రేషన్ కార్డ్ ఆధార్ లింక్ – Ration Card Aadhar Link – Online and Offline Process

A Ration Card Aadhar Link is essential. The government has taken this initiative to ensure the efficiency and transparency of the system which will avoid any fraud activities. Irrespective of any type of Ration card issued by the government everyone has to link their Ration card with the Aadhaar Card.

A ration card serves as proof of Identity and People who have a Ration Card can get many benefits from the Government such as the availability of food grains at a low price, cash assistance, and much more. The Public Distribution System refers to this Ration card as proof while distributing the benefits from the government

Ration Card Aadhar Link
Ration Card Aadhar Link

How to Link Ration Card with Aadhar

Online process
  • Visit the official UIDAI website at uidai.gov.in. or go to the official PDS website of your state.
  • After that, Click on the ‘Start Now’ option.
  • Then provide your address details, including district and state names.
  • Choose the “Ration Card Benefit” option.
  • Input your Aadhaar number, ration card number, email address, and mobile number.
  • Once you’ve completed the previous steps, an OTP will be sent to your registered mobile number.
  • Enter the OTP received, and upon successful entry, you’ll see a confirmation message on the screen.
  • Your Aadhaar will be verified, and the linkage with your ration card will be done.
Offline process
  • It would be best if you were ready with the original Ration card for verification, photocopies of Aadhaar cards for all family members, photocopies of the Aadhaar card belonging to the head of the family, and passport-size photos of the head of the family. If your Aadhaar is not linked to the bank account, carry a copy of the bank passbook as well.
  • Go to your nearest PDS office.
  • Submit all your documents to the officer for verification.
  • You might asked to Go through fingerprint identification for the initial Aadhaar authentication.
  • Provide your fingerprints as needed to finalize the authentication process.

Ration Card Aadhar Link through SMS

Follow these steps to link your Aadhaar with your Ration card using the provided number “51969” through SMS:

  • Write a message in the format “UID SEED <State Short Code> <Scheme/Program Short Code> <Scheme/Program ID> <Aadhaar Number>”
  • Replace <State Short Code> with your state code
  • Replace <Scheme/Program Short Code> with the scheme code according to state.
  • Replace<Scheme/Program ID> with the seven-digit code.
  • Replace <Aadhaar Number> with your 12-digit unique Aadhaar number.
  • Send this message to the number “51969.”
  • Once your application is submitted, you’ll get an SMS notification on your registered mobile number. Save it for future reference.
  • Later, you will receive a notification about the verification and successful linking of your UID card with the Ration card.

This process will take around a week to complete as per department notifications.

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2 thoughts on “రేషన్ కార్డ్ ఆధార్ లింక్ – Ration Card Aadhar Link – Online and Offline Process”

  1. Plz guide me to apply for ration card address update online process we are a joint family

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