The government, under the National Food Security Act, provides a ration card to citizens all over the country who are eligible to purchase food grains at a subsidised rate from the Public Distribution System. The ration card is issued by the Food, Civil Supplies and Consumer Affairs Department. A ration card is also used as a proof of identification for the people holding it.
The Jharkhand ration card aims to provide food and grain to the lower sections of the society and have them as beneficiaries to food security in the country. This document aims to provide information on the ration card in Jharkhand based on various aspects such as types, eligibility, documents required, etc.
To check the list of applicants who receive the ration card, they can do so by visiting the website and by following the procedure mentioned below.
|AAY||This ration card is given under the Antyodaya Yojana and for people who are weaker than other class of people financially.|
|PHH||These ration cards are given to the families who are a part of the Priority Household who live in the rural parts of the state.|
|NPHH||Non-Priority Households receive a different ration card as the families classified under this have a stable annual income. They are not given subsidised items.|
|White ration card||This is given to people who have an annual income of more than Rs.1 lakh.|
The applicant needs to submit the following documents to apply for an online or offline application for a ration card in Jharkhand:
You can apply for the ration card in Jharkhand through the website or offline methods. If you do not have access to the internet, you can submit application forms and the required documents at the centre.
However, application for a ration card can be done online as well. Here are the steps you need to follow to do so:
After you have submitted the application form to the DSO office with the required documents, you can check the status of your ration card online as well. To do so, you will need to follow the below-mentioned steps.
You can also make corrections to your ration card if any detail on the card is incorrect. To do so, here are the steps you can follow:
Note: Corrections in name cannot be made online and can only be done by visiting the concerned DSO officer nearest to you.
DSO offices are located all over the state of Jharkhand. To check the list of DSO offices, you can visit the official website at aahar.jharkhand.gov.in.
You can change the name on the ration card by visiting your nearest DSO office and filing a request to change the name on your ration card along with supporting documents.
There are 3 types of ration cards in the state of Jharkhand which include the PH Ration card, White ration card and the AAY card.
After your application is submitted and the documents are verified, it can take up to 15 days for the ration card to be sent to your registered residential address.
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