Tamil Nadu government started digitising ration cards, called Smart Ration Cards. Citizens of Tamil Nadu state can apply online for the smart ration card and convert the ration card to a smart ration card. The state government is distributing the goods also online. This article discusses changing the TNPDS sugar card to a rice card online. People can also do a status check of sugar card/ration card to rice card conversion online.
Citizens of Tamil Nadu are permitted to convert sugar cards to rice cards, meaning people who have sugar cards can convert them to rice cards. The conversion process will start online soon.
People can also check the change of ration card to rice card status online. Citizens with sugar cards must apply to convert them into rice cards through the TNPDS official portal.
Change TNPDS Ration Card to Rice Card
Recently, Tamil Nadu Food Minister R Kamaraj stated that due to the cardholder’s essential requirements, the Chief Minister ordered a chance for the citizens to change ration cards to rice cards.
Due to high demand, the Public Distribution System department started a 16-day drive to change ration cards to rice cards online.
- The applicants must be permanent residents of Tamil Nadu.
- Applicants must be valid sugar cardholders.
- Applicants must be registered on the TNPDS portal.
District wise Status
Ariyalur, Chennai, Chengalpattu, Coimbatore, Cuddalore, Dharmapuri, Dindigal, Erode, Kanchipuram, Kallakurichi, Kanyakumari, Krishnagiri, Karur, Madurai, Nagapattinam, Nilgiris, Namakkal, Pudukkottai, Perambalur, Ranipet, Ramanathapuram, Salem, Sivaganga, Thanjavur, Tenkasi, Theni, Thoothukudi (Tuticorin), Tirunelveli, Tirupathur, Tiruchirappalli, Tiruppur, Tiruvallur, Tiruvannamalai, Vellore, Tiruvarur, Virudhunagar, Villupuram.
How to change TNPDS Sugar Card to Rice Card?
- First, people who want to change a TNPDS sugar card to a rice card online must visit the official website of TNPDS.
- Click here to change their card type on the home page.
- The login page opens; now, the applicants must enter the mobile number and captcha code and click “register it.”
- Now OTP generates, enters the OTP and proceeds.
- Again the dashboard page opens with various options. Click on Change ration card to rice card.
- Now a page opens with the disclaimer option. Click on the disclaimer.
- After entering the details, click on the submit option.
- An acknowledgement and a reference number will be displayed on the screen.
How to Check the Status of Sugar Card to Rice Card Conversion Online?
- First, visit the official website of TNPDS to check the status of converting ration cards to rice cards online.
- The login page opens; enter the mobile number and captcha code and click the submit option.
- OTP generates to the mobile number, enter OTP, and click on the status check.
- Enter the application reference number and click on submit option.
- Status check of sugar card to rice card online will be displayed on the screen.