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Apply for Ration Card in Punjab

Punjab Government and Department of Civil & Food Supplies are attracted applications from the state-citizen who doesn’t possess ration card from the family members. Citizens who want to apply for a new ration card can apply online or they can fill up the application form and submit to the concerned office in Punjab.

The Punjab government will issue 3 types of ration cards accordingly based on annual income. The 3 types of ration card is BPL, APL, and AAY.

You can apply for Punjab Ration Card with 2 modes – offline & online

Process of applying Punjab Ration Card – online   

  1. Go to the official state portal on Punjab and click on the Login.
  2. If you were already existing member then login with your username and password or if you are new user click on “New User” link
  3. After clicking the new user you need to fill up all your profiles.
  4. Now click on “Fresh Application “link on the left side of the menu
  5. The next page will be appearing with the list of Department wise service. Here you need to select which you want to apply and click on “Apply”.
  6. You will get a fresh Application Screen; here go to the Alternative 2 (online Form application) and click on “click here to fill the new application form online”
  7. Fill up the form correctly and click on submit.
  8. To submit the documents click on “View saved application” and select the “Upload supporting documents” button and upload all required documents.

Process of applying Punjab Ration Card – offline

To fill the ration card offline follow the below instruction:

  1. Go to the Punjab state portal click on the Citizen login Link
  2. If you are already registered member then log in with your username and password or if you are new users click on the “New User” link.
  3. After clicking on the new user you need to fill up all your profile.
  4. Now click on “Fresh Application “link on the left side of the menu
  5. The next page will be appearing with the list of Department wise service. Here you need to select which you want to apply and click on “Apply”.
  6. You will get a fresh Application Screen; here go to the Alternative 1 (offline Form application) and click on the concerned form to download the e- form.
  7. Fill up the e-form correctly in offline mode without any internet connection
  8. After filling the form login to the portal on Fresh application screen, select the Alternative 1 section and click on “ click here to upload the filled form “ link
  9. Finally, click on the “Add” button

Documents for Punjab ration card:

  1. Current address proof
  2. Birth certificate
  3. Income caste certificate
  4. Old ration card copy
  5. 2 family photographs
  6. Passport or pan card
  7. Electricity bill
  8. Water bill

Ration Card Departments details in Punjab:


Department of Food & Civil Supplies, Consumer Affairs, Jandiala Road, Focal Point, Tarn Taran, Punjab 143401

Principal Security-

Secretary to Government, Department of Food Supplies & Consumer Affairs, Punjab, Udyog Bhawan, 5th – 6th floor, 18 Himalaya Marg, Sector 17, Chandigarh

Contact no: 0172-2704717

Director: Department of Food Supplies & Consumer Affairs, Sector – 17, Jeevandeep Building, Chandigarh.

Contact number: 0172-2702012.

Apply for Ration Card in Puducherry

The Puducherry civil supplies department was started on 1964 which works under the Administrative control of secretary which has essential features of a secretariat group and the Directorate of civil supplies and the branch office in 3 regions called karaikal, Mahe, and Yanam. The government formed the act called Consumer Protection Act 1986 which performance to protect the interest of the consumers and this U.T has formed the rules namely Puducherry Consumer Protection Rules 1987 as per consumer protection Act 1986. later it formed a separate department to protect consumer rights which were named as Department of Civil Supplies & Consumer Affairs in 1999.

You can apply for punucherry Ration card through offline and online as follows

Eligibility to Apply for Ration Card in Puducherry

For Duplicate Ration Card: if your ration card is lost, illegible or spoil the applicant needs to get a certificate from concerned FPS and submit it to the ration card office to have the duplicate card.

For person who having no ration card: if person want to have new ration card the applicant need to provide certificate from concerned authority writing that person doesn’t exist with ration card and a proof of residence and surrender and deletion certificate should be attached alo9ng with the application

The inclusion of name in the ration card after marriage: in an applicant wants to include the name in ration card they need to attach deletion certificate from the previous place of residency along with the inclusion member application from.

The applicant who has a ration card in the previous place:

if an applicant is transformed from one place to another by the government. Then they need to provide a deletion certificate from a previous place with concerned authorities where the person use to reside. This should be attached to the application form.

How to Add a baby name in Puducherry ration:

In this case, the applicant needs to provide the birth certificate of the baby along with the existing ration card and it should be attached to the member’s application form

Process of applying for Ration card in Puducherry – Offline:

The applicant can download the application form Download Form option which can be seen at the end of each and every form. You can fill the form offline by saving in the desktop. After filling the form upload it by using the option Upload EForm. You can also attach the required documents as mentioned.

Filling the ration card form through Printable:

The applicant can download the printable form from the option Print PDF Form it is displayed on each form. Take a print of the form after filling and submit it in the concerns department.

After submitting the form the acknowledgment slip will be given which displays your application number and date of collecting your ration card.

Your new card will be given after the verification of documents.

Process of applying for Puducherry ration card through online

If the applicant wants to apply for a ration card online they need to provide a caste certificate withe form dually signed with the following instructions.

  1. Initially go to the official website here click on Services and Forms on the portal.
  2. Now select the Revenue department it will list you all the services which are under this department select appropriate link as per the method of submission.
  3. After submission applicant will get an acknowledgment with the unique number.
  4. With this number, you can track your application status.
  5. After getting the status the applicant should visit the concerned ration card office with all certificates.

Documents Required to Apply Ration Card in  Puducherry:

  • Residence proof
  • Passport size photo
  • If an applicant is submitting online the file size should be Max 2MB.

Time period for ration card: 15 days

Puducherry Ration Card Department Details:

Department of Civil Supplies and Consumer Affairs,

Industrial Estate road,

Thattanchavadi, Puducherry – 605008.

Contact Number: 0413-2251691, 2253345


Apply for Ration Card in Madhya Pradesh

The Madhya Pradesh government had launched many online facilities on ration cards for its citizens. Now they can apply there Ration card online and they can find related issues on ration card online.

Ration card in Madhya Pradesh is supplied by the Food and civil supplies department. Ration card is very important to document for every citizen. Fake ration card is strictly prohibited by the state government.

They issued 52 lakhs 98 thousand ration card still now in Madhya Pradesh there different rations like BPL, APL, and AAY. The APL (Above Poverty Level) ration card will be issued under regular basis.  The APL and BPL card will be issued by the authority of state government under the public service Guarantee Act. The processing time is fixed by Madhya Pradesh FCSD.

Madhya Pradesh currently functions 21 thousand and 464 fair price shops in all states. Where 4067 FPS launched in towns and 17397 were launched in rural areas. This fair shop in Madhya Pradesh will be allocated under the Public Distribution System (PDSC)

Madhya Pradesh ration card application process

  1. Get the required application form the website or you can get the form from the Jan Seva Kendra of Madhya Pradesh in the concerned state.
  2. Fill up the form with all the details like address, name, annual income and declaration form.
  3. After the fill, the form submits it to your nearest department office along with the documents.
  4. Take the acknowledgment card which gives the date of collecting your ration card.
  5. You can check the more information in the official website of MP Food dept
  6. The application fee will depend on the department

Documents required for the Madhya Pradesh Ration Card.

ID Proof: voter id or confirmation from a court for the head of the family.

Residence Proof: phone bill, passport copy, bank passbook copy or current tax receipt.

Madhya Pradesh Ration card Department Details:

Address: Department of Food, Civil Supplies, and consumer protection Bhawan,

1st floor, Area Hills, Bhopal (MP) – 462011

Phone No: 0755-2551466

Eligibility for New Ration Card in MP:

The citizen who belong to the economically weaker section

It can be eligible for a temporary or expired ration card.

Newly married couples in the state.

Apply for Ration Card in Lakshadweep

Ration card is a very necessary document for every person in every state. It helps you as a residence proof certificate which is distributed by a state government. Now you can get your ration card easily online.

Ration card service in Lakshadweep will be given by the food and civil supplies department. There different types of ration cards like A.A.V, A.P.L, and B.P.L. you need to fill up the application as per need at the time application. It will provide common and important commodities like rice, cereals, sugar, and oil with good quality and quantity.

Each state has a separate Ration card portal where you can get all the information within the time as per your need.

Ration Card Application process online – New:

To apply for a ration card in Lakshadweep just follow the below steps.

  1. Go to the website
  2. Here click on the Download option.
  3. After clicking on the download we will find “New ration Card “ under Forms options click on it
  4. Now I will get a new ration card. Just fill up all the details neatly and correctly.
  5. Attach the identity and address proof.
  6. You can also attach old ration card with the new form
  7. Submit the form to SDO/ ASDO.

Ration card Fee and time period for issuing  – Lakshadweep

The Application charges for the Lakshadweep ration card are RS. 3/-. It will take 2 days time for issuing the new ration card.

NOTE: the same form can be downloaded for Renewal, Corrections, temporary card, update duplicate.

Lakshadweep Ration Card Authorities and Eligibility:

Ration card Authority:

The Subdivision officer

Asset Sub-divisional Officer


This service can be availed by every householder of an island and also a special ration cards can be availed for the canteen, hospitals, and schools.

New Inclusion in Ration card – Lakshadweep:

You need to submit the certificate with the application for any inclusion on newborn babies in family or transfer from one place.

Require Documents for Lakshadweep ration Card:

  • Application form of ration card
  • Identity proof like driving license, pan card, passport, voter id card.
  • Address proof like electricity bill, water bill, telephone bill.
  • Passport size photo with all family members.
  • For Tenants: no objection letter from the house owner, bank statement copy of address as mentioned in the application form.

 Lakshadweep Ration card Department Details and helpline number:

Food and Civil Supplies Department in Lakshadweep:


The Director, Department of Food and Supplies & Consumer Affairs, U.T. of Lakshadweep, Kavaratti- 682555.

Secretary Office:

The secretary, Department of  Food and Supplies & Consumer Affairs, U.T. of Lakshadweep, Kavaratti- 682555.

Helpline Number – 1800-425-3186

Apply for Ration Card in Mizoram

The Mizoram Food & Civil Supply Department was started on 17th November 2004 later it was renamed as:” Food, Civil Supplies & Consumer Affairs Department”.

The applicant can apply for the ration card as per the rationing office in the prescribed form in the concerned area. The area will be under the control of the controller of rationing office. The District supply officer and the Tehsildar will take control at District and Tehsil levels.

Ration card application process – Mizoram

  1. Fill up the form in the prescribed format with all necessary details
  2. Attach all necessary document with the application
  3. Submit the form to the concern ration card area office
  4. After submission, you will get an acknowledgment card which as the issuing date of the card.
  5. Ration card will be issued under power with Rs. 10.

The ration card will be issued in the different color codes like Blue for APL, Yellow for BPL and Pink for AAY.

Documents for the Ration Card – Mizoram

  • Residential Proof-like bank passbook, electricity bill, driving licenses
  • Allotment letter towards the quarters which are issued by Govt. MHADA, CIDCO.
  • non-objection certificates from the house owners.
  • Date of Birth certificate.

Different types of Ration Card in Mizoram

  1. White ration Card: this ration card will be issued to Annapurna scheme families
  2. Pink Ration Card: this card will be issued for Antyodaya Anna Yojana families
  3. Sky Blue Ration Card: this card will be issued for Above poverty line families
  4. Yellow Ration Card: this card will be issued for Below poverty line families.

Mizoram Ration card Department Details:


Directorate of Food, Civil Supplies & Consumer Affairs, Treasury square, Venghlui, Aizawl – 796001

Contact No: 0389 – 2322872. Customer Help Line – 18002311792

Process of changes in the ration card – Mizoram

The following steps need to follow when you want any changes like addition or deletion of name in the ration card

  1. If you want to add the name in the existing ration card application need to be submitted and for deletion, the certificate should be provided to DCSO under authorities.
  2. In a case of migration, the applicant should have a migration certificate so that to add the name in the ration and get a new one.
  3. If applicate wants to add newborn baby then they need to submit the birth certificate.
  4. If a tech applicant wants to delete the name of a dead person from the ration card then they need to provide the death certificate.

This ends the process of Ration Card – Mizoram