for Ration Card: Himachal Pradesh
- Persons having
no ration cards:
In this case, the individual must produce a certificate from the Panchayat
Pradhan/ Inspector, the FCS&CA/ the concerned authority in writing,
that the person has no ration card. Such a certificate will normally be
granted after the person files an affidavit to this effect to the issuing
authority. This document is to be attached along with the ration card
- Temporary Ration
The temporary ration card will be issued to migratories and the duration
of the card should not exceed three months.
- Duplicate Ration
In case the ration card is lost or become defaced , mutilated ,illegible
or otherwise rendered unless, for no fault of the holder of the ration
card, the competent authority can issue a duplicate ration card after
charging the appropriate fee.
- Persons having
ration cards 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
Panchayat Pradhan/ Inspector, FCS&CA of the place where the person was
residing previously. This document is to be attached along with the ration
card application form.
- After marriage,
if the entry is to be made in the ration card: In this case
also, deletion certificate is required from the previous place of
residence, issued by the Inspector, FCS&CA/ Panchayat Pradhan. This
document is to be attached along with the ration card application form and
- In case of birth
of a child:
For the addition to be made in the ration card , the birth certificate of
the child is required, along with the ration card in which the addition
has to be made and the application neatly handwritten or typed on a plain
paper addressed to the Inspector, FCS&CA / Panchayat Pradhan.
application for obtaining a ration card should be made to the Panchayat Pradhan
in case of rural areas and to the Inspector, FCS&CA. In case of urban
areas, the application should be submitted to the Inspector, FCS&CA.
to be filled:
The application should be submitted in Form-II-Application for a Ration Card.
1. For a new Ration
Card, Deletion Certificate or an affidavit to the effect that the applicant
was not holding any ration card previously must be submitted.
2. For addition of
members in the existing Ration Card, in 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.
A fee of Rs.5.00 is charged for the issuance of a Ration Card to APL families.
A fee of Rs.5.00 is charged for the issuance of a Ration Card.
applicant shall submit the application for issuance of Ration card along with
the deletion certificate issued from the Inspector(FCS&CA)/ Panchayat
Pradhan of the previous place of residence to the concerned office along with
the supporting documents. The application form must be attested by the Head of
the Office in case of employees and by any Municipal Commissioner or Gazetted
Officer or MLA/Ward Member or any other person authorised by the Government for
this purpose. The 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 everything
is found to be in order, the new Ration Card or the modified ration card, as
the case may be, will be issued to the applicant. An inquiry officer will also
verify other information regarding members, etc. given in the application form.
In the case of addition of the birth of a child, the birth certificate and the
original ration card must be submitted at 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 the
information will be given to the applicant on the given date.
receiving official will give the receipt of the application to the applicant
along with the probable date when the office will issue the Ration Card. The
Ration Card is issued within a week under normal circumstances.
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