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Friday, 20 December 2019

Modi government changed the format of ration card, new cards will be released soon

new Delhi. The central government has prepared a standard format of ration cards, carrying forward the campaign of 'One Nation, One Ration Card'. The central government has asked the states that they should adopt this same form while issuing new ration card.

 Explain that the government wants to implement the 'One Nation, One Ration Card' scheme across the country from June 1, 2020. After the implementation of the 'One Country, One Ration Card' scheme, any cardholder will be able to take his ration from a ration shop in any state under the National Food Security Act (NFSA).

 Ration card portability will be available

 A senior Food Ministry official said, "To achieve the ration card portability target at the national level, it is necessary that the various states and union territories that issue ration cards should all be in a standard format. That is why a standard format has been issued for issuing ration under the National Food Security Act.

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 The official said that keeping in mind the format of all the ration cards which were being issued in different states, a standard format has been prepared for the entire country. The official said that the states have been asked to issue a new ration card as per the new format. Explaining this further, the official said that the ration card holder has included the necessary details in the standard ration card and states can add some more according to their needs if they want.

 New ration card will be released in two languages

 He told that states have been asked to issue standard ration cards in two languages. Use a local language as well as another language Hindi or English. This will help in implementing ration card portability at the national level. All info www. States have been asked to issue a 10-digit ration card, in which the first two digits will be the state code and the next digit will correspond to the ration card number. In this, the next two digits will be included in the ration card as the identity of each family member.

 So far 75 crore beneficiaries have been included in the National Food Security Act against the target of 81.35 crore beneficiaries.

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