Let us tell you that apart from free and cheap ration through ration card, you get many other facilities. You can use this card as an address proof. Apart from this, it can be used like an identity card. Whether it is work related to bank or taking gas connection, you can use this card everywhere. Apart from making Voter ID card, it can also be used to make other necessary documents.
who can apply
Let us tell you that if your income is less than 27 thousand rupees, then you can apply for the poverty line ration card. According to the eligibility from the government, above poverty line (APL), below poverty line (BPL) card and Antyodaya ration card (AAY) can be made.
Apply online for Ration Card-
>> For this first go to the official website of your state.
>> If you are a resident of Uttar Pradesh then you can download the form by accessing https://fcs.up.gov.in/FoodPortal.aspx.
>> Apart from this, applicants from Bihar can apply by clicking on hindiyojana.in/apply-ration-card-bihar/ and Maharashtra applicants at mahafood.gov.in.
>> After this click on the link with Apply online for ration card.
>> Aadhar card, voter ID, passport, health card, driving license etc. can be given as ID proof to get ration card.
>> The application fee for ration card ranges from Rs.05 to Rs.45.
>> After filling the application, deposit the fee and submit the application.
>> After the field verification, if your application is found correct then your ration card will be generated.
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Which documents will be required-
Aadhar card, voter ID, passport, any ID card issued by the government, health card, driving license can be given as ID proof for making ration card. Apart from this, documents like PAN card, passport size photograph, income certificate, electricity bill, gas connection book, telephone bill, bank statement or passbook, rental agreement will also be required as proof of address.
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