Explained: What is the ‘One Nation, One Ration Card’ system

News: Finance minister has announced the national rollout of a ‘One Nation, One Ration Card’ system in all states and Union Territories by March 2021. Facts: One nation one ration card System: It envisages inter-state portability of ration cards under National Food Security Act, 2013(NFSA). Under this, the migratory ration card holders can take their… Continue reading Explained: What is the ‘One Nation, One Ration Card’ system

5 more states under One Nation, One Ration Card Plan

News: Consumer Affairs Minister approved the integration of five more States and Union Territories with the National Cluster under the One Nation, One Ration Card plan. These states are Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Punjab, Himachal Pradesh and Dadra and Nagar Haveli and Daman and Diu. Facts: One nation one ration card scheme envisages  inter-state portability of… Continue reading 5 more states under One Nation, One Ration Card Plan

Four more States join ration card portability

The government has extended the inter-state portability of ration cards between Kerala-Karnataka and Rajasthan-Haryana to implement ‘One Nation, One Ration Card’. These two new clusters will join the existing State pairs of Andhra Pradesh and Telangana as well as Maharashtra and Gujarat. One nation one ration card scheme is all about inter-state portability of ration… Continue reading Four more States join ration card portability

One nation, one ration card:Govt launches pilot project

The government has launched inter-state portability of ration cards between Telangana-Andhra Pradesh and Maharashtra-Gujarat as a pilot project to implement ‘One Nation, One Ration Card’ across the country by June 1,2020. The beneficiaries in Telangana and Andhra Pradesh can now buy their quota of ration from Public Distribution System (PDS) or ration shops in either… Continue reading One nation, one ration card:Govt launches pilot project

One Nation-one Ration Card scheme implemented on pilot basis in four States

One nation one ration card scheme was launched on a pilot basis in four states namely Gujarat, Maharashtra,Telangana and Andhra Pradesh.  One nation one ration card scheme is all about inter-state portability of ration cards.It enables the beneficiaries who are taking food grains under the Public Distribution System(PDS) to access the same benefits if they… Continue reading One Nation-one Ration Card scheme implemented on pilot basis in four States