Due to COVID-19 induced lockdown and monetary crunch, many individuals are resorting to options that ease their financial burden. Ration cards are one such instrument being used by people to purchase food at a subsidised rate.
It’s an authorised document issued by the State Government of India. The whole objective is to help individuals buy food grains and other related items from the PDS system that is maintained under the National Food Security Act.
According to the aforementioned act, it is the responsibility of the state government to decide which all households are eligible for ration cards. Ration cards are issued only to a certain set of people on the basis of yearly income, the number of family members etc.
This document is of immense importance especially to the lower-income groups which is why the government has mandated to link ration card with Aadhaar. This decision was made in order to tackle the issuance of more than one ration to a particular individual. This linkage eliminates duplicate ration cards and counters other fraudulent activities.
There are two ways you can link your Aadhaar card with your ration card: Online and Offline. You can choose either of these based on feasibility…………Read More>>