- Manipur, Nagaland and Uttrakhand also joined Jammu and Kashmir with One Nation One Ration Card Scheme
- A total of 24 states and union territories have joined the One Nation One Ration Card scheme from August 1
new Delhi. Under the One Nation One Ration Card of the Union Government, the Union Territories of Jammu and Kashmir (Manipur), Nagaland (Nagaland) and Uttrakhand (Uttrakhand) apart from the Union Territories of Jammu and Kashmir. They have been linked to the National Portability of Ration Card. According to information received from the Union Ministry of Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution, a total of 24 states and union territories have joined the ‘One Nation One Ration Card’ scheme from August 1, 2020. With this, around 65 crore beneficiaries of the National Food Security Act will be able to take advantage of this across the country.
According to the statement given by the Ministry of Food Safety, in the country, ‘One Nation One Ration Card’ is an ambitious scheme and endeavor of the Department, with the objective of ‘IM-PDS of Public Distribution System in all States / Union Territories’ By implementing National Portability under the National Food Security Act, 2013 to ensure delivery of their food security entitlements to all the beneficiaries covered under the National Food Security Act, 2013 wherever they are residing in the country.
According to the Ministry of Incorporation of these new states , Union Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution Minister Ram Vilas Paswan recently reviewed the progress of the ‘One Nation One Ration Card’ scheme, which includes Jammu and Kashmir, Manipur, Nagaland and Uttarakhand Technical preparation of was found to be required. Hence, the department has linked them with the 20 States and Union Territories already included in the National Portability Cluster from August 1. Thus a total of 24 states and union territories have come under the ‘One Nation One Ration Card’ from August 1, 2020, including Andhra Pradesh, Bihar, Dadra and Nagar Haveli and Daman and Diu, Goa, Gujarat, Haryana, Himachal. The states are Jammu, Kashmir, Jharkhand, Karnataka, Kerala, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Manipur, Mizoram, Nagaland, Odisha, Punjab, Rajasthan, Sikkim, Telangana, Tripura, Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand.
The facility will be able to take 80 percent of the total beneficiaries from anywhere
, through the national portability of ration cadres, the Ministry said that about 80 percent of the total beneficiaries of NFSA i.e. around 65 crore population are now in any of these states and union territories anywhere. Can take grain of its share. Through this system, migrant beneficiaries of National Food Security Act, who keep changing their place of residence frequently in search of temporary employment etc., now have electronic point of sale equipment installed at any fair price shop of their choice in the country But you can take your quota grains using your existing ration card through biometric and Aadhar card based authentication.