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One Nation One Ration Scheme: You Will Get These Benefits from Ration Card along with Free Wheat, Rice & Gram

Pronami Chetia
Pronami Chetia

Ration card is an important and useful document issued by the state government which aims to provide subsidized food grain to every household by the Public Distribution System (PDS). With the help of this card, you can buy wheat, rice etc. at very low prices from fair price shops. Prime Minister Narendra Modi has recently announced the extension of free ration scheme to 80 crore people for four months up to November and the implementation of One Nation, One Ration Card across the nation.

Amid the corona crisis, ration card is considered a very useful document for farmers and for the people who are fighting against financial crisis. Moreover, very few are aware of the fact that the ration card can be used for different purposes. It does not only offer you food grains for free, but it is also used as proof of identity or address proof in many places. You can complete many tasks with the ration card. Let’s know about all the benefits you can avail from a ration card.

Crore People will Get Free Grain through Ration Card

Narendra Modi has recently announced to give free ration to 80 crore people under PM Garib Kalyan Anna Yojanatill next November. A cost of about 90 thousand crore rupees will be invested under this scheme. However, the government will be given this benefit by One Nation One Ration Card Scheme.

Where you can Use Ration Card?

Ration Card will Work in These Places

*You need Ration Card while opening a bank account

*In school and Colleges

* While taking LPG connection

*To get a driving license

*Government documents such as making certificate of residence

*Create voter ID

*While purchasing a SIM card

Who can get a ration card Let us tell you that ration card cannot be made for every person in the country? Its facility is only for people of a certain income group. Its range also varies in every state. Its facility is given to people from the above poverty line (APL), below poverty line (BPL) and Antyodaya families.

Important Information related to Ration Card

It is mandatory to be an Indian citizen to get a ration card. There should not be a ration card of another state. Age should be more than 18 years. Children under 18 years of age are included in the parents' ration card. A family has a ration card in the name of the head of the family.


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