AP Ration Card 2020 : Search EPDS Status {Rice Card List}, Apply Online

Ration card is a very important document nowadays because it offers security of food to the people who are poor. Ration card is a kind of document that is made by government of India. It is a document through which poor people can get food at lower rates. Ration card in sometime also be used as an identification card to avail the benefits of certain government schemes. In this article we are going to discuss the important details of Andhra Pradesh ration card. Many important specification regarding Andhra Pradesh ration card like eligibility criteria, application process, card status etc will be shared in this article.

Replacing Ration Card With Rice Card

From 14 February 2020 the Government of Andhra Pradesh has started to replace the ration card with a new rice card. Nearly 1 crore 29 lakh ration card will be replaced by Andhra Pradesh Government under this process. Nearly 18 lakh beneficiaries were found doubtful as informed by the department of consumer Affairs food and civil services Andhra Pradesh Public distribution system. The officials are going door to door to identify the beneficiary for new Andhra Pradesh rice card. You can get more information regarding replacing ration card with new rice card from its official website that is

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Key Highlights of AP Ration Card 2020

Article aboutAndhra Pradesh Ration Card
Launched byGovernment of Andhra Pradesh
BeneficiariesCitizens of Andhra Pradesh
ObjectiveTo Provide Ration Card
Official Websitehttps://epds2.ap.gov.in/epdsAP/epds
Application ModeOnline
Scheme AvailabilityAvailable

Objective of Ration Card (Rice Card) 2020

  • The main objective of thisll scheme is to replace ration card with rice card so that the residents can get benefit of various government schemes

Benefits Of Ration Card (Rice Card) 2020

The benefits of Ration Card (Rice Card) 2020 launched by the Government of Andhra Pradesh are as follows:-

  • The ration card holders of Andhra Pradesh will get free ration
  • ration card holders of Andhra Pradesh will get 1 kg tur dal
  • The ration will be delivered at the doorstep
  • The card holders will get Rs 1000 directly into their bank account
  • This will help in proper implementation of coronavirus lockdown as people will not go outside to get ration

Eligibility Criteria to register for Ration Card (Rice Card) 2020

To be eligible to register for Ration Card (Rice Card) 2020 the following points are considered

  • Monthly electricity consumption should be less than 300 units.
  • No family member should be Government employee or pensioner (all sanitary workers are exempted.)
  • Family should not own 4 wheeler (Taxi, Auto, Tractors Exempted)
  • No family member should pay income tax.
  • In urban areas family who owns no property or less than 750 sft built up area.
  • Total family income should be less than Rs. 10,000 per month in rural areas and Rs. 12,000/- per month in urban areas.
  • Total land holding of the family should be less than 3 acres of wetland or 10 acres of dry land or 10 acres of both wet and dry land together.

How To Check Beneficiary List Of Andhra Pradesh Rice Card?

  • Go to the official website of Andhra Pradesh food department
  • Now on the homepage select District name, Mandal name, secretary name
AP Ration Card
  • Now rice card beneficiary list will appear in front of you

How To Check Andhra Pradesh Rice Card Status?

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  • Now on the homepage select public reports
  • In the menu bar under the public report section, you will get AP rice card status option
  • Now the status of rice card will be open on your screen

Application Procedure of AP Ration Card

  • Go to the official website
  • You can also visit the Meeseva portal.
  • Register yourself at the Meeseva portal.
  • A login ID and password will be generated.
  • Log in by using the credentials.
  • Fill the application form by providing all the basic details.
  • Attach all the asked documents.
  • Click on Submit
  • A reference number will be generated.
  • Keep it for the future.

Procedure To Do Rice Card e-KYC Online

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  • Now on the homepage, you will see it online user login option
  • Enter the ID and password
  • Now give the head of the family Aadhar card number and enter the captcha code
  • click on get OTP e- KYC option
  • Now OTP will be sent on your mobile number registered with UIDAI Aadhaar
  • Now enter the OTP and provide the required details

Procedure to Check AP Ration Card E-KYC Status

The following steps are to be followed to check e- KYC status:-

  • Visit the website
  • Select Status Check option
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  • You will see a Drop-down menu
  • Check Pulse Survey Search in the menu
  • Now put down your Aadhar Card Number
  • Click Search
  • Your e-KYC details will be shown

Procedure to Check AP Ration Card Application Status

The following steps are to be followed to check Application status:-

  • Visit the website
  • Check “Application search” option
  •  Enter the given details:-
  •        a.Ration number b.Application number
  •  Now submit your application.
  • You will see the Application Status on the screen.

How to Check AP Ration Card List 2020-21

The following steps are to be followed to check ration card list:-

  •  visit this link
  • Check the Ration Card List option.
  • You will see a new page on the screen.
  • Enter your ration number there.
  • Now submit.
  • The list will appear on the website.

To File A Complaint

The following steps are to be followed to file a complaint:-

  •  Visit the website
  •  Click on the “Apply for” option
  • You will see a “Grievance” option, click on that
  • You will see the form page.
  • Enter the Details given below :-
  •        a. Ration card no.
  •        b. UID no.
  • Now submit your form.
  • The ID will appear
  • Note down the ID.

Grievance Status

The following steps are to be followed to know about the grievance status:-

  • Go to the website
  • Enter the grievance ID.
  • You can see the status on the screen.

Transaction History

The following steps are to be followed to know about the transaction history:-

  • Visit the  official website
  • Check the “Transaction History” option on the homepage
  • Enter your ration card number
  • Go through the search button.
  • Transaction history will appear on the screen now.

Procedure to Search Ration Card

The following steps are to be followed to search ration card:-

  • Go to the website of Department
  • Go through to “search ration card” section
  • Enter your ration card number
  • Now, Search and your Ration information appears

Procedure to Print Ration Card

The following steps are to be followed to print ration card:-

  • Go through the website of Department
  • Check “print ration card” section on the homepage
  • Enter the ration card number
  • Print your Ration Card now

Meeseva AP Ration Card

 Following are the list of services you can avail through Meeseva:-

  • Addition of member in ration card in case of birth/ migration
  • Change in Fair Price Shop (FPS)
  • Change in address
  • Correction of date of birth in ration card
  • Conversion of white ration card to pink ration card
  • Deletion of member/ migration of member in ration card
  • Issue of duplicate ration card
  • Correction of names in Ration card
  • Issue of new pink ration card.
  • Surrender of ration card
  • Modification of household head in ration card

Helpline Number

Phone Number – 040-23494808 / 822 or 1967

Email ID- pds-ap@nic.in

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