The state government of Andhra Pradesh has introduced EPDS – (Electronic Public Distribution System). That is the E – Ration cards system for the convenience of its citizens. So that these card beneficiaries can certainly check the prices and food grains availability online. Therefore this is an innovative step taken by the AP government to put an end to complaints of fake practices and other inconsistencies.
Nowadays Ration Cards have become an important document in everyone’s life. Therefore the key purpose of this card is to offer food security to all of the poor people in AP. So in the article, we will give the important aspects like a procedure to Download the ration card application form, how to check ration card status and download process, etc. Thus people who want to apply for a new AP Ration Card can check the complete details.
Types of AP ration cards: Electronic Public Distribution System (EPDS) Andhra Pradesh state is allotting ration cards to all sections of people. But according to the people’s standard of living, rice cards are distributed. People who are living above the poverty line are given Pink Ration Cards. People who are living below the poverty line are given a white ration card.
- Permanent resident of Andhra Pradesh can apply
- The Household’s family income should be less than Rs. 12,000/- per month in urban areas and Rs. 10,000 per month in rural areas.
- Monthly electricity/Power consumption would be less than 300 units
- Applicant family should not own 4 wheeler like (Auto, Taxi, car, Tractors Exempted)
Documents Required for AP Ration Card:
- Income certificate
- Address proof like
- Aadhar card
- Water bill
- Driving license
- Telephone bill
- Electricity bill
- Driving license
iii. Domicile certificate
- Identity proof of the family
- Aadhaar card,
- PAN Card
- Voter Id
- Driving License
Procedure to Download AP Ration Card Form:
People who want to apply for a new ration card in AP. Can apply through online/offline mode. Here we will discuss both of the procedures; applicants can follow any one of them.
- People can download the AP Ration Card Application Form from the below-given link
- Then in the application form select the Card Type, Name of the Head of the Family in English and Local Language, UID, Father’s Name, Mother’s Name
- Next Select the Gender, enter Spouse Name, Date of Birth, and Age details
- Then in the Professional Details Section, mention the Occupation and Annual Income details
- Next in the Gas Connection Details Enter Gas Connection Status, such as Deepam/Single/Double/ no cylinder
- Company Name, Agency Name and Consumer Number
- In the Residence Address Section, Enter the Door Number, Locality/LandMark, District, Mandal, State, Village/Ward, Pin Code, and FB Shop Number
- Next in the Permanent Address section enter the details as mentioned in the Residence Address
- Then attach all necessary documents and hand over the application form to the concerned village/Ward Volunteer
- Concerned village/Ward volunteers will verify the details and forward the application to the higher authorities.
Online mode: people who want to apply for a new ration card through online mode can contact the respective area Volunteer. They will log in to the AP EPDS’s official website through their login ID and Password. Specify the necessary information like name, address, occupation, family members, and Show the Aadhar card for identity proof. On behalf of the applicant, they will submit the application form and after the successful submission, a reference ID number will be generated. Save it for further usage and with this number, applicants can check the status of the application.
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