for Ration Card: Maharashtra
applicant who desires to obtain a ration card has to apply to the Rationing
Office of his area in the prescribed form. The Mumbai-Thane Rationing area is
controlled by the Controller of the Rationing Office. At the district &
Tehsil levels, the District Supply Officer and the Tehsildar respectively are
the authorities for the processing of applications.
application in the prescribed format is to be submitted along with a copy of
residential proof such as house rent receipt, bank passbook,
electricity/telephone bill, driving licence, identity card, allotment letter
towards quarters issued by the Govt. MHADA, CIDCO, and NOC from house owner or
a copy of the agreement if the premises is rented. An affidavit that the
applicant does not have a ration card, is also required.
case of transfer of a ration card, the applicant has to produce the certificate
of cancellation of the previous ration card from the issuing authority.
the addition of a child's name in the existing ration card, a copy of the birth
certificate of the child whose name is being added is required. Similarly, to
add spouse's name, the certificate of deletion of the name of the spouse from
the previous ration card is required.
Food and Civil Supply Department of the Govt. of Maharashtra is responsible for
issuing ration cards in Maharashtra. The contact details of this department are
Civil Supplies and Consumer Protection Department
91 - 22 - 22023183
Controller of the Rationing office is the nodal office for the issue of ration
cards, from 42 rationing offices in the Mumbai and Thane region of Maharashtra.
The District Supply officer/ Foodgrain Distribution Officer in a district and
the Tehsildar in a Tehsil are responsible for the processing of applications
for ration cards.