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Ration Card being millions of Indian resident’s requirement. Some apply for ration card for its supply of food commodities and some apply for new ration card for an identification proof. There are different types of ration card provided by the state government for every family depending on their income source. People have many questions as how to apply for new ration card. So for that one needs to know which category they fall to apply for new ration card ie above poverty line (apl), below poverty line (bpl), Antyodaya families (aay). Once that is decided one has to follow a few steps to know how to apply for  new ration card.

How To Apply For New Ration Card :

  1. To apply for new ration card the applicant has to go to the nearest rationing circle office.
  2. Take the form no 1 to apply for ration card
  3. Fill in the information required along with three passport size photos of the head of the family duly attested by the gazette officer.
  4. Provide an address proof or a NOC from the landlord in case of tenant.
  5. One has to also provide income proof to apply for  ration card.
  6. Also give a certificate of surrender / deletion that mentions that the applicant doesn’t hold a ration card and requires one.
  7. Applicant needs to pay 50 paisa to one rupee depending on the processing fee charged to apply for ration card.
  8. To add a name one has to provide the birth certificate/ deletion form in case of marriage.
  9. Deletion in the name of any family member is done on the same day.

People who don’t know and think how to apply for new ration card online they can visit (http://india.gov.in/howdo/service_detail.php?service=7) and download the form no 1 to apply for new ration card.

And for applicants who are in hurry and don’t know how to apply for new ration card as soon as possible they can apply for ration card in the tatkal scheme. Where under this scheme the applicant can apply for new ration card by depositing rupees 100/- as a processing fee and receive it in 2 days thereafter.

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