Andhra Pradesh New Ration Card 2023
Residents of cities or towns of Andhra Pradesh who fall below the poverty line or just above the poverty line can apply for a ration card. A ration card helps a person to buy food items at subsidized rates. Ration card also acts as a valid government document.
Ration card is still considered an important legal document which is used for identity and address verification. Originally the ration card was used to get the household needs at a subsidized price so that all the people could benefit from the government schemes. However, most of the government entities accept the ration card as a proof of identity or address while applying for different services. Therefore, it is recommended that all the families obtain the ration card at a convenient time. In this article, we go through the Andhra Pradesh Ration Card in detail along with the process of ration card application.
Andhra Pradesh Ration Card List 2023
Visit the official website of Food Department of Andhra Pradesh
Select the district on the home page, then select the division.
You will then have the option to export a list to Microsoft Excel. Once you have exported the list, you can easily check Andhra Pradesh Ration Card List Andhra Pradesh Ration Card Eligibility
Those who earn less than Rs 10,000 per month in rural areas and Rs 12,000 per month in urban areas are eligible to apply for this type of ration card.
Documents required to apply for Andhra Pradesh Ration Card
List of documents you need to submit to apply for Andhra Pradesh Ration Card:
proof of identity
proof of address
proof of income
MeeSeva Application Form duly filed and signed. The form can be obtained from the Meeseva website
How to Apply for Andhra Pradesh Ration Card
Types of Ration Card in Andhra Pradesh
In Andhra Pradesh, there are two types of ration cards as of under:
- White Ration Cards
- Pink Ration Cards
White Ration Cards
The white ration cards are for people who fall under the poverty line. Persons having white ration card can obtain supplies at subsidized cost from the Government.
Pink Ration Cards
The pink ration cards are for the people who are above the poverty line. Persons having pink ration card cannot purchase rations at a subsidized cost.
Ration Card Application Procedure
The applicant can submit Andhra Pradesh Ration Card application online or offline as below.
You can apply online for Andhra Pradesh Ration Card by following the answers given below:
You can visit Meeseva Portal to apply for Andhra Pradesh Ration Card
After visiting the website, click on Meeseva Online Portal
Then you have to click on ‘NRE Registration’ after which an application form will be displayed on your computer screen
Fill the form and ensure that all the details filled by you are correct. You will also need to create your desired login ID and password for the process
After filling all the details, click on ‘Submit’
You can then use your login id and password to login to the Meeseva portal
Then you can apply for ration card by filling the application form and uploading all the required documents. Make sure all the details provided by you are correct
Once you have filled the form and uploaded the documents, review it and click on ‘Submit’. your form will be submitted
You will get a reference number which you can use to check your ration card status
You can either download the ration card application form from Meeseva website and you can take a printout of it and then proceed to fill it. Once done, you can visit the nearest ration shop and submit the form along with all the required documents. You can also get the form from the nearest ration shop. Once you submit the documents and application form, you will receive a reference number which you can use to check the status of your ration card. How to check Andhra Pradesh Ration Card Status
Click on ‘Check Status’ tab
Enter your ration card number or your aadhar card number
Your ration card status will be displayed
How to Download Andhra Pradesh Ration Card Online
To download your Andhra Pradesh Ration Card online you need to follow the below mentioned steps:
Go to the website of Department of Consumer Affairs, Food and Civil Supplies, Andhra Pradesh Public Distribution System by clicking on the link
Scroll down and you will find the option ‘Print Ration Card’
Under the option there will be a box in which you have to enter the ration card number. Enter the number and click ‘Print’
Then you can save the ration card in PDF format and download it or simply take a printout of the ration card
How to Change Name in Andhra Pradesh Ration Card
You can directly get the Ration Card Data Correction Application Form from the Meeseva website or the official website of the Andhra Pradesh State Government and then take a print out of it.
Enter the name of the person you want to become a ration card holder. You can also submit this form if your name is spelled wrong. After filling the form visit the nearest ration shop or service center along with all the required documents including your ration card and submit. Your documents will be reviewed and the ration card updated in your name will be sent to your residential address. How to Change Address in Andhra Pradesh Ration Card
You have to download the Ration Card Data Correction Application Form either from the Meeseva website or the official website of the Andhra Pradesh State Government and get a printout.
In the form, enter the new address which you want to update in your ration card. Once the form is filled, send your application form to the nearest ration shop or service center . Go to and clearly mention your new address in all the required documents including your ration card and proof of address and submit it. Once submitted, your form and documents will be reviewed and if found correct, ration card with your updated address will be sent to your communication address.
What other eligibility criteria do I need to fulfill in order to apply for AP Rice Card?
Monthly power consumption should be less than 300 units
Applicant or any family member should not own any four wheeler
Applicant or any family member should not pay income tax
Households living in urban area having property less than 750 sq ft or no property in their name
The total land holding should be less than 3 acres of wetland or 10 acres of dry land or 10 acres of dry and wet land together.
Must be domicile of Andhra Pradesh
District wise PMU & Device Vendor Contact Numbers
|District||PMUPerson Name||PMU Contact No.||Device Vendor Contact No.|
|East Godavari||P.Bapu Rao||9177002689||9133302247|
|Guntur||B.Murali Srinivasa Reddy||8885557330||9133302248|
|Prakasam||K Ramesh Babu||8341815719||9701601414|
|Kadapa||B Uday Krishna||9491780809||9133302242|
|Anantapur||M Shiva Chandra Prasad||9494310014||9133302241|
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Frequently Asked Questions on Andhra Pradesh Ration Card
Do I have to pay any application fee while applying for Andhra Pradesh Ration Card?
No, you do not have to pay any application fee while applying for Andhra Pradesh Ration Card.
Can I link my Aadhaar with my Ration Card?
So yes, you can link your aadhaar with your ration card
How long will it take to get Andhra Pradesh Ration Card after applying for it?
It should not take more than 15 days to get your Andhra Pradesh Ration Card after applying for it.
Can married couples apply for Andhra Pradesh Ration Card?
Yes, married couples can apply for Andhra Pradesh provided one of the spouses must be a domicile of the state.
The Andhra Pradesh government has introduced E-Ration Cards through EPDS (Electronic Public Distribution System) so that the public would find it very convenient to access civil supply services. Users can check the rates and availability of the grains online through the EPDS platform.