With the help of a ration card, the people who belong to the lower sections of the society are able to purchase food grains along with pulses at a subsidised rate. A ration card is a document which enables its holder to receive food at subsidised rates from the Public Distribution System. Apart from enabling its holders to receive food, the ration card also serves as a document for verification in the country as a proof of identification.
Providing food and grain to the lower sections of the society is the primary motive of holding a Telangana ration card. This article aims in informing people about the Telangana ration card, its types along with the eligibility criteria for application along with steps to apply for a ration card online.
People can check the Telangana ration card list depending on the village or the district by following the given procedure-
In the state of Telangana, there are majorly three types of ration cards which are given to people. They are:
Each of these cards is colour-coded depending on the section of the society they cater to. The Antyodaya Anna Yojana Cards are given to the section to the society who are financially weaker.
The eligibility criteria to apply for any of these ration cards are as follows:
The citizens who wish to apply for a Telangana ration card are required to submit a list of documents along with a duly filled application form available on the website. The documents which need to be submitted are:
To apply for a ration card in Telangana, the procedure involved is partially online and offline as well. The process of downloading the ration card must be done from the official website. Once done, the submission of the application form along with the required documents must be done at a MeeSeva centre.
For the application form, citizens can visit the nearest MeeSeva centre and avail the form or download the form online as well.
To download the application form online, here are the steps to be followed:
The steps to be followed in order to check the status of the ration card online are:
The processing time for the application and verification along with card issuance takes up to 30 days.
No, the application form for the ration card can only be downloaded from the website of the MeeSeva portal. However, the application form must be downloaded, filled and submitted to the nearest MeeSeva office.
The ration card in the state of Telangana is offered in three categories depending on various factors such as the income of the family, the number of members in the family, etc. The three categories of ration cards are AFSC, FSC and Antyodaya Anna Yojana Cards.
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