One Nation One Ration Card 'Mera Ration' app to Mobile App

 Government launches 'Mera Ration' mobile app The beneficiaries will be able to use the app to identify the nearest fair price shop and check details of their entitlement and recent transactions.

Union Ministry of Consumer Affairs, Food, and Public Distribution on March 12, 2021, launched the "Mera Ration" Mobile App for those ration card holders who migrate to new places in search of livelihood.

One Nation One Ration Card 'Mera Ration' app to Mobile App


Currently, 32 States and Union Territories are covered under the One Nation One Ration Card (ONORC) and the remaining four States and UTs are expected to be integrated into the scheme in the next few months.

The One Nation One Ration Card system covers almost 69 crore National Food Security Act (NFSA) beneficiaries in the country. The scheme has proven to be of tremendous value-added service to each NFSA beneficiary during the COVID-19 pandemic, especially migrants, as it allowed them to avail themselves the benefit of subsidized foodgrains.

What is National Food Security Act?

Under National Food Security Act, the center provides highly subsidized foodgrains at Rs 1-3 per kg to over 81 crore people through the public distribution system (PDS). 

The act also offers ration card portability service 'One Nation One Ration Card (ONORC)' in 32 states and union territories.

Mera Ration app

•The beneficiaries will be able to use the 'Mera Ration' app to identify the nearest fair price shop and check details of their entitlement and recent transactions.

•The Android-based mobile application has been developed by the National Informatics Centre (NIC). 

•It is currently available in Hindi and the English language. Gradually, it will be made available in 14 languages. The languages will be identified based on places where migrant people move mostly to. 

Mera Ration' Key Features 

•The migrant beneficiaries will be able to register their migration details through the mobile app. 

•The beneficiaries can register themselves before starting their journey and the system will automatically allocate the entitled foodgrains.

•The NFSA beneficiaries will be able to use the app to identify the nearest FPS and check details of their foodgrains entitlement and the previous six-month transactions and the status of Aadhaar seeding.

•Through the app, the beneficiary will know what he is entitled to and he need not ask the FPS dealer how much he would get. 

•The beneficiaries can log in into the app using their Aadhaar or ration card number.

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Identification of beneficiaries/households under the National Food Security Act, 2013 (NFSA) and issuance of Antodaya Anna Yojana (AAY) and Priority Household (PHH) ration cards is dealt with by the respective State Government / UT Administration.

To apply for a new ration card or to know the procedure of application, kindly visit the respective State/UT Food Portals

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