To get ration card for the first time, the consumer will
apply in the prescribed form D-1 either in the office of
District Food and Supplies Controller/Assistant Food and
Supplies Officer/Inspector Food and Supplies in whose
jurisdiction his residence falls. These application
forms are available in the office of District Food and
Supplies Controller/ AFSO/IFS.
He will submit two attested photos of passport size, of
his family alongwith the application form.
The applicant (consumer) will give an affidavit
declaring that he has not got prepared any ration card
anywhere in India earlier and name of the members of his
family are not included in any of the ration cards. He
will also declare his permanent address and also
disclose his place/places of residence during the last
five years. He will also undertake that if any
information is found false, he would be liable for
action as specified in the rules/act. A copy of the
affidavit is at Annexure-II.
The consumer will get a slip indicating the date as to
when he should contact the concerned office for getting
The Sub-Inspector/Inspector will verify the particulars
by physical visiting the residence of the applicant and
making necessary enquiries and he will also consult
voter list/census record while making recommendation.
After considering the recommendation, the DFSC/AFSO will
issue the ration card and paste one copy of family
photograph on the same.
The ration card can be collected by the applicant from
the office of District Food and Supplies Controller/
Assistant Food and Supplies Officer/Inspector Food and
Supplies where he submitted his application (Form D-1).