How to apply for smart ration card in Kerala ?

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smart ration card in Kerala : In this age of going through the digital revolution, most government services are made available online. In addition, the government offers a number of services in the form of cards. The Government of Kerala is converting ration cards into smart cards from November 1st. Its official inauguration took place on November 2nd by the government. Here we Understand exactly how everyone can get a smart ration card and what they need?

How to apply for a smart ration card?

How to change ration card to smart card

By altering the size of ATM cards, the Kerala government implemented a plan to convert ration cards into Smart Cards. These ration cards can also be used as identification cards. The first phase of this ration card distribution started on November 1, 2021. The owner’s photo, barcode, and QR code appear on the front of the ration card, and the back contains information such as monthly income, the number of ration stores, and if the residence has an electric or LPG gas connection, among other things. For turning their ration card into a Smart Card, citizens must pay a service fee of Rs 25.

The service cost will be reduced for the priority category. All cardholders can apply for this card either in person at the taluk supply office or online at the civil supplies department’s webpage. If the card is approved by a taluk supply officer or a city ration officer, it will be sent to the applicant’s login page.

To apply for a smart ration card, you need to open the official website of the Civil Supply Corporation. Then select the Citizen login option. Then you will get two options called Akshaya or Citizen. Select the Citizen login option and select the Create Account option given below. After entering your Aadhaar number and ration card number, click on the I Agree on button and then the validate button below. When giving the Aadhaar card number, it is sufficient to provide the Aadhaar number of any person to whom the ration card is linked. Type the captcha given by the form as well and click on the submit button.

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Then you can create an account by entering the user login id, password, and your name and email id. The message ‘Registration Completed’ is now available.

Again you can select the Citizen login option and create an account and open an account with your login id and password. There are two things to keep in mind before making a ration card smart. Select the Aadhaar entry option and check if the Aadhaar card of all the persons given in the ration card is linked to the ration card. Then check that the surname and other details given on the ration card in English.

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For those who have not completed the English data, select the English entry option and type the given last name, phone number, and place in Malayalam in the English field. When you click on the Record Details option given below, you will see the message ‘Record saved successfully’. Click the Submit button below. Once again you will get the message ‘Submit record Successfully’ . Click the Ok button. Now the record can be seen as Approved Successful.

You can then select the option you want by selecting the Print option to pick up the smart‌ card or the standard ration card. If you choose this card, you will receive a card password with the phone number entered. Clicking on the ok button brings up a PDF file. You can open the file and download the PDF with the password provided by your phone number. This way you can easily download and use your e ration card for free.

Ration Card Application Forms to Download- Ration Card Kerala

Different Types of Ration Cards

The Kerala government offers three different types of ration cards:

Antyodaya Anna Yojana cards: This card is for the state’s economically disadvantaged people.
Priority cards – Offered to those who fall under the BPL category.
The non-priority cards-This card is for the APL category

Kerala Ration Card Types

Kerala ration cards spot four different colors. Types of ration cards in Kerala are tabulated below:

Ration Card Colour Beneficiaries Subsidy On Foods and Commodities
  • Yellow Card
Most economically backward section of society.

Antyodaya Anna Yojana Beneficiaries

35 kg of Food Grains completely free of cost

Rice – 28Kg

Wheat – 75 kg

  • Pink Card
Priority or

Below Poverty Line (BPL)

5 kg of Food Grains are completely free for each member of the family.

Rice – 4Kg

Wheat – 1Kg

  • Blue Card
Non – Priority subsidy or

Above Poverty Line (APL)

2 kg rice at Rs. 2 per kg per person
  • White Card
Non – Priority Rice – 8.90 Kg

Wheat – 6.70 Kg

Details Of Kerala Ration Card

Name Kerala Ration Card
Launched by Kerala government
Beneficiaries Kerala residents
Objective Providing ration cards
Official Website https://civilsupplieskerala.gov.in/

Criteria for Eligibility

To apply for a Kerala ration card, you must meet the following eligibility requirements:

The applicant must be a citizen of India.
An applicant must be a legal and permanent resident of Kerala.
There must be no additional ration cards on the applicant’s person.

Documents Required

To apply for a ration card, you’ll need the following documents:

  • Passport
  • Bank Passbook of the applicant
  • Electricity Bill
  • Latest Telephone/Mobile Phone
  • Voter ID card
  • Driving License
  • Any Photo Id Card Issued by the Government
  • Driving License
  • The applicant’s bill of rent agreement
  • Cancelled or old Ration card of the applicant

Ration Card Mobile App Ente Ration Card

Ente Ration Card is a project of the Kerala Government’s Civil Supplies Department. This app displays the names of members on a Ration Card, as well as the status of applications and monthly quotas.

Overall Features:

  • View full Ration card details, including card type, monthly allocation, and Application Status
  •  Description and other pertinent information.
  • Retrieve information on all members of the Ration Card
  •  Secured on-demand access to information
  • Information made available to the general public
  • Registered users can see all of the information on their Ration Card.
  • DOWNLOAD APP ( Click here )

FAQ:

Types Of Ration Card IN KERALA.

The state government of Kerala distributes three different types of ration cards to its citizens.

Antyodaya Anna Yojana cards: This card is for the state’s economically disadvantaged people.
Priority cards – Offered to those who fall under the BPL category.
The non-priority cards-This card is for the APL category

Documents Required for Ration Card Application

To apply for a ration card, you’ll need the following documents:

  • Passport
  • Bank Passbook of the applicant
  • Electricity Bill
  • Latest Telephone/Mobile Phone
  • Voter ID card
  • Driving License
  • Any Photo Id Card Issued by the Government
  • Driving License
  • The applicant’s bill of rent agreement
  • Canceled or old Ration card of the applicant

How can I apply for a ration card in Kerala?

You can apply both offline and online for ration cards in Kerala. For more info read this article

What are the available methods for applying for Ration Card in Kerala?

One can apply through

  • Akshaya Centers
  • nearest TSO or DSO centre

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