Ration Card Details Check : The Central Government has started a common registration facility for issuance of ration cards in 11 states and union territories. With this registration, it will be easy for the homeless, destitute, migrants and other eligible beneficiaries to apply for the ration card.
My Ration-My Right
In this regard, Food Secretary Sudhanshu Pandey says that the purpose of ‘Common Registration Facility’ (My Ration-My Right) is to identify eligible beneficiaries in the states and union territories. Which will help in issuing ration cards to the people.
4.7 Crore Ration Cards Canceled
The Food Secretary has informed that in the last 7 to 8 years, about 4.7 crore ration cards belonging to an estimated 18 to 19 crore beneficiaries have been canceled due to various reasons. New cards are also issued by the States and Union Territories to the eligible beneficiaries on a regular basis.
Scheme implemented across the country
The secretary says that initially the new web-based facility will be available on a pilot basis in 11 states and union territories. All the 36 states and union territories will be started by the end of this month. These 11 states and union territories include Assam, Goa, Lakshadweep, Maharashtra, Meghalaya, Manipur, Mizoram, Nagaland, Tripura, Punjab and Uttarakhand.
they are getting benefit
About 81.35 crore persons are getting benefit from the National Food Security Act. About 79.77 crore people get food grains under this act.