TNPDS Smart Ration Card Status 2021: Family Card Number In Tamilnadu


TNPDS Ration Card Status | Tamil Nadu Digital Ration Card | TNPDS Application Form

TNPDS Smart Ration Card 2021: As you are well aware, the process “Digitization” by the government is going very fast. In view of this, the Tamil Nadu government has started the digitalization of the ration card. Therefore, the distribution or delivery of TNPDS Ration Card  will also available through online mode.. Today under this article, we will discuss about the step by step procedure through which you can apply for the digital ration card in Tamil Nadu State. We will also going to share the step by step procedure through which you can check the status of your smart Ration card online.

TNPDS Ration Card Conversion of Sugar into Rice

So far, there are around 5,80,298 ration card holders in Tamil Nadu. These cardholders have requested the Government of Tamil Nadu to convert their sugar option family cards into rice option cards. The Government of Tamil Nadu has decided to allow this request of people and convert sugar opted family cards into rice opted ration cards. Therefore all those citizens of Tamil Nadu who have previously opted for sugar may now opt for rice.

  • For this purpose, the cardholders are advised to download the application form from the official portal and submit it to the local official between 5 December 2020 to 20 December 2020.
  • All those candidates who will submit the application form are advised to attach all the important documents along with the photocopy of the existing ration card.
  • Last year the Government of Tamil Nadu had made a similar statement asking the citizens to convert their ration card. At that time, a large number of cardholders at that time also had submitted an application to convert their ration cards.

Tamil Nadu Digital Ration Card

Currently, there are four types of digital ration cards available for the residents of Tamil Nadu State. The list of different types of ration card is as given below:-

  • Light Green Cards: For rice and other commodities from the Fair Price Shops (FPS), Light Green Cards are supplied.
  • White Green Cards: For extra 3kg sugar over the prescribed quota, white cards are supplied.
  • No commodity card: No commodity card is supplied to the people who are not entitled to draw any commodity from ration shops.
  • Khaki cards: Khaki cards are supplied to the police personnel up to the rank of inspectors.

Details Regarding TNPDS Smart Ration Card

Official websitehttps://www.tnpds.gov.in/
NameRation Card
Launched ByTNPDS (Tamil Nadu Public Distribution System)
BeneficiariesResidents of Tami Nadu
ObjectiveDistribution Of Ration Card

Objectives of Tamil Nadu Digital Ration Card

  • Fraudulent practices will be prevented to some extent.
  • Resident information will be authentic.
  • Prevents paper, printing and distribution costs.
  • The conversion will be less time-consuming.
  • The residents will now just have to apply for a ration card online which will be beneficial and efficient.
  • This conversion process will provide transparency to the residents.

Important Documents

The following documents are required while applying for the digital ration card in Tamil Nadu:-

  • Aadhar Card
  • Pan Card
  • Recent Size Photography Pass
  • Bank passbook
  • Caste/Category certificate
  • Income certificate
  • Electricity bill

How to apply online for TNPDS Application Form?

Step 1: First of all, you have to visit the official website of “TNPDS department” https://www.tnpds.gov.in/ and click on Apply for electronic card.

TNPDS Application Form

Step 2: After this, click on the “New smart card application” option or the link.

New smart card application

Step 3: Now, register yourself at the portal.

Step 4: After this, fill the application form by providing all the basic details.

Step 5: Now, attach all the asked documents.

Step 6:  After this, fill the basic details like Add family member details, gas connection details, and declaration.

Step 7:  After this, click on ”submit”  button.

Step 8:  After this, a reference number will be generated.

Step 9:  Keep it safe for future use.

 

TNPDS Application Procedure by Ration Shop (Offline mode)

If you are not being able to apply for the card via online mode then you can aslo follow the simple steps by visiting the ration shop:-

  • First, visit the respective ration shop.
  • Collect the application form from the shop.
  • You may also download it online.
  • Fill up the asked details in application form.
  • Now, attach all the asked documents.
  • After this, submit the form at the concerned department.
  • After this, reference number will be generated.
  • Keep it safe for future use.

Application Procedure by Mobile App

You may also download an app from the Play Store and apply for the card. The link for the Mobile app is given below:-

Procedure to Add Member

Step 1: First of all, you have to visit the official website of “TNPDS department” https://www.tnpds.gov.in/

Step 2: On the homepage, click on “Add Member” link tab.

tnpds Add Member

Step 3: After this, you have to enter your registered “mobile number” and “captcha code”.

Step 4: After this, click on “Submit” button.

tnpds add member

Step 5: After this, a new form will open before you where you have to enter all the required details.

Step 6: After that, attach all the important/required documents.

Step 7: Now, click on “submit” button.

How to Change the Address in TNPDS?

Step 1: First of all, you have to visit the official website of “TNPDS department” https://www.tnpds.gov.in/

Step 2: On the homepage, click on to change address button.

Change the Address in TNPDS

Step 3: After this, you will have to the login to the portal by entering the registered mobile number and captcha code.

Change the Address in TNPDS

Step 4: After this, enter all the required details.

Step 5: After that, upload all the important documents.

Step 6: After that click on submit button.

How to change the Head Of The Family ?

Step 1: First of all, you have to visit the official website of “TNPDS department” https://www.tnpds.gov.in/

Step 2: On the homepage, click on change the head of the family.

Step 3: After this, you will have to the login to the portal by entering the registered mobile number and captcha code.

change the Head Of The Family

Step 4: After this, enter all the required details.

Step 5: After that, upload all the important documents.

Step 6: After that click on submit button.

How to Remove the Family Member?

Step 1: First of all, you have to visit the official website of “TNPDS department” https://www.tnpds.gov.in/

Step 2: On the homepage, click on remove the family member.

Step 3: After this, you will have to the login to the portal by entering the registered mobile number and captcha code.

Step 4: After this, enter all the required details.

Step 5: After that, upload all the important documents.

Step 6: After that click on submit button.

 

How to check TNPDS Smart Ration Card Status?

Step 1: First of all, you have to visit the official website of “TNPDS department” https://www.tnpds.gov.in/

Step 2: On the homepage, click on Application status option.

Step 3: Or visit the link given here https://www.tnpds.gov.in/pages/registeracard/register-a-card-status.xhtml

Step 4: After clicking, a new web page will appear on the screen.

Step 5: Now, enter your “registration number”.

Step 6: Now, click on the submit button.

Step 7: After this, the application status will appear on your screen.

How to Register a Complain in TNPDS?

For filing any complaint in the TNPDS (Tamil Nadu Public Distribution system) portal, you need to follow the simple steps given below:-

Step 1: First of all, you have to visit the official website of “TNPDS department” https://www.tnpds.gov.in/

Step 2: After visiting the above link, click on “Register a complaint” option.

Register a Complain in tnpds

Step 3: Or click here

Step 4: Enter the following-

  • Name
  • Mobile no.
  • Email
  • Description of the complaint

Step 5: After this, click on “submitbutton.

How to Reprint Smart Card Status

To reprint your smart card status, you need to follow the simple steps given below:-

Step 1: First of all, you have to visit the official website of “TNPDS department” https://www.tnpds.gov.in/

Step 2: On the home page, select the reprint smart card statusoption.

Reprint Smart Card Status

Step 3: After this, you will have to the login to the portal by entering the registered “mobile number” and “captcha code”.

Step 4: After this, select “submit” option and select “view ration card status” link.

Step 5: After clicking the link, the Status will appear, take out the print by giving the command (ctrl+P).

 

How to Make Changes In Your Ration Card?

To make changes in your smart card, you need to follow the simple steps given below:-

Step 1: First of all, you have to visit the official website of “TNPDS department” https://www.tnpds.gov.in/

Step 2: After clicking the link, select the option as per the change you want to make available on the right-hand side of the Homepage.

Step 3: After this, you will have to login to the portal by entering the registered “mobile number” and “captcha code”.

Step 4: After this, enter all the required details.

Step 5: After that, upload all the important documents.

Step 6: After this, submit the request by clicking the “submit” option.

Check Card Related Service Request Status

To check the card related service request status, you need to follow the simple steps given below:-

Step 1: First of all, you have to visit the official website of “TNPDS department” https://www.tnpds.gov.in/

Step 2: After this, click on the “card related service request status” option.

Step 3: After this, enter the reference number and select the submit option.

Step 4: The status will be available on your computer screen.

 

How to Apply For Duplicate Electronic Family Card

Step 1: First of all, you have to visit the official website of “TNPDS department” https://www.tnpds.gov.in/

Step 2: After visiting the above link, click on the “apply for duplicate electronic family card” option.

Step 3: After this, you will have to login to the portal by entering the registered “mobile number” and “captcha code”.

Step 4: After this, you will have to enter all the required details and attach all the necessary document.

Step 5: Now, click on “submit” button.

TNPDS SMS Services

SMS the code from Registered Mobile Number to 9773904050 .

SMS CODE DESCRIPTION

  • PDS <space> 101 – Availability of Commodity at Ration Shop
  • PDS <space> 102 – Status of Ration Shop (Open / Close)
  • PDS <space> 107 – Complaints about Billing

Few important links to track TNPDS Ration Card Tamil Nadu

Contact Number

If you are still facing any problem then you may contact the helpline number or can even write an email to the department of food supply and consumer protection, Government of Tamil Nadu.

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