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Over 4 Crore Ration Cards Canceled In India, Govt Reveals

The Union Government canceled 4.28 crore bogus ration cards between (2014-2021) in India. Sadhvi Niranjan Jyoti, the Minister of State for Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution, addressed the Lok Sabha and informed the same. She said, states and UTs with the use of technology and Aadhar Card linkage, reported over 4.28 crore fake, unauthorized, ineligible, and inactive ration cards and canceled them.

Fri, 10 Dec 2021 - 07:02 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Union government, India, Ration Card, lok sabha, Delhi

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SC Seeks Reply From Centre, States Over Cancelling 3Cr Ration Cards

The Supreme Court has sought a response from the Centre and State governments over the cancellation of three crore ration cards not linked to Aadhar cards. Terming the termination "too serious a matter", the CJI SA Bobde-headed bench examined the matter after senior advocate Colin Gonsalves underlined the broader issue of starvation deaths provoked by card cancellation. Emphasizing the urgency to not appraise the issue as adversarial, SC… read-more

Wed, 17 Mar 2021 - 05:22 PM / by Ashly Ann Varghese

Tags: Supreme Court, Centre, State governments, Ration Card, Aadhar, starvation deaths

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One Nation One Ration Card: Govt Launches App For NFSA Beneficiaries

Advancing the One Nation One Ration Card programme, the Centre launched the 'Mera Ration' app on March 12. The app endeavours easy countrywide mobility of ration cards for the National Food Security Act beneficiaries, especially those migrating for livelihood. Covering 86% NFSA recipients from 32 states, it will render food-grains from any Fair Price Shop through the Aadhaar authentication of ration cards. The mechanism enables families at… read-more

Fri, 12 Mar 2021 - 09:47 PM / by Ashly Ann Varghese

Tags: Mera Ration app, ONORC, NFSA, Ration Card, Aadhar Card, Government

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Andhra Pradesh CM Jaganmohan Reddy.

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Andhra Pradesh Government To Deliver Ration At Doorsteps

To spare elderly/differently-abled people from waiting in long queues, Andhra Pradesh CM Jagan Mohan Reddy on January 21 flagged off 2,500 mobile dispensing units for home-delivery of ration. Under the initiative, the government will provide good quality rice in sealed bags with unique codes to avoid adulteration. The targetted ration card holders can track the delivery vehicle via GPS as well. Reportedly, the delivery service will cost the… read-more

Thu, 21 Jan 2021 - 12:12 PM / by Harsh Vardhan

Tags: Andhra Pradesh, CM Jaganmohan Reddy, Mobile Dispensing Units, Ration Card

Courtesy: The Indian Express