Karnataka Ration Card

Karnataka Ration Card: Citizens can avail of the Karnataka Ration Card Application form 2020 from the ahara.kar.nic.in official website and applicant who already applied for the Karnataka Ration Card can check the Karnataka Ration Card Status Online. Avail the information for Ration Card Coupon Download Karnataka, Ration Card Update Mobile Number Karnataka by visiting the Food, Civil Supplies, and Consumer Affairs Department. Here applicants can get the details on how to check Karnataka Ahara Ration Card Status, Eligibility for Karnataka Ration Card, Karnataka Ration Card Status Online and more

 

Updated: Jun 09, 2020 11:40 IST

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Karnataka Ration Card

Karnataka Ration Card:

State Government of Karnataka offers ration cards to households eligible to purchase subsidized food grain under the National Food Security Act from the Public Distribution System. It is issued by the Department of Food, Civil Supplies and Consumer Affairs (ahara.kar.nic.in), and serves as proof of identity. The system was implemented in Karnataka to distribute the ration to the weaker sections identified by different sources and to provide them with food security. Here we have all the information you need to know about the Karnataka government's ration card.

Karnataka Ration Card Details:

Karnataka Ration Card Details
State Name Karnataka
Concerned Department Food, Civil Supplies, and Consumer Affairs Department, Govt. of Karnataka
Mode of Checking Status / List / Application Online
Official Website ahara.kar.nic.in

What are the different types of Ration Card issued in Karnataka?

There are four different ration cards that are issued to citizens based on their financial conditions as well as the level of income. The various types of ration cards issued to Karnataka citizens are

  • Priority House Hold (PHH) Ration Cards

  • Annapurna Yojna (AY) Ration Cards

  • Antyodaya Anna Yojna (AAY) Ration Cards

  • Non-Priority House Hold (NPHH) Ration Cards

Priority House Hold (PHH) Ration Cards: This type of PHH ration cards are issued to citizens who are part of the state's rural areas. PHH category RCs are further broken down into 2 subgroups to provide monthly subsidized food grains. Rice can now be produced at Rs. 3 per Kg, wheat at Rs . 2 per Kg and coarse grains at Rs . 1 per Kg.

Annapurna Yojna (AY) Ration Cards: Annapurna Yojana ration cards are issued to poor citizens older than 65. The state govt gives them 10 Kg of food grains per month.

Antyodaya Anna Yojna (AAY) Ration Cards: AYY ration cards are provided to households with an annual income of under Rs. 15,000. These families are getting cheaper prices of food grains than other holders of ration cards. These households get Rs. 3 per kg of rice, and Rs. 2 per kg of wheat.

Non-Priority House Hold (NPHH) Ration Cards: NPHH ration cards are issued to those families whose annual income is stable.

Who can apply for Karnataka Ration Card?

  • Applicants who are permanent Karnataka residents may apply 

  • Households who do not already have a State ration card are eligible

  • Newly married couples are allowed to apply for a new ration card

  • Citizens with temporary ration cards with the expiring date are eligible

What are the documents required to apply for Karnataka Ration Card?

The documents which must be submitted during the Karnataka ration card application are as follows:

  • Passport size photograph

  • Address proof

  • Identity proof

  • Age proof

  • Income proof

  • Certificate from the Ward Councillor or Pradhan

  • Tenancy agreement

How to Apply for Karnataka Ration Card Online? 

In Karnataka, you can apply for a ration card online. Follow the steps mentioned below: 

  • Visit Food, Civil Supplies, and Consumer Affairs Department official website

  • Click on E-services tab

  • Under e-Ration Card select New Ration Card 

  • Choose preferred language

  • Then click on New Ration card request

  • Choose the type of ration card

  • Enter the Aadhaar number and click GO

  • After successful verification authenticate with fingerPrint verification and OTP

  • When OTP option is selected an SMS will be sent to the registered mobile number 

  • Type the OTP number and click on GO

  • After successful verification, Aadhaar details will be displayed

  • Click on Add button to get the application number

  • Fill the details and submit the application form

How to Check Karnataka Ahara Ration Card Status Online?

The status of the Karnataka Ahara Ration Card can be checked on-line after you apply for the ration card. To do so, follow the steps given below:

  • Visit ahara.kar.nic.in official website

  • Click on E-services tab

  • Select E-status

  • Choose Status of the new/defending ration card

  • Click on the appropriate division

  • Select Status of Ration card 

  • Choose the type of verification

  • Enter the RC no and Click on GO

  • Finally, the status will be displayed on the screen

Karnataka Ration Card- FAQ

1. What is Karnataka Ration Card?

State Government of Karnataka offers ration cards to households eligible to purchase subsidized food grain under the National Food Security Act from the Public Distribution System. It is issued by the Department of Food, Civil Supplies and Consumer Affairs (ahara.kar.nic.in), and serves as proof of identity.

2. What are the different types of Ration Card issued in Karnataka?

There are four different ration cards that are issued to citizens based on their financial conditions as well as the level of income. The various types of ration cards issued to Karnataka citizens are Priority House Hold (PHH) Ration Cards, Annapurna Yojna (AY) Ration Cards, Antyodaya Anna Yojna (AAY) Ration Cards and Non-Priority House Hold (NPHH) Ration Cards.

3. What is all about the Antyodaya Anna Yojna (AAY) Ration Cards?

AYY ration cards are provided to households with an annual income of under Rs. 15,000. These families are getting cheaper prices of food grains than other holders of ration cards. These households get Rs. 3 per kg of rice, and Rs. 2 per kg of wheat.

4. What is all about Annapurna Yojna (AY) Ration Cards?

Annapurna Yojana ration cards are issued to poor citizens older than 65. The state govt gives them 10 Kg of food grains per month.

5. Who can apply for Karnataka Ration Card?

To apply for Karnataka Ration Card, applicants who are permanent Karnataka residents may apply, Households who do not already have a State ration card are eligible, Newly married couples are allowed to apply for a new ration card and Citizens with temporary ration cards with the expiring date are eligible.