Ration card is an official certificate which is provided by all the State Governments to its citizen for purchasing subsidized provisions. The Gujarat Government has decided to issue new bar-coded ration cards as per the Food, Civil Supplies & Consumer Affairs Department. The objective of the issue of new ration card is to eliminate the duplicate and bogus ration cards and cover all eligible beneficiaries in the state of Gujarat. In this article, we look at the guidelines for obtaining a Gujarat ration card in detail.
Purpose of Ration Card
Ration card is a mandatory document that can be used as a legal identity proof. The government of Gujarat provides a subsidy for essential food items and commodities for ration card holders.
Documents Required to Apply for Gujarat Ration Card
When applying for a ration card, it is necessary to submit the following documents along with the application form.
- Proof of Date of Birth.
- Proof of Residence.
- PAN card.
- Driving license.
- Passport size photograph.
- Aadhaar Card.
Online Application Procedure for New Ration Card
To register for a new ration card online, the user applicant must follow the below-given steps:
Step 1: The applicant must visit the official website of Gujarat Government using the link: https://www.digitalgujarat.gov.in/
Step 2: The applicant must already be registered with the portal. If a new user, then registers yourself with the Digital Gujarat official portal.
Step 3: After the successful registration, click on the “Revenue” menu on the home page.
Step 4: Then select “Application for New Ration Card” under the online services.
Step 5: You will be led to the next page, here you have click on the “Apply online” button for filing the form online.
Step 6: You have to enter your login id and password and then click on the “Continue to Service” button.
Step 7: Now give all the required details in the form. Then click on “update profile” button to save your profile and click on the “Next” button.
Step 8: You will be guided to the Ration Card Applicant details page, where you have to specify all the required information in the form.
Step 9: After filling all the details in the application form click on the “Submit” button.
The applicant may download the application from the official website of Digital Gujarat portal. The application form is reproduced below: