TNPDS Smart Ration Card Status 2022-23: Application Form, Apply Online

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As you all must be aware that the state and central governments are trying to make available all types of services and applications under various schemes through digital mode. Governments are taking this initiative to make the application process simple and accessible to all. Tamil Nadu government has also made available online ration card related applications and other services through TNPDS Smart Ration Card. This card will be available in digital format. Through this article we are going to provide you information related to this smart ration card. By reading this article you will get details about how you can apply online?,  download ration card , check status, or check beneficiary list.Apart from this, you will also get information about the objectives, benefits, facilities, eligibility criteria etc.

 

TNPDS Smart Ration Card 2022

Ration card is a document through which citizens can get ration at a subsidized price from a fair price shop. Tamil Nadu Government has  launched a TNPDS Smart Ration Card  for the citizens of Tamil Nadu. Now citizens are not required to carry ration card in physical form as this card will be available in digital form. The availability of  smart ration cards  will prevent fraudulent practices and cut down on the printing and distribution cost of ration cards. The distribution of  ration cards  will also take less time. Also citizens need not visit government offices to apply for ration card as Tamil Nadu government has launched an official portal. Through this portal, citizens can Apply for ration card.

Tamil Nadu Smart Ration Card 2022

There are around 5,80,298 ration card holders in Tamil Nadu. Ration card holders have requested the Tamil Nadu government to convert their Chinese option family card to rice option card. Tamil Nadu government has decided to accede to this request of the people and convert the sugar substitute family card to rice substitute ration card. So all those citizens of Tamil Nadu who had earlier opted for sugar can now opt for rice.

  • For this purpose, cardholders have to download the application form from the official portal and submit it to the local authority between 5th December 2020 to 20th December 2020.
  • All those candidates who will submit the application must attach all the important documents along with the photocopy of the existing ration card.
  • Last year in November 2019, the Tamil Nadu government  made a similar statement asking citizens to change their ration cards. At that time a large number of cardholders had also submitted an application to change their ration card. 

tamilnadu digital ration card

There are four types of digital ration cards available for the residents of Tamil Nadu state. The list of different types of  ration cards is given below:-

  • Light Green Cards are issued for rice and other commodities from Fair Price Shops (FPS).
  • White cards are issued for 3 kg of sugar in excess of the prescribed quota.
  • No commodity card is issued to those who do not have the right to take any goods from the ration shop.
  • Khaki cards are issued to police personnel up to Inspector level.

Details about TNPDS Smart Ration Card

Name ration magazine
not beneficiary residents of tamilnadu
launched by Tamil Nadu PDS
Official website https://www.tnpds.gov.in/
Objective distribution of ration card

Purpose of Tamil Nadu Digital Ration Card

The inauguration of Smart Ration Card in Tamil Nadu will serve the following objectives:-

  • The implementation of fraudulent practices will be prevented.
  • Resident’s information will be authentic.
  • The conversion will prevent the cost of the paper.
  • Printing and distribution cost of ration cards will be stopped.
  • Online distribution of ration card will take less time.
  • Residents now just have to apply online for ration card which will be beneficial and with very less difficulty.
  • The process of implementing digital ration card will give transparency to the residents.

important documents

The following documents are required while applying for digital ration card in Tamil Nadu:-

  • Aadhar Card
  • But the card
  • Recent Shape Photography Pass
  • Bank passbook
  • Caste/Category Certificate
  • income certificate
  • electricity bill

TNPDS Ration Card Online Application Form

To apply for digital ration card through online mode, you need to follow the simple steps given below:-

TNPDS Ration Card
  • Click on Smart Card Application  option
  • Click on the direct link given here
  • Register yourself on the portal.
  • Fill the application form by providing all the basic details.
  • Attach all the requested documents.
  • Add family member details, gas connection details and declaration
  • click  submit
  • A reference number will be generated.
  • Keep safe for future use.
TNPDS Ration Card

TNPDS  Application Process by Ration Shop (Offline)

If you are not able to apply for the card through online mode then you can visit the ration shop and follow the simple steps:-

  • First of all go to the concerned ration shop.
  • Get the application form from the shop.
  • You can also download it online.
  • Fill up the application form.
  • Attach all the requested documents.
  • Submit the form to the concerned department
  • A reference number will be generated.
  • Keep safe for future use.

Application process through mobile app

You can also download the Play Store app and apply for the card through the mobile application. The link of the app is given below:-

Membership process

  • Firstly, you  need to visit the official website  of Department of Food Supplies and Consumer Protection, Government of Tamil Nadu
TNPDS Ration Card
Add member
  • Now a new page will open in front of you where you have to enter your registered mobile number and captcha code
  • After that you have to click on Login.
  • Now a new form will open in front of you where you have to enter all the required details
  • After that, you have to attach all the important documents
  • Now you submit. have to click on

address change process

change address
  • Now you have to login to the portal by entering registered mobile number and captcha code
  • After that, you have to enter all the required details
  • Now upload all the important documents
  • After that submit. click on

change head of family

change head of family
  • Now you have to login to the portal by entering the details in the login form
  • After that, you have to fill the required details
  • Attach required documents
  • Now click on submit.

remove family member

remove family member
  • Now you have to login to the portal by entering your registered mobile number and captcha code
  • After that a new form will open in front of you where you have to enter all the required details
  • Now you have to upload the required documents
  • click submit

Find TNPDS Smart Ration Card Status

To check the application status of your Tamil Nadu Smart Ration Card, you can follow the simple steps given below:-

  • Firstly, visit the official website of TNPDS
  •  Click on Application Status option on the homepage . 
smart ration card status
  • or visit the link given here
  • A new web page will appear on the screen.
  • Enter  your registration number .
  • Click on submit  button.
  • The application status will appear on your screen.

Complaint filing process

To register any complaint in Tamil Nadu Public Distribution System portal, you need to follow the simple steps given below:-

TNPDS Ration Card Complaint
  • enter the following-
    • Name
    • Mobile no.
    • E-mail
    • details of complaint
  • click submit
  • Direct link to register complaint
  • Submit your complaint now

Process to Reprint Smart Card Status

TNPDS Smart Ration Card
TNPDS Smart Ration Card
  • On the opened page enter your registered mobile number and captcha code
  • Select submit option and select View Ration Card Status link
  • Status will appear, take a print out by giving command

Process to make changes in your Ration Card

  • To make changes in your smart card, you need to open the official website 
  • On the home page select the option which you want to make available on the right side
  • On the opened page enter your registered mobile number and captcha code
  • Select submit option and select change as you want to do
  • Provide the correct information asked on the screen
  • Upload supporting documents of information (if required)
  • Submit the request by clicking on the submit option after reviewing the information
service request status
  • Enter reference number and select submit option
  • The status will be displayed on the computer screen

Procedure to apply for duplicate electronic family card

duplicate electronic family card
  • After that, you have to enter your registered mobile number and captcha code
  • Now a form will open in front of you
  • You have to enter all the required details in this form and attach all the required documents
  • Now you have to click on submit
  • This is how you can apply for a duplicate electronic family card

View Public Distribution Project Report

  • After that a new page will open in front of you where you have to select your district
  • Now you have to click on the link of  item description  opposite your taluka
  • The required information will be on your computer screen

NFSA Report

NFSA Report
  • Now you have to select your district, taluka
  • After that you have to select your shop code
  • Now select your smart card number
  • The required information will be on your computer screen

View NFSA Sales Transaction Reports

  • Visit the official  website of TNPDS Department 
  • Home page will open in front of you
  • Now you have to click on the report tab
  • After that you have to click on 
NFSA Sales Transaction Report
  • Now a new page will open in front of you where you have to select a month, year and NFSA card type
  • After that you have to search. have to click on
  • The required information will be on your computer screen

Copy Electronic Family Card Application Status

electronic family card application status
  • Now you will be redirected to a new page where you have to enter your mobile number and captcha code
  • After that you have to Register it. have to click on
  • After that you have to enter the OTP received on your registered mobile number in the OTP box
  • Now you submit. have to click on
  • The required information will be on your computer screen
TNPDS Service Level
  • After that you have to click on a register
  • The required information will be on your computer screen

Download Authorization Form Application

Download Authorization Form Application
  • As soon as you click on the link you will be redirected to a new page
  • On this page you will get the authorization form application in pdf format
  • To download this form you have to click on download option

Process to view complaint status

TNPDS Smart Ration Card
TNPDS complaint status
  • Now you will be redirected to a new page where you have to enter your complaint registration number
  • After that you have to click on the option to get complaint status
  • The complaint status will be displayed on your computer screen

card type change

  • Visit the official website of TNPDS Department
  • Home page will open in front of you
  • On the homepage, you need to click on Click
change card type
  • Now you will be redirected to a new page where you have to enter mobile number and captcha code
  • After that you have to Register it. have to click on
  • Now you have to enter the OTP received on your registered mobile number in the OTP box
  • After that you have to click on submit
  • Now a form will open in front of you
  • You have to enter all the required details in this form
  • After that you have to click on submit
  • You can change the card type by following this procedure

User entry process

TNPDS User Entry
  • Now you will be redirected to a new page
  • On this new page you have to enter your mobile number and captcha code
  • After that you have to Register it. have to click on
  • Now you will receive an OTP on the registered mobile number
  • You need to enter OTP in OTP box
  • Now you submit. have to click on
  • By following this procedure you can do user entry

department login process

department login
  • After that, you will be redirected to a new page where you have to enter your username and password
  • Now you have to click on login by following this process you can login a department

Give Feedback

TNPDS Give Feedback
  • Now you will be redirected to a new page where you have to enter your name, mobile number, email id and comment
  • After that you have to click on sign up
  • You can give feedback by following this procedure

Below are some direct links through which you can perform the desired tasks:-

citizen login log in
department login log in
TN Smart Ration Card Online Registration apply here
TN Smart Ration Card Status check here
send feedback/complain send here
Correction of details (name, age, etc.) in smart ration card Click here
 request status Click here
 add member to card Click here
convert chinese card to rice card Click here
 change of address in card Click here
 Change head member of family Click here
 remove family member from ration card Click here
Card Surrender/Cancellation for Ration Card Click here
 Card Related Service Request Status Click here

helpdesk contact number

For any query related to Smart Card you can contact on 1967 or 1800-425-5901. Kindly send the code to 9773904050 from their registered mobile number. Brief code description:

  • PDS <space> 101 – Item Description at Fair Price Stores
  • PDS <space> 102 – Fair Value Outlet (opened/closed)
  • PDS <space> 107 – For complaint of payment amount

Conclusion

Through this article, we  have covered all the information about TNPDS Smart Ration Card . If you are still facing any problem then you can contact on helpline number or also write an email to Department of Food Supplies and Consumer Protection, Government of Tamil Nadu. The helpline number and email id are as follows:-

 

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