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Dormant ration cards will lapse: Telangana Civil Supplies Minister

He, however, assured that those card holders, who could not draw ration due to the pandemic, can get their lapsed ration cards restored.

published on : 21st March 2021

Supreme Court terms cancellation of 3 crore ration cards as serious, seeks replies from Centre, states

At the outset, senior advocate Colin Gonsalves, appearing for petitioner Koili Devi, said the petition deals with the larger issue.

published on : 17th March 2021

1 in 2 Perumbakkam families can’t use ration card in their area: Study

A rapid assessment says that close to one in two families (48%) living in Perumbakkam do not have ration cards linked to fair-price shops in the area. 

published on : 17th March 2021

Delhi govt gave free dry rations to 69.60 lakh people not having ration cards in 2020: Eco survey

The dry rations were distributed through approximately 550 designated centres across Delhi from April 7, 2020.

published on : 8th March 2021

Newly-wed women deprived of ration sans easy porting 

Govt lacks transparent process to port names of migrated individuals

published on : 8th March 2021

E-ration cards across Kerala by April

  The Civil Supplies Department plans to extend the e-ration card programme to the entire state by April.

published on : 18th February 2021

No benefits for ration card holders in Odisha's Jagatsinghpur

The Supreme Court, in a judgement in 2018 had stated that no child can be denied benefits of NFSA if he/she does not have Aadhaar card.

published on : 16th February 2021

Sex workers in Kerala to get priority ration cards

Sex workers in the state will be given ration cards under priority category without considering their financial status.

published on : 14th February 2021

As fair price shops refuse foodgrains, beneficiaries throng MeeSeva centres in Telangana to link aadhaar

The link between Aadhaar and mobile number is mandatory under the One Nation One Ration Card plan which the state government implemented recently.

published on : 8th February 2021

PwDs request priority household ration cards

States have also been asked to collect data, which can then be collated into a central database.

published on : 19th January 2021

Tamil Nadu 11th state to implement 'One Nation One Ration Card' reform: Finance Minister

Tamil Nadu has become the 11th state in the country to successfully undertake the Public Distribution System (PDS) reforms stipulated by the Department of Expenditure, Ministry of Finance, it said.

published on : 15th January 2021

Pongal gift tokens must be distributed by ration staff: DMK

The DMK on Monday urged the State government to take steps to issue tokens to ration cardholders for getting Pongal gift only through ration shop employees and not AIADMK cadre.

published on : 29th December 2020

Despite Pongal dole, lakhs yet to convert PDS cards

This is despite the card holders given two weeks for applying conversion which ended on December 20. 

published on : 25th December 2020

Nine states implement 'One Nation One Ration Card' system: Finance Ministry

Uttar Pradesh is the biggest beneficiary with an additional borrowing window of Rs 4,851 crore, followed by Karnataka Rs 4,509 crore and Gujarat Rs 4,352 crore.

published on : 9th December 2020

'One nation, one ration card' scheme will be made applicable across country from June 1: Paswan

The 'one nation, one ration card' scheme allows a beneficiary to avail subsidised ration anywhere in the country, provided the ration card is linked to Aadhaar.

published on : 7th February 2020
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