Assam ration cards are recognized documents given by the Government of Assam to get benefits under Public Distribution System. There are about 3 kinds of Ration Cards namely Family Identity Cards, FIC
APL or Above Poverty Line
BPL or Below Poverty Line
AAY or Antodaya Anna Yojana
MMASY or Mukhya Mantrir Anna Suraksha Yojana card
After NFSA’13 implementation in the State now only two types of ration cards and are AAY Card and Priority Household Card
Eligibility for Ration Card in Assam
Assam New Ration Card – The oldest woman of a family who is also a bonafide citizen of this nation with annual family income under Rs. 1 Lakh may apply to avail a new Ration Card under. If there is no adult female member, then the eldest male person may too apply for the same. He shall present a certificate from the Village Head/ Gaon Panchayat President/ Ward Commissioner/ Inspector, FCS&CA / Concerned official in writing indicating the person posses no ration card.
Assam Duplicate Ration Card are issued at times the old ration card is lost / defaced / mutilated / illegible or useless for no fault of the holder of the ration card.
Assam Ration Card Transfer are given to the Government officials or other persons who keep transferring from one place to another often should submit the Surrender Certificate from the concerning FCS & CA authority.
Inclusion Due to Marriage is where the new entry is made after deleting old entry in the ration card. The spouse should produce the deletion / removal certificate from the previous place of residence, given by FCS&CA authority.
For any new member inclusion like child should give the birth certificate of the child along with ration card application.
The application can be submitted to the FCS & CA authority of the District/Sub-Division(C)
Documents Required for New Ration Card in Assam
family members particulars
birth record certificates of minor members
Voter List extract
Tax Pay / Land Revenue Pay receipt
Surrender certificate of Ration Card
Address proofs like PAN Card / Post Office Passbook / Municipal Holding receipt / Driving License / Bank Passbook / Electricity Bill / Telephone Bill
Documents for Assam Duplicate Ration Card
Police FIR report
Documents for Separate Ration Card
Surrender Certificate(s) in original
Parental Ration Cards in original
Certificate From VH / GPP / WC
No Objection Certificate by Head of Family of Parental Ration Card for inclusion of extra members
Proof of Date of Birth like Birth Certificate / matric Pass Certificate / declared