(Online Form) TNPDS Smart Ration Card Status: Apply Online At tnpds.gov.in

The Tamil Nadu Public Distribution System has come out with the smart ration card for the resident of their state. Under this article today, we will share with you all the details about the TNPDS Smart Ration Card for the year 2019 and 2020. Under this article, we have provided a step-by-step guide through which you can apply online for the smart ration card in Tamilnadu State. We have also provided certain other procedures that will be helpful for you to undertake if you are applying for the Tamilnadu Smart ration card.

Smart Ration Card

As the name suggests, the smart ration cards are the cards that are present in a soft copy to the citizens of the state. The Tamilnadu government is implementing the following card as a soft copy to all of its residents:-

  • Light Green cards are issued for rice and other commodities from the Fair Price Shops (FPS).
  • White cards are issued for extra 3kg sugar over the prescribed quota.
  • No commodity card is issued to the people who are not entitled to draw any commodity from ration shops
  • Khaki cards are issued to the police personnel up to the rank of inspectors.
TNPDS Smart Ration Card

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Details About The Scheme

Scheme Name Ration Card
Applicants Residents of Tamil Nadu
Launched by Tamil Nadu PDS
Launched Date
Objective Distribution Of Ration Card

Aim And Benefits Through The Digital Ration Cards

There are many aims that will be fulfilled through the implementation of a digital ration card. Also, many benefits will be provided to the residents of the Tamil Nadu State:-

  • By converting the old ration card into the digital ration card the implementation of the fraudulent practices will be prevented.
  • Also, the information of the resident will be confirmed and thus, be authentic.
  • The conversion will prevent paper costs.
  • Also, the printing and distribution cost of the ration cards will be prevented.
  • The online distribution of the ration card will be less time-consuming.
  • The residents will now just have to apply for a ration card online which will be beneficial and happen with much less difficulty.
  • The process of implementing a digital ration card will provide transparency to the residents.

Process To Apply For The TNPDS Smart Ration Card

If you want to apply for the Tamilnadu smart ration card then you can do it through the following modes-

  • Online mode
  • Offline mode

ONLINE

Given below are the steps that you need to undertake if you want to apply for the Tamilnadu smart ration card by online mode:-

  • First, visit the official website of the TNPDS department.
  • Click on the smart card application option present on the home page.
  • Or visit the link given here
  • Register yourself at the portal.
  • Fill the application form by providing all the basic details.
  • Attach all the asked documents.
  • Add family member details, gas connection details, and declaration
  • Click on Submit
  • A reference number will be generated.

OFFLINE

Given below are the steps that you need to undertake if you want to apply for the Tamilnadu smart ration card by online mode:-

  • First, visit the respective ration shop.
  • From the shop, collect the application form.
  • You can also download it online.
  • Fill up the application form.
  • Attach all the asked documents.
  • Submit the form at the concerned department
  • A reference number will be generated for future use.

How To Check TNPDS Application Status

If you want to know the application status of your Tamilnadu smart ration card then you can follow the simple steps given below:-

  • First, visit the official website of TNPDS
  • Click on the Application status option.
  • Or visit the link given here
  • A new web page will appear on the screen.
  • On that web page, enter your registration number.
  • Click on the submit button.
  • The application status will appear on your screen.

Application For The Ration Card

The concerned authorities of the smart ration card in Tamilnadu state have also developed applications for the residents of the state so that they are no longer confused about the application process or the eligibility criteria for the Smart Card. The links for the apps from different web stores is given below:-

  • For Android users- https://www.tnpds.gov.in/apk/production/PUBLIC_APP.apk
  • For IOS users- https://www.tnpds.gov.in/
Updated: December 4, 2019 — 6:22 am

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