ration cards

17 lakh to get fortified rice through PDS in two Tamil Nadu districts

"There is no maximum cap for purchasing fortified rice. An AAY card holder, eligible for 20 kgs of rice a month, can opt for nutritional rice for this entire allocation (20 kgs),” said an official. 

published on : 19th September 2022

Telangana: BJP State chief seeks human rights body intervention in cancelled ration cards issue

In his letter, he also claimed that seven lakh applications were pending approval even before the State government has stopped accepting fresh applications.

published on : 27th June 2022

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

After Aadhaar privacy concerns, now identity, address, phone number of Tamil Nadu ration card holders freely available on PDS website

The address and ration card number of Tamil Nadu residents can be found on the state’s Public Distribution System’s website.

published on : 30th January 2018

Jharkhand girl starves to death as family did not have Aadhaar-linked ration card

The girl died on September 28 after her mother was unable to feed her. The family was struck off from government welfare rolls for not linking their ration card with the Aadhaar card.

published on : 17th October 2017