Central government will launch one country one ration card scheme soon, it is necessary to link ration card to Aadhar card number, users will now be able to take ration on subsidy from any PDS shop
Central Government. Has announced the introduction of nationwide One Nation One Ration Card for all citizens of India including migrant workers and poor people. The One Nation One Ration Card is an online standard format implemented by the central government. Which is to be followed while issuing ration card. Central government. Aadhaar-ration card linking is also going to start. People can now check the online application process using Aadhaar, already the list of states implementing the scheme, on the official website on the dashboard impds.n.in portal.
One Nation One Ration Card Scheme 2020-2021
The main objective of the One Nation One Ration Card scheme is to ensure food security and give the beneficiaries the freedom to buy ration from any PDP shop. Aadhaar ration card linking will ensure that no person is deprived of receiving subsidized food grains under the food security scheme when he moves from one place to another. To ensure national portability of ration to benefit migrant workers, central government. Soon One Nation will launch One Ration Card Scheme.
Accordingly, linking ration card to Aadhaar card will reduce corruption and help beneficiaries to get ration from PDS shop across the country. In some states, the One Nation One Ration Card is already functional under the name of Integrated Management of PDS (IMPDS). Union Government. GSTIN is also planning to create a real-time online database of ration cards on the lines.
One Nation One Ration Card Official Website
One Nation is the official website of One Ration Card. http://www.impds.nic.in/portal. People can now check the Integrated Distribution Public Distribution System (IMPDS) portal for complete information about the scheme. The homepage of One Nation One Ration Card website is shown below: –
Since August 2020, 69 crore migrant workers in 24 states are benefiting from the scheme, which is about 83% of the total PDS beneficiaries. The coverage of 100% beneficiaries under the 1 nation 1 ration card scheme will be achieved by 31 March 2020.
Apply One Nation One Ration Card Online Format
To achieve the objective of national portability, it is necessary that the ration cards issued by various states and union territories conform to a standard format. Accordingly, a standardized ration card for issuing ration cards under NFSA has been prepared. Whenever the states decide to issue new ration cards under the One Nation One Ration Card scheme, the state governments are advised to use this new format. Important features of One Nation One Ration Card applicable online format are as follows: –
- This new format will include the required minimum details of ration card holder and states can add more details as per their requirement.
- For national portability, state governments have been asked to issue ration cards in a bi-lingual format. Apart from any other language (either Hindi or English) local language may be used.
- The One Nation One Ration Card applicable online form will include the standard 10 digit ration card number. Of these, the first 2 digits will correspond to the state code while the next 2 digits will be the ration card number.
- Apart from these 4 digits, a set of one and 2 digits will be added to the ration card along with the ration card number to create a unique member ID for each member of the household.
One Nation One Ration Card States List 2020-2021
Here is a complete list of 25 states and 7 Union Territories (UTs) that have started implementing One Nation One Ration Card Scheme 2020-2021: –
|Andaman and Nicobar Islands|
|Daman and Diu|
|Jammu and Kashmir|
National Portability through One Nation One Ration Card
Under the One Nation One Ration Card initiative, eligible beneficiaries will be able to avail their eligible food grains under the National Food Security Act (NFSA) from any fair price shop in the country using the same ration card. National portability of ration cards will ensure all beneficiaries, especially migrants, to gain access to the Public Distribution System (PDS) across the country. So Narendra Modi government. One Nation is working towards One Ration Card Scheme.
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Implementation of One Nation One Ration Card Scheme
PDS is creating a central repository of ration cards to support national level de-duplication. People will get their food quota from any PDS shop located near them in any district across the country. Ration card holders will not be tied to any PDS shop and thus reliance on shop owners will be reduced. The biggest beneficiaries will be migrant laborers who move to other states to seek better employment opportunities and ensure their food security.
Digitization of ration card i.e. connecting the ration card to the Aadhar card is an essential process. To implement the 1 Nation 1 Ration Card Scheme, availability of PoS (Point of Sale) machines at all PDS shops should be ensured. Central government. Has targeted to complete the formalities of the scheme within 1 year. Approximately 78% of Fair Price Shops (FPS) have so far been automated by installing electronic PoS devices.
The IMPDS system is already implemented in Andhra Pradesh, Gujarat, Haryana, Jharkhand, Karnataka, Kerala, Maharashtra, Rajasthan, Telangana, Tripura and other states. Here people get ration on subsidy from any district of the state. The Department of Food and Public Distribution is a lifeline for the beneficiaries. Under this department, 612 lakh tonnes of food grains are stored in the warehouses of CWC, SWC, FCI and private warehouses and distributed to 81 crore people annually. Under the NFSA, about 75 crore beneficiaries have been covered so far against the target of 81.35 crore people.
Other initiatives with digitization of ration cards in India
Central government. With the digitization of ration cards in India, we are also working on some other initiatives which are as follows: –
- Effective implementation of National Food Security Act
- End of computerization
- Transparency in storage and distribution of food grains
- Synergy of all SWC, FCI and CWC depots with Depot Online System (DOS)
Information technology should be used properly from the time of purchase of food grains till distribution to increase overall efficiency.
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