How to apply for ration card in Punjab?

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The concerned authority to conduct for ration card application process in punjab is Department of Food, Civil Supplies and Consumer Affairs, Punjab The official is responsible for issuing Ration Card documents like addition, deletion and transfer of members.

All the adults residing in the state of punjab is eligible for a ration card. Following are the terms and conditions to obtain family card in punjab along with endorsement for BPL and AAY ANTYODAYA ANNA YOJNA under the provisions of the Punjab Public Distribution System.

  • An application form attested by Sarpanch, Gazetted Officer
  • An application to be given to the DFSC.
  • An application should be submitted along with the surrender/ deletion certificate or the Birth Certificate.
  • Two specimen photographs to respective District Food and Supplies Controller endorsing below poverty line & A.A.Y. as prescribed by the government from time to time.

Currently, the list of subsidised foodgrains/ commodities are

  • Below Poverty Line – 35 kgs of wheat @ Rs.4.27 per kg, levy sugar @ Rs.6.25 per 500 gm per person per month
  • Antyodaya Anna Yojna – 35 kilograms of wheat @ Rs.2.00 per kg per family per month
  • Above Poverty Line – 35 kgs of wheat @ Rs.5.27 per kg per family per month.
  • Kerosene Oil for Rs.10.50 per litre at the scale of 8 litres for rural areas and 10 litres for urban areas to cardholders with no gas connection. 3 litres of kerosene for Cardholders with single cylinder gas connection.

Step by Step Method

  • The form can be received from the FSO, the Asst. Food & Supplies Officer and the Inspector Food & Supplies from the respective centres.
  • The form should be checked by the Sarpanch/ Panch/ Municipal Councillor/ any Gazetted Officer.
  • In a weeks’ time, the Ration Card is given to the applicant.
  • The verification is to be made by the AFSO/ Inspector Grade-I/ Inspector Grade II.

Department of Food, Civil Supplies & Consumer Affairs, Punjab
Anaj Bhawan, Sector 39 C,
Chandigarh 160 036. Punjab.
Phone 0172-2690103, 2690125

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