How to Change TNPDS Sugar Card to Rice Card Online?

TNPDS Smart Ration Card

Tamil Nadu government started digitization of ration card and is called Smart Ration Card. 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. In this article, there is information regarding how to change 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.

status check of sugar card to rice card

Citizens of Tamil Nadu are permitted to convert sugar cards to rice cards which means people who have sugar cards can convert to rice cards. The conversion process will start soon online.

People can also check the change of ration card to rice card status online. Citizens who have sugar cards must apply to convert into rice cards through TNPDS official portal.

Change TNPDS Ration Card to Rice Card

Recently, the 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.

Eligibility Criteria

  • The applicants must be a 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 Online?

  • First, people who want to change a TNPDS sugar card to a rice card online must visit the official website of TNPDS.
  • Click on the, click here to change their card type on the home page.

status check of sugar card to rice card

  • Login page opens; now, the applicants must enter the mobile number, captcha code and click on the “register it.”

TNPDS Change rice card

  • Now OTP generates, enter the OTP and proceed.
  • 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.

ration card to rice card online

  • After entering the details, click on the submit option.
  • An acknowledgment along with a reference number will be displayed on the screen.

How to Check 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.
  • Login page opens; enter the mobile number, captcha code and click on 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 display on the screen.

20 thoughts on “How to Change TNPDS Sugar Card to Rice Card Online?”

  1. PLease allow those who missed the earlier window to convert sugar card to rice card.
    Checked online. It is not allowing. Hope the new govt will take some steps for those who missed it

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  2. We request the Tamil Nadu Government to enable convert sugar card to rice card option. As on today, this option is disabled. There is incorrect information in the Net, stating that this option is enabled and will be in force up to 20th December 2021.

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  3. We have been checking TNPDS site since 2020 to convert our sugar card to rice card. Please enable the option to convert the sugar card to rice card. Thanks in advance.

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