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Procedure to apply for BPL Card

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Applicants should furnish the following documents along with application for obtaining new cards:-

1. Three passport size photographs of the applicant.
2. Proof of residence:

Copy of any of the following documents showing the residence address of the applicant ( Item No. 2)

  • Identity card issued by the Government or Public Sector Undertakings/
  • Latest Telephone bill on the name of the applicant/
  • Recent mail received by the applicant /
  • Latest LPG receipt on the name of the applicant /
  • Valid driving license /
  • Valid Passport /
  • Voter Identity card /
  • Latest tax paid receipt, if living in own house /
  • Extract of the electoral Roll /
  • Latest Rent paid receipt, if living in a rented house, clearly indicating the name and complete postal address of the owner/
  • Any other document that may prove the applicant’s residence

In respect of poor applicants who do not have any of the above documents, Food Inspector will conduct local enquiry and draw up a mahazar about the applicant being a bonafide resident or not. Further, if the issuing authority is not satisfied by any one of the proofs given by applicant, then the authority may ask for a second proof among any one of the proofs listed above. A decision will be taken on the submission of second proof.

Latest Income certificate, if the applicant is seeking a yellow card (BPL card). In addition, the Food Inspector concerned will conduct local inquiry to verify about the ownership of any valuable assets that may disqualify the applicant from being issued a BPL card.

Surrender certificate or deletion certificate issued by the competent authority of Food & Civil Supplies Department if the applicant has moved from one place to another place;

Every applicant will be issued an acknowledgement with the due date. The applicant should demand and collect the acknowledgement.

The applicant should obtain the ration card after duly signing in the Assignment register maintained in the rationing office.

For issue of new ration card, Rs.5/- is the charge for BPL cards and Rs.10/- for APL cards,

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posted by TALLY ADVISIOR on 3:55 AM