New Ration Card Apply For TNPDS

The Food security Ration card is an important official document which is issued by the Government of India for the citizens. The Ration card main objective is to serve the low income families food grains such as wheat, rice, kerosene, LPG etc. at subsidized rates. The Ration card also serves as an Identity Proof for applying other official documents such as Voter ID, Driving License etc.

After the separation of Telangana State and Andhra Pradesh, the Telangana State Government introduced smart ration cards for the local residents of Telangana. In this article, we will provide you the complete information of how to apply for a new ration card.

The official website of TNPDS is

Steps to Apply for a new ration card online in Tamil Nadu

  1. Visit the official website of Tamil Nadu Public Distribution System (TNPDS).

  2. Click for “Smart Card Application” under the links located in the Homepage of the website.

  3. After clicking on the link, an application form will open.

  4. Fill in the necessary details in the application form. The details include: Name of the Family head, father’s name/husband’s name, address, district, taluk, village, pin code, mobile number, card option, proof of residence.

  5. In the second set of the application form, enter the details about the Gas Connection. It includes:

  • Name of the person in whose name the connection is registered.

  • Oil company

  • LPG Consumer Number

  • Name of the Gas Agency

  • Number of Cylinders

  1. After filling all the required details, upload the residence proof in JPG, PNG or GIF Format. The size should be 100 Kb size.

  2. After completing all the information, click on the submit button.

  3. After the submission you will get a reference number which can help you to track down the status of the smart card application.   




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