Apply for Ration Card in Jharkhand

Apply for Ration Card in Jharkhand

Ration card is not a document to get food grains but also gives various kinds of social facilities and government services. The food and civil supplies department of Jharkhand state start the survey to provide the ration cards for eligible families. We already know that the Ration card is compulsory to avail of facilities provided by the Food distribution system. This article provides information about Ration card details in Jharkhand state

Types of Jharkhand Ration Cards:

  • APL (Above poverty line) cards: This APL card is issued for the people who are living above the poverty line
  • BPL (Below poverty line) cards: These cards are issued for the poor families living in rural and urban slums
  • AAY (Antyodaya Anna Yojana) cards: These cards are issued to poor families living in urban and rural areas
  • Annapurna Cards: These cards are issued to people who have none to support and not getting the old-age pension at the age of 65

Required Documents for Jharkhand Ration Cards

  • Submit the certificate as issued by Panchayat Pradhan, Tax collector, Halka Karmchari, Nigam Parsad
  • Current household tax receipt of Nagar Nigam
  • Rent receipt of land and the Khatian
  • Residence certificate
  • You need to submit any two following:
  • Bank passbook
  • Driving license
  • PAN card
  • Landline Telephone Bill
  • Electricity Bill
  • Voter ID card

How To Apply for New Ration Card in Jharkhand:

  • You can download the Application Form 2 for new ration card through the official website or collect the form from Block level supply officer or subdivision officer
  • Fill the Application form completely and submit the ration card application form along with required documents to Block level supply officers for rural and District level supply officer for urban areas
  • Collect a receipt for successful submission of form along with the date

Note: There is no application fee to submit along with the application form. Applicants will submit the form from 10:00 AM to 05:00 PM in any working day

A Process To Search Ration Card in Jharkhand Through Online:

  • Click on this link
  • Select the District and Block from given drop-down list
  • Select an option Village / Ward
  • If in case you can select name then select the respective village name or for dealers search and select dealer name
  • Select the card type like PH or AAY
  • Finally, click on submit button then you will get ration card list on the screen

How To Check Ration Card Application Status in Jharkhand:

  • Visit the Jharkhand official website
  • Click on the link check status of ration card application form
  • Fill all the details like ration card number which you will get in acknowledgment slip
  • Click on submit button then application status will display on the screen

Time Frame for Ration Card in Jharkhand:

  • 15 days: For new Ration card
  • One month: Change in the Fair price shop
  • 15 days: Adding names, deletion names, Surrender of ration card or issuing surrender certificate
  • One month in submitting supportive document: Changing address in the card which is within the same circle

Ration Card Department Details in Jharkhand:

Address: Food and civil supplies Government of Jharkhand, Project Bhawan Mantralaya Dhurva, 4th Floor, Ranchi 834004

Official website:

Phone number: 0651 2400960

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