The Department of Food, Civil Supplies & Consumer Affairs, Government of Karnataka has again resumed receiving the applications for new Ration cards. The procedure is not very easy and has to be done online.
Here is the Procedure to apply for New Ration Card through Online :
1. Please send applicant name in full as SMS to 9212357123
(example: RCNEW Karthik M Patil)
in your “sms” the applicant name should be complete without any spelling errors, as it will not be allowed to do any change in the application.}
2. As soon as you SMS the applicant name, your mobile will receive a
“ Entry /token number and a security code” instantly.
Use this token number and the security code to open your online ration card application at the Photo Bio center in ( urban areas) in the presence of a valid Ration card holder as your introducer.
See this link for the complete list of Photo Bio centres.(Select Belgaum in the drop down menu)
3. Fill up all your required family information in the online application format without any errors.
4. Upload your family members photographs and biometrics.
5. It is mandatory to carry your recent electricity bill, a photo ID proof and address proof original documents to the photo center. All these three documents should be scanned and uploaded online at the photo center without fail.
6. It is also mandatory to introduce you as an applicant by any known valid ration card holder of your taluk.
7. Hence you have to be accompanied by a known valid card holder of your area as your INTRODUCER to the photo center, while uploading your family members biophoto details. The introducer should carry his original ration card and his resent electricity bill with him.
8. After the complete filling of your online application, get a “self declaration” downloaded and printed at the photo-bio center.
9. Self declaration should be jointly signed by the applicant and the photo-bio center login person.,scan this signed declaration and upload online.
The rate fixed for online submission of application, photographs and finger print biometrics of family members in the Photo-bio center is Rs 50/- only.