1.The person having no ration card: The eldest woman of a family who is a bonafide citizen of this country with annual family income of less than Rs 1,00,00.00 ( Rupees One lakh ) may apply for getting a new Ration Card under NFSA’13 provided the person fulfils all the criteria to be eligible as a beneficiary under NFSa’13. In absence of any adult female member, the eldest male person may apply for the same. In this case, the individual must produce a certificate from the Village Head/Gaon Panchayat President/Ward Commissioner/ Inspector, FCS&CA / Concerned Authority in writing that the person having no ration card. Such a certificate will normally be granted after the person files an affidavit to this effect to the issuing authority. This document is to be attached along with the ration card application form.
2. Duplicate Ration Card: In case the ration card is lost or become defaced, mutilated, illegible or otherwise rendered unless for no fault of the holder of the ration card, the competent authority can issue duplicate ration card after charging the appropriate fee.
3. The person having ration card at the previous place: This is applicable in the case of Government officials or other persons who are transferred from one place to another. In this case, the Surrender Certificate is required from the concerning FCS&CA authority of the place from where the person was residing previously . This document is to be attached along with the ration card application form.
4. After Marriage entry to be made in the ration card: In this case also deletion certificate is required from the previous place of residence, issued by FCS&CA authority. This document is to be attached along with ration card application form and ration card.
5. In case of birth of child: For the addition to be made in the ration card , the birth certificate of the child is required along with ration card in which the addition has to be made along with the application neatly handwritten or typed on a plain paper addressed to the FCS&CA authority.
The application for obtaining a ration card should be made to the FCS & CA authority of the District/Sub-Division(C)