Ration card

Aadhaar linking helps weed out bogus users

While 52,475 duplicate ration cards in the state were deleted in 2020, another 104,511 cards were removed in 2021. 

published on : 25th March 2022

Orissa HC to review implementation of ration card database on March 24

The court has directed the State government to file an affidavit a week before the scheduled date.

published on : 16th February 2022

On-ground checking to find inactive ration cards

It has been observed that there are a number of beneficiaries who have not been taking ration for the last three to four months.

published on : 1st January 2022

ATM card-model ration card a hit, 95,000 downloads on Day 1

The ATM card-model ration card is gaining traction among the people.

published on : 26th November 2021

Supreme Court notice to Telangana government on ration card deletion

The court was acting on a special leave petition that sought its intervention against the deletion of ration cards without issuing notices to cardholders in Telangana.

published on : 17th November 2021

Janasevaka initiative: Book time slot, rations will be delivered to doorsteps

CM launches Janasevaka and Janaspandana to take governance closer to people

published on : 2nd November 2021

Single women now ‘family’ in TN, to avail ration cards

Single women in the State, who have separated from their husbands or parents, will now be recognised as ‘family’, and will be issued ration cards by the civil supplies department.

published on : 27th October 2021

Karnataka govt resumes issuing ration cards, targets priority groups

Domestic workers rued not having food or social security. With ration cards being essential for social security schemes, the demand for them has increased.

published on : 8th October 2021

Mistake in records strips leprosy patient of benefits

An autorickshaw driver living in a colony here with his wife and two children is now running from pillar to post for almost a year for no fault of his.

published on : 5th October 2021

Tenants in Kerala can get ration cards on submitting self-attested affidavit

The condition of rental agreement posed a problem to many people since more than one ration card was not sanctioned in a single address.

published on : 5th October 2021

BPL ration cards not needed for free treatment: JIPMER

The JIPMER on Saturday withdrew its decision to give free treatment only to patients with Below Poverty Line (BPL) ration cards.

published on : 27th September 2021

Heart-centric, Not Smart-centric will Finally Win the Day for India

If we allow one-third of our citizens to go hungry when sufficient grains are available with us, how can we call the system ‘smart’?

published on : 12th September 2021

Provide free ration even without cards: Delhi HC to government

The court also emphasised upon the importance of vaccination against COVID-19 and remarked that distribution of free ration should be made conditional upon the recipients being vaccinated.

published on : 25th August 2021

Bihar become sixth state in country to introduce ration card facility in 'Digilocker' app

Sharing details, Mall said that the 'DigiLocker Document Wallet' is integrated with documents issued by six different departments of the Bihar government.

published on : 12th August 2021

Kancheepuram: Tribal kids malnourished in absence of schooling, ration cards

Exacerbating the situation is the lockdown-induced closure of the anganwadis and schools that served noon meal to students from these families. 

published on : 12th August 2021
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