for Ration Card: Tripura
eligible for applying for the issuance of a Ration Card are:
1. The person having no
ration card: The Department of FCS&CA, by means of periodic enumeration
has comprehensively covered the entire population with a ration card. Any
individual applying for a ration card has to prove that he never had any ration
card and supplement his claim with supporting documents like Nationality,
Residency, Land Documents and most importantly an affidavit to this effect to
the issuing authority. These documents are to be attached along with the ration
card application form.
2. Temporary Ration
Card: The temporary ration card is only issued for Relief purpose, after
thorough field enquiry by the concerned authority. The duration of the card
should not exceed for more than three months.
3. Duplicate Ration
Card: In case the ration card is lost or become defaced, mutilated,
illegible or otherwise rendered useless for no fault of the holder of the
ration card, the competent authority can issue duplicate ration card after
charging the appropriate fee.
4. The person having
ration card at the previous place: This is applicable in the case of Government
officials or other persons who are transferred from one place to another. In
this case, the Deletion Certificate is required from the Sub-Divisional
Magistrates/ Rationing Authority of the place from where the person was
residing previously. This document is to be attached along with the ration card
5. After Marriage, entry
to be made in the ration card: In this case also deletion
certificate is required from the previous place of residence, issued by the
Sub-Divisional Magistrates/ Rationing Authority This document is to be attached
along with ration card application form and ration card in which addition has
to be made.
6. In case of birth of
child: For any additions to be made in the ration card, the birth
certificate of the child is required along with ration card in which the
addition has to be made. This should be accompanied by a neatly hand written or
typed application on a plain paper addressed to the Sub-Divisional Magistrates/
applicant shall submit the application (in plain paper or prescribed
application form in bengali) for issuance of Ration card along with the
deletion certificate issued from the Sub-Divisional Magistrates/ Rationing
Authority of the previous place of residence to the concerned office along with
the supporting documents.
applicant will be given a receipt for the application form and the date on
which the applicant should collect the Ration Card. The applicant will have to
produce the receipt for collection of the Ration Card. The office may verify
the new address, as given in the application and if every thing is found in
order, the New Ration Card or the modified ration card, as the case may, will
be issued to the applicant.
inquiry officer will also verify other information regarding members etc given
in the application form. In the case of addition of birth of child, the birth
certificate and original ration card must be submitted to the office. In case
of marriage etc, Deletion Certificate issued by the previous authority must be
attached with the application and the ration card. If everything is found in
order, the Ration Card will be issued or the application rejected with reasons,
and informed to the applicant on the given date.
obtaining BPL ration Card, Citizen must submit an exclusive recommendation of
the Panchayat authorities, which is duly verified by the competent authority by
means of field enquiry.
Authority, Agartala, Department of FCS&CA and the Sub-Divisional
Magistrates across the state beyond Agartala.
to take along
a. For a new Ration Card
2. Residency Certificate
(Permanent Resident Certificate)
3. Land Document before
4. Deletion Certificate
5. Affidavit to the
effect that the applicant was not holding any ration card previously.
b. For addition of
members in the existing Ration Card
the case of marriage, Deletion Certificate of the spouse from the previous
place and in the case of birth of a child, the birth certificate of the child.
The existing ration card must also accompany the application.
fee of Rs.2.00 is charged for issuance of a Ration Card to APL families and a fee
of Rs.10.00 is also charged for issuance of a duplicate Ration Card.
Application Form for Ration Card (English Form)
Application Form for Ration Card in Bengali