One National One Card system is going to be launched across the country on Monday. The scheme, which is going to be launched in 20 states, will mainly benefit 670 million poor people. Due to the Central Government’s One Nation One Ration Card Scheme, rations can be taken from any state other than the original state. Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman mentioned this while announcing the economic package.
One National One Card system is going to be launched across the country on Monday. The scheme, which is being launched in 20 states, will mainly benefit 670 million poor people. Due to the Central Government’s One Nation One Ration Card Scheme, rations can be taken from any state other than the original state. Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman mentioned this while announcing the economic package.
One Nation One Code will begin
The One Nation One Card scheme will be fully implemented from June 1 for ration cards across the country. The benefit of this scheme is that the ration card made in any state can be used to buy rations in another state as well. It will benefit the poor a lot. Ration card holders will get five kg of rice at Rs 3 per kg and wheat at Rs 2 per kg. The card will be issued in two languages, local language and Hindi or English.
The finance minister said those who do not have a ration card or any other card will also be given 5 kg of wheat, rice and 1 kg of chickpeas. 8 crore migrant workers will benefit from it. It will cost Rs 3500 crore. It will be implemented by the state government. States have information on these workers. The fixed procedure will continue for the next two months.
What are the benefits of the scheme?
- The biggest beneficiaries of the scheme will be the poor.
- Tourists shifting from one place to another will get benefit
- Fake ration card can be prevented
- All ration cards will be linked to Aadhaar with Aadhaar card and distribution of foodgrains through Point of Sale, PoS will be started soon.
- 85% Aadhaar card is connected to point of sale machine.
- 100 percent POS machines have been installed in 22 states.
What is the whole scheme
The scheme will no longer be closed to the general public with any PDS shop and will reduce reliance on shop owners and reduce corruption. With this scheme, the government will facilitate full portability by creating a central repository for all Rashcards and linking them to Aadhaar. It will make it easier for people as they will not be compelled to shop with any one ration shop.
Any citizen of India can apply for ration card
Any citizen of India can apply for this ration card. Children under the age of 18 will be attached to their parents’ ration card. These ration card holders will get 5 kg of rice at the rate of Rs 3 and kg of wheat at the rate of Rs 2.
How to apply online for ration card
First you have to go to the official website of your state’s food and logistics department.
Here you have to choose your language
Then some personal information like name of district, name of area, some personal information like gram panchayat will have to be given.Now you have to choose the type of card (APL / BPL / Antodaya)
As you proceed, you will be asked for a lot of information such as the name of your family head, Aadhaar card number, Water ID, Bank account number, Mobile number,
After filling in all the information, at the end you have to click the submit button and in addition you have to have a print.