Ration card is a mandatory document for families who are below poverty line, unemployment peoples and is provided by Government of Andhra Pradesh. Schedule and document is issued by public supplies department of state government. Ration card holders are eligible for food security plan of state and central government. Every state has a department that caters to distribute food, utilities, and necessary supplies to citizens on subsidized rates. Apart from this rational can also uses as identification document in state of A.P.
Families those are having ration card can avail scholarships and some more other benefits also for their children education purpose and also special gifts in food category at time of festivals. Ration card holders can also get loans from government and many more sanctioned schemes by government will first preferred to ration card holders.
How to Download A.P Ration Card: –
Department of consumer affairs food and civil supplies department of Andhra Pradesh have been providing ration cards and ration card details through online official website. Any one a citizen of Andhra Pradesh can download or check status from anywhere through online process. People who lost ration card can also get duplicate ration card through this website by entering ration card number. So remember always ration card number to get another ration card. Following steps will guide you to download ration card through online process.
Any Citizen can visit official website of civil supplies by official website https://epdsap.ap.gov.in
You will find information about many services of AP Government and at last of web page left side “print Ration Card” option, in that enter your ration card in empty field and select print option which is just side to entry tab.
Now finally ration card preview will be downloaded in PDF format.
Now take print out of your ration card and secure it.
Note: – obtained ration card from online website is a duplicate one and original copy of ration card can get at related EPDS office and duplicate copy can use only on emergencies.
Previously ration card can also downloading by using (UID) Aadhar card number, but now it is not available so you have to continue with above processes only.
AP White Ration Card Online Application Process:
People who don’t having ration card can apply new ration card through online service and can check status of ration card also. Person with existing ration card can also check their ration card status as active or any changes had made in ration card and issue can is resolved or not, tracking status of ration card is also check. Follow mentioned steps to check status of ration card.
Visit official website of AP civil supplies department i.e. https://epdsap.ap.gov.in
In main web page you will find an option “Application Search” at end of webpage at right side, there you have to enter “Application Number of Ration Card” or “Ration card Number” and then select “Search” button.
Another window will open which shows/ displayed your ration card status.
Website by default it display status, history and activity of ration card. If your card number is not showing by website then you to reload home page and do same from point-1 to point – 4.
If again and again website is showing any record of your entered card then card has applied through manually. Then you need to visit your nearest EPDS or MRO office to seek assistance from ration card department.
Note: – above process is same for all citizens and for old and new cards also procedure is same.
How many types of Ration Cards: –
Government has classified ration card into categories according to people economy status. They are two types as follows.
|Type of Cards||Eligible Applicants|
|White Ration Card||People who are very poor and they can barely afford simple house, meals or even education also.|
|Pink Ration Card||Citizens who are able to support some of their needs and these citizens are also includes Indian Elites.|