One Card Will Run Across The Country, Know What Is One Nation - One Ration Card Scheme
The government's National Portability i.e. One Nation One Ration Card scheme will be implemented in 23 states by August 2020.
  • The scheme will be implemented nationwide by March 2021 
  • Scheme implemented in 23 states by August 2020
In the midst of the Corona crisis, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman gave the details of the second installment of the economic package on Thursday. During this time, he made 9 big announcements for migrant laborers, farmers and street workers. During this, he told that One Nation One Ration Card Scheme will be implemented across the country.

One Card Will Run Across The Country, Know What Is One Nation - One Ration Card Scheme

Nirmala Sitharaman said that the scheme will cover 83 percent of the population connected with public distribution. At the same time, 67 crore ration card holders in 23 states (which is 83% of the total PDS population) will come under National Portability by August 2020. However, 100 percent national portability will be achieved before March 2021. Let me tell you that the first One Nation One Ration Card scheme was being implemented in the country from 1st January 2020.

What is plan

Actually, this scheme is like Mobile Number Portability (MNP). Your number does not change in the mobile port and you talk to the same number across the country. Similarly, your ration card will not change in ration card portability. If you understand in easy language, you can use your ration card when going from one state to another. Government ration purchase from other states with this card

Understand by example

Suppose Mohit Kumar is a resident of Jharkhand and his ration card is also from Jharkhand. Through this ration card, he will also be able to buy government ration in Bihar or Delhi at a reasonable price. The government says that this will reduce corruption and fake ration cards. Meaning that there will not be any limit or binding of rules. He can buy ration in any state of the country. The important thing is that no new ration card will be required for this. This means that only your old ration card will be valid for this.

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Which states are in force?

Please tell that 17 states of the country including Uttar Pradesh and Bihar have implemented ration card portability. Those implementing it include states like Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Gujarat, Maharashtra, Haryana, Rajasthan, Karnataka, Kerala, Madhya Pradesh, Goa, Jharkhand and Tripura.