ahara.kar.nic.in – Online Ration Card Application form Karnataka bangalore
You can now apply online for your ration card in Bangalore Karnataka with online application
The Department of Food, Civil Supplies & Consumer Affairs, Government of Karnataka enforces The Essential Commodities Act 1955 and various Control Orders issued thereunder to ensure proper control of the supply and distribution of, and trade and commerce in, certain commodities. The Department also administers the Targeted Public Distribution System which is an important constituent of the strategy for food security to the population Below Poverty Line.
The following types of ration cards are issued in the State:
- Green cards and Yellow cards are issued to BPL families living in rural areas and urban slums.
- Antyodaya Anna Yojana cards are issued to poorest of the poor families living in rural areas and urban slums. The number of cards so issued is limited to 4.797 lakh families as prescribed by the Government of India.
- APL cards which are of two types, namely saffron cards and photo cards, are issued to families living above the poverty line (APL). Saffron cards are issued to APL families in rural areas and photo cards are issued to APL families in urban areas.
- Honorary cards are issued to families which do not desire rationed commodities but require ration cards for identification purposes only.
The State Government will ensure constant checking of ration cards to identify and eliminate bogus ration cards and to take stern action against persons found guilty of misusing the benefits of the TPDS.
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