There has been a big change in the rules of ration card, know the new rules for taking ration from ration shops

There is good news for the beneficiaries of ration card. The Food and Public Distribution Department has made changes in the rules of ration card. The Food Department is making changes in the standards set for ration card holders from government ration shops and it is being said that the draft of the new standards is now almost ready. She has held several rounds of meetings with the state governments in this regard.

Changes in these rules of ration card

According to the Department of Food and Public Distribution, currently 80 crore people across the country are taking advantage of the National Food Security Act. Many of these are financially affluent. Keeping this in mind, the Ministry of Public Distribution has changed the standards. The new standard will be made completely transparent to avoid any mistake.

Due to this changes made in the ration card (changes made in the ration card due to this)

The Department of Food and Public Distribution has been meeting with the states for the last several months to discuss changes in ration standards. New norms for eligibility have been developed incorporating the suggestions given by the states.

The standards will be finalized at the ration shops. After the implementation of the new standards, only eligible persons will get the benefit, ineligible persons will not be able to take advantage of it. This big change has been made keeping in mind the needy.

Cardholders can avail free ration (Cardholders can avail free ration)

The Department of Food and Public Distribution has implemented the ‘One Nation, One Ration Card Scheme’ in 32 states till December out of which about 690 million beneficiaries, 86 per cent of the population covered by the NFSA, are taking advantage of the scheme. Every month about 15 million people are benefiting from the ration card even while moving from one place to another. In such a situation, the government will give full help to the beneficiary.

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