Ration Card is a legal document or card issued by Indian Government so that its citizen can obtain food at wartime or even there is an emergency. This system of ration card is started at the time of WORLD WAR II. In India it has a great importance as a part of PDS which stands for Public Distribution System. In this system food is provided to the citizen according to their economic and financial condition.
Similarly there is a term BPL which stands for BELOW POVERTY LINE. Before know about BPL one should know what is poverty? Poverty is a condition which covers the people who are extremely week in economic as well as financial. There is a distribution among the people according to their physical and financial condition. The people who are extreme poor who cannot afford basic need that is food, water and shelter falls below the poverty line and the people who can afford only the basic need or some time cannot are considered above the Below Poverty line.
Ration Card are of three types
Along with obtaining food, one can also use Ration Card as his or her Identity as it shows name, address and age.
Document required for Ration Card
In case of tenant:
One can get ration card at their home only by applying through online. Online is a time saving way to get any certificate or card at their home only. There are many sites which are in this service such as easy to get India. This site will help to know about the detail importance and procedure of getting ration card. You can simple go the web address and log in to get this card.
Downloadable Application Form Ration Card Application Form: CLICK HERE DOWNLOAD
Downloadable Application Form Removal of members: Form 2 CLICK HERE DOWNLOAD
Downloadable Application Form Other Changes in Ration card: Form 3 CLICK HERE DOWNLOAD