AP Ration Card 2021: In India every state issue their ration cards to the financially weaker and needy families. And that ration card is used for different official things and most importantly for getting food items. The Indian state of Andhra Pradesh also issues ration cards to needy families. There are different types of ration cards with different benefits. Since the ration cards are that important so people search about them online a lot. People try to check various things such as status, eligibility criteria, and much more. So in this article, we are going to give you information related to the AP (Andhra Pradesh) ration card.
This article is surely going to be very informative. We have split this article into different sections depending upon people’s needs like eligibility criteria, status check, and many other things. So you can either read the full article or you can also directly jump on to your preferrable section of it.
AP Ration Card Online
|Scheme||AP Ration Card|
|Department||Food, Civil Supplies, and Consumer Affairs Department, Govt. of Andhra Pradesh|
|By||Government of Andhra Pradesh|
|For||People of Andhra Pradesh|
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For providing various information related to AP ration card the government of state runs online portals. On these portals, people of the state search their queries related to ration cards. Andhra Pradesh is one of those few states of India that allows people to apply for ration cards online. Apart from applying for the ration card people can also check the status of their application online on the portal.
They can also register their grievance online and check their status. In Andhra Pradesh people also call ration cards as rice cards. the candidates who apply for the ration cards can check their names in the ration card list online. If anybody in the state wants to see their ration card details then they can do it online as well. So yes there are lots of things that people of Andhra Pradesh can do online related to the ration card. But all of them do not know how to do it. Therefore in the upcoming headings, we will try to tell you that in a few steps.
Apart from that, recently the government of Andhra Pradesh has started replacing the ration card with rice card. This process was started from 14th February 2020 with a door to door survey of the beneficiaries for the AP rice card. Under this process, the AP government plans to replace almost 1,29,00,000 ration cards and it is a huge campaign indeed. The beneficiaries after the survey will get a YSR Rice Card in place of their old ration card. The concerned department also informed people that there are nearly 18 lakh doubtful beneficiaries.
Steps To Check The AP Ration Card Status Online
Step 1: First of all visit the official website i.e. epdsap.ap.gov.in/epdsAP/epds.
Step 2: Now the homepage will appear on your screen. On the homepage, search for the “Status Check” option and click on it.
Step 3: Then a drop menu will appear, in that menu click on the “Pulse Survey Search” option.
Step 4: After clicking on it a new page will open, on that page you will have to enter your “Aadhar Card Number” and hit the search button.
Step 5; Now your details will be displayed on the screen and you can even check your E-KYC details there.
Application Process For AP Ration Card 2021
As I told you that Andhra Pradesh is one of those few states in India that allows people to apply for ration card online. So under this heading, we are going to tell all the steps that you can follow to apply for a ration card in Andhra Pradesh.
1. Online Method
Step 2: Now if you are not registered then first register yourself on the Meeseva Portal.
Step 3: After successful registration, a login ID and password will be generated.
Step 4: Use those credentials to log in to the Meeseva portal.
Step 5: Now fill the application form by entering all the required details. Then upload all the necessary documents (if required).
Step 6: Recheck your application form once again and make sure to fill all the details correctly.
Step 7: In the end click the “Submit” button.
Step 8: A reference no. will be generated in the end. Keep that no. safely for future formalities.
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2. Offline Method To Apply
If anybody has some problem with applying for the ration card online, then they can apply for it offline as well. The person who wants to get a ration card first has to visit the local ration shop to get an application form. After that, the person has to fill all the required details in the form. Then attach all the required documents with the application form. Make sure to not make any mistakes while filling the form. Because, if the officials find any mistake in it then they can cancel the application as well.
After filling the form submit it to the concerned department. The officials in the department will give you an application receipt. In that receipt, you will have an application no. or reference ID that you can use for future formalities.
New AP Rice Card
So at the starting of this article, we told you that the government is replacing the old ration cards with new rice cards. So under this heading, we will provide you some information related to these new rice cards.
- The candidate’s family landing holding should not be more than 3 acres of wetland or 10 acres of dry or 10 acres of dry and wetland together.
- The family’s monthly electricity consumption should not be more than 300 units.
- There should not be anyone owning a four-wheeler in the candidate’s family.
- No family member of the candidate should be a government employee or pensioner. Although the sanitary workers are given relief in this condition.
- There should not be any income taxpayer in the family of the candidate.
- The family of the candidate should any property or less than 750 sft built-up area in the urban areas.
- Total monthly income of the family of candidates should be less than Rs. 12000/- in urban areas and Rs. 10000/- in rural areas.
2. Documents Required
- Address Proof of the Candidate
- Domicile certificate
- Family’s Identity Proof
- Income Certificate
3. Steps To Check the AP Rice Card Beneficiary List
The government has now started issuing the list of new beneficiaries of the rice card. People can see if their names are on the list or not. The people whose names are in the rice card beneficiary list will get many food items at a subsidiary rate (just like the ration card). People who want to check their names in the list can follow the following steps:-
Step 1: The beneficiaries first have to first the official website of the AP food department.
Step 2: Now on the homepage of the website you will find a district-wise list of the beneficiaries. Out of these districts, you will have to choose your district.
Step 3: Then on the next page a Mandal wise list of the beneficiaries will appear on the screen, select your Mandal out of it.
Step 4: Now make a selection in your Secretariat Name list in the rightmost corner of the page.
Step 5: In the end, a list of all the ration card beneficiaries will appear on the screen. You can now check your name on it.
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So this way all about the AP ration card or rice card. We have tried to cover most of the queries related to the ration card in this article. But if you think we have missed something then you can let us know in the comment section. And if you like this article feel free to share it with your friends.