New Delhi: One Nation One Ration Card Scheme has been started in about 28 states and union territories of the country and crores of people are taking advantage of it. One Nation is another feature of One Ration Card, which people probably do not know. Yes, this card is also exactly like your mobile number portability. For example, when moving from one state to another, you only need to change the network, but the number remains the same. On the same lines, now your ration card will not change even if you go from one city to another. That is, you can use your ration card when you go from one state to another.
In One Nation One Ration Card Scheme, if you live in any corner of the country, you can take ration from the state government ration shop with your ration card. You will not have to go to another state and get a new ration card. For this, your old ration card will be valid anywhere in the country.
The benefit of One Nation One Ration Card will be given to all the people holding the card, who have got this card made. The biggest benefit of this card will be for those migrant laborers who keep wandering from one state to another for their work. Now migrant laborers will be available cheaper grain at government rate from any state.
According to the National Food Security Act, 2013, 81 crore people of the country through the Public Distribution System (PDS) get rice from ration shops at the rate of 3 rupees per kg and wheat at the rate of two rupees per kg and one rupee per kilogram. Can buy coarse grains from
As per this scheme, now the beneficiaries of PDS-PDS from these 28 states and union territories get subsidized food grains at the same scale and central issue price from any fair price shop (FPS) of their choice from 1 October 2020. can do.
To take advantage of One Nation One Ration Card, you must have two necessary documents. First is your ration card and second is the Aadhaar card. If you want to go to another state and take advantage of ration card, then your verification will be through Aadhaar number. There will be an electronic point of sale device at every ration card shop. With this, the beneficiary will be verified through Aadhaar number.
The central government has clarified that even after the implementation of the ‘One Nation, One Ration’ card scheme, the old ration card will continue to run. It will be updated only on the basis of the new rule, so that it will be valid in the whole country. There will be no need to create a new ration card separately.
The facility already has 28 states and union territories Andhra Pradesh, Bihar, Dadra and Nagar Haveli and Daman and Diu, Goa, Gujarat, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, Jharkhand, Kerala, Karnataka, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Mizoram, Odisha, Punjab , Applicable to Rajasthan, Sikkim, Telangana, Tripura, Uttar Pradesh, Jammu and Kashmir, Manipur, Nagaland, Uttarakhand, Lakshadweep, Ladakh, Tamil Nadu and Arunachal Pradesh. The remaining states and union territories have been targeted to be integrated into national portability by March 2021