How to Correct Tamil Nadu Smart Ration Card Details?

Do you have any mistakes in your Smart Ration Card of Tamilnadu? and Want to correct it Online? If yes, then you have reached at the right place. In this article we have given complete details on how to update your smart ration card depending upon user requirements. So, I suggest you to go thorough the entire article to know the step by step procedure.

This article will help you to correct the wrongly spelled names, address, adding and removing member, changing the family head…etc

Procedure for How to Correct Tamilnadu Smart Ration Card Details

TNPDS website (click here) will allow you to edit the details of your smart ration card online. So, follow the procedure to do it by yourself. For this, you need to open the official website of TNPDS.

It displays the home page with a section of “FOR ELECTRONIC CARD CORRECTION” located at top right, just below the ELECTRONIC CARD SERVICE.

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In this section select “Electronic card transfer” and you will be redirected to a page which will ask your registered mobile number to enter.

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After entering a mobile number, an OTP should enter in the below block which will be sent to your entered mobile number.

Then, a screen with your smart card details will display and then proceed to select the edit the details accordingly.

Here, if you want to upload a picture then it should be in jpeg, gif, PNG format with the size less than 100 kb.

Once you are done with the process you will get a reference number to your registered mobile number.

How to check for the status of TNPDS Smart card Conversion?

This website even allows us to check for the status of smart card conversion. we need to open the home page of TNPDS ( Click Here ).

Now choose the option of “Electronic Card Conversion Status” in the ELECTRONIC CARD CORRECTION.

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It will be redirected to a page with the reference number block.

Enter the reference number and click on the “to record” option

In this way you can track the status of the of your conversion smart card.

How to Add a Member in your Smart Ration Card Tamilnadu Online?

Visit the official TNPDS website ( Click Here )

In the right side of home page, click on “add member” in the section of “ELECTRONIC CARD RELATED SERVICES” located at the bottom right.

It will redirect to the page asking to enter the registered mobile number.

After entering the mobile number and the respective captcha correctly then an OTP will be sent to the mobile number.

Enter the OTP and click on SUBMIT.

Then a page opens with your card details, then go to the select service option.

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It will display a drop down of some options to choose. Select “Add Member” in the drop down options.

Then a block of form to add a member will be displayed

Enter the details that you want to add. Details like

-Name
-Date of Birth
-Relationship
-Gender
-Aadhar Card Number
-Supporting document

Note that you need to upload the document with the size of 100KB in the format of PDF/PNG/JPEG.

After entering click on the “Add Member” button.

Now enable the tick mark in the declaration section. And proceed o click on the “SUBMIT” button.

If it is done a screen with “Your request has been submitted successfully to Add member”, will be displayed along with reference number.

The member will be added in 2 days to 7 days. You can also check by login in the profile after 7 days.

Check this video for  clear understanding!

How to remove family member on smartcard?

Visit the official TNPDS website ( Click Here )

In the right side of home page, click on “add member” in the section of “ELECTRONIC CARD REALTED SERVICES” located at the bottom right.

It will redirect to the page asking to enter the registered mobile number.

After entering the mobile number and the respective captcha correctly then an OTP will be sent to the mobile number.

Enter the OTP and click on SUBMIT.

Then a page opens with your card details, then go to the select service option.

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It will give a drop down of some options to choose. Select “Remove Member” in the drop down options.

Then a list of family numbers will display with a remove column each member.

Tick on the person you want to delete and enable the declaration.

Finally submit the results by clicking the SUBMIT button.

How to Change your Address in TNPDS Smart Card Online?

Visit the official TNPDS website ( Click Here )

In the right side of home page, click on “add member” in the section of “ELECTRONIC CARD RELATED SERVICES” located at the bottom right.

It will redirect to the page asking to enter the registered mobile number.

After entering the mobile number and the respective captcha correctly then an OTP will be sent to the mobile number.

Enter the OTP and click on SUBMIT.

Then a page opens with your card details, then move to the select service option.

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It will give a drop down of some options to choose. Select “Change of Address” in the drop down options.

A new block of new address details form will be displayed.

Here you need to enter the details of

-Address Line 1, 2, 3
-District
-Taluk
-Village
-Postal Code

You need to select the document type and upload the document in the PNG/GIF/JPEG/PDF format under 100 KB size.

After uploading the documents, enable the tick on declaration section and click on “SUBMIT

How to Change Family Head in your Smart Ration Card Tamilnadu?

Visit the official TNPDS website ( Click Here )

In the right side of home page, click on “add member” in the section of “ELECTRONIC CARD RELATED SERVICES” located at the bottom right.

It will redirect to the page asking to enter the registered mobile number.

After entering the mobile number and the respective captcha correctly then an OTP will be sent to the mobile number.

Enter the OTP and click on SUBMIT.

Then a page opens with your card details, then move to the select service option.

It will give a drop down of some options to choose. Then, Select “Family Head Member Change” in the drop down options.

Then a list of form will display with all the family number with the column of names, relation, gender, age, status, action.

In the action column you can see an edit option. By clicking the edit option, set the relation option of your family member to family head in the drop down option.

Click on the tick option to submit the result.

But do you know how to get registered with this TNPDS.

How to apply for a TNPDS Smart Ration Card Online?

For this, you need to open the official page of TNPDS ( Click Here ).

From the top right corner of the page you can see a section of “ELECTRONIC CARD SERVICES” with an option of “Apply Electronic Card”.

Click on that option you will be redirected to a page with a form to fill up.

There you can observe 2 options of

-Application for new electronic card
-Old family card registration

If you want to apply for a new ration card then click on “Application for new electronic card”.

If you want to replace a smart ration card with the old family card then click on “Old family card registration

Each option has respective forms to fill. You need to click on the old family card only if you have family card number and FPS code.

Fill the details accordingly of your family head. Upload a picture with a size less than 5.0 MB

Adding member option enables after filling the details of family head.

Then click on the “To add a member” to add members to your family.

Fill the details of the person along with required documents and remember that a person aadhar should be above 5 years.

After filling, click on the “save membership details” button to save the member to your family.

Next you need to select the type of card you want to apply in the “Card Selection” section.

Here choose the options of a drop down select button. It has the options of No commodity, Rice card, Sugar Card, and Others.

After selection of card, you need to provide the residence proof at the proof of residence section. Select the type of document you want to submit from the drop down list.

Upload that document under the size of 1.0 MB

Enable the gas connection if you have any. And fill the gas connection form details.

By enabling the declaration you can click on the register button by checking the form once for any spelling mistakes.

Now you are done with the registration process for TNPDS Smart Ration Card.

Supporting document proofs For Add member or remove or change members to Smart card:

The proof of documents should be provided in the JPGE, PNG format. Some of the documents like

Aadhaar Card

Voter ID Card

Tax receipt

Gas Consumer card

Telephone Bill

Electric Bill

Rent agreement for Tenants

Slum Clearance Board Allotment

House Document

Driving License

Bank Passbook

PAN Card

Postal Department ID Card

Housing Board Documents

About TNPDS

Tamil Nadu state follows Universal TNPDS where the categorizations like Below Poverty Line (BPL), Above Poverty Line (APL) do not exist. Such an initiatory was taken in charge since poverty is a relative concept, there is no acceptable criterion or methodology for error-free reckoning, as the indexing method is also not free from defects.

Structure of TNPDS:

Agencies involved in the TNPDS (Tamilnadu Public Distribution System) operation are

Civil supplies and consumer protection department:

Tamil Nadu government’s mission is to authorize all of the state’s consumer sections to get a deal in the purchase of goods and services in Tamil Nadu and to preserve consumer rights.

Tamil Nadu civil supplies corporation:

Tamil Nadu civil supplies corporation brings up necessary goods from Food Corporation of India and stores hem in 226 go-downs situated all over the state. It supplies all the food to the ration card holders.

Food Corporation of India:

Food Corporation of India does effective price support operations for protecting the farmer’s interests. It distributes the food grains all over the country for Public Distributing System and regulates the market prices.

Cooperative societies:

These help to promote the goals of the government.

Women self-group:

Women of same socio-economic status form a group of 12-20 members who come forward to work together for their own elevation. The government will help them by providing necessary sources to them which helps in their elevation.

Conclusion

You are now aware of the adding member, removing member, Change address, and Family head change details with this article. So, edit or update the details by yourself in an easy way.

Frequently Asked Questions

How can I add my name in ration card after marriage? This case will comes under the adding a new member to the ration card. This can be done after deleting/removing your name from the ration card before marriage. Because, it is a rule to follow that one member in one’s family are not eligible in the family of another ration card. Along with the basic documents it is better to carry marriage certificate also.

How can I add my baby name in ration card? For a baby to add in a ration card, you need to submit the birth certificate of the baby as an age proof along with the basic documents. This is an adding member category in the ration card.

What is the purpose of smart card? The smart card includes plastic card with a embedded computer chip which store or transacts the data.

What is white ration card? Family with a white ration card falls under the poverty line. So, the goods are provided at the subsidiary rates of fair price of ration shops.

Can a person have two ration cards? No, one person should not have two ration cards it is against the as per the norms of the Public Distribution system in India.

What will happen if a ration card is unused for a longtime? Nothing will happen to your ration card, it does not have any expiry date. It not a mandatory document to maintain also. It’s up to you to maintain the ration goods to buy it or not. No one will question you about the ration usage. You can use it any time once it is issued.

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