In many states of the country, banks are also making rounds to take advantage of the Ration Card Portability facility. The Uttarakhand Government has made it mandatory for the bank to make a draft of Rs 25 for the change in name, address, or age in the ration card.
new Delhi. The Central Government is constantly trying to implement the One Nation One Ration Card Scheme across the country. At present, the scheme has been implemented in 26 states and union territories in the country. In this process, people are asked to link the ration card to Aadhar (Ration Card linking with Aadhar). 30 September 2020 is the last date to link the ration card to Aadhaar. If you did not link the ration card to Aadhaar before September 30, then you may have further problems. For this, banks are also going round to take advantage of the ration portability facility in many states of the country. The Uttarakhand government has made it mandatory for the bank to make a draft of Rs 25 for the change in name, address, or age in the ration card.
Some states will charge for ration portability facility
Uttarakhand government will now make consumers spend 17 rupees instead of 10 for ration card portability facility. Food and Supplies Department of Uttarakhand will now provide a ration card portability facility only through bank draft. Ration cardholders have made a draft of Rs 25 mandatory for any change in name, address, or age in the ration card.
Making state and making ration card is a matter of state
Explain that making a ration card is a matter of state government. Many state governments charge money for this, so many state governments offer this service to their citizens only for free. The Union Consumer and Food Ministry says that making ration cards is a state subject. Which state collects money or makes it free is a matter of state. As far as the ration card portability facility is concerned, it is mandatory to link the ration card to Aadhaar and to have internet service with the EPOS (Electronic Point of Sale) machine. Without this, you cannot avail of the ration portability facility. Ration card portability facility is available to BPL cardholders only.
There are 24 crore ration cardholders in the country
There are about 24 crore ration cardholders in the country. Now only 6 days are left for the time limit to link the ration card to Aadhaar. Explain that if the ration card is not linked to Aadhaar, then your name will be deducted from the ration card. Therefore, the remaining ration cardholders, by ration, should link their ration card to Aadhaar by 30 September 2020.