How to Apply Online for New Smart Ration Card?

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How to Apply Online for New Smart Ration Card?

Tamil Nadu government has started coverting ration card book into new electronic smart ration card since 2015. Now almost all of citizens in tamil nadu has smart card in tamilnadu. Unlike filling form to apply for new ration card is excluded and only online application for smart card in tamil nadu is accepted through the official website TNPDS.COM. Here is how the step to apply online for new smart ration card for family in tamil nadu?

  • Google “tnpds” to click search link “
  • From hereunder ‘Smart Card Application Services’ click link “Smart Card Application
  • Choose ‘New Smart Card Application’
  • Enter Name of the famil head (opting Mr. / Mrs. / Ms.), Father’s / Husband’s Name, Address Line 1, Address Line 2, Address Line 3
  • Then (if ready or capture one live) upload applicant or family head photo of jpeg, jpg, gif, png of file size under 10kb
  • Then select corresponding district, taluk, village
  • Type pincode, mobile number and landline number (if available) and email address
  • Simulataneously, correct the particulars generated in local tamil language
  • Now in the adding of details of family members key in the head of the family first
  • One by one write name, gender, date of birth, relationship, and action
  • Now adopt card options as no commodity card, rice card, sugar card, others
  • Choose proof of residence as aadhaar card, electricity bill, pass book, gas consumer card, property tax bill, passport, rent agreement, slum clearance board allotment letter, telephone bill, voter id
  • Browse to select and upload the any of the above documents of file size not exceeding 100kb in the formats mentioned above
  • Check details of gas connection (if available) enter the particulars
  • Finally, check mark the declaration stating “The above furnished particulars are true to my knowledge; If the particulars given by me are found either wrong or contrary to truth, I am aware that the smart family card issued to me shall be cancelled and action pursued against me under Essential Commodities Act (Act 10 of Central Act), 1955 and other rules enforced.”
  • Hit submit to proceed and generate acknowledgement slip

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