Epds (electronic Public Distribution System) Is an online software application that helps in the management of Ration cards allocation and Aashar data seeding. Processes involved in the distribution of Essential commodities (ECs) to the BPL families are enabled to be efficient transparent and accountable to the society supplies department. The three major modules developed by the Civil department include;
- Aadhar Seeding module
- Module- Ration Card Management
- Module application
A glance at EPDS Telangana
Under the act 2013 National food security ,after the separation of Telangana and AdhraParadhash,EPDS telengana was launched by the state government of Telangan. This is an online portal for food security or Ration card. In Telangana state.The Ration card enables and helps poor people to get the services of several facilities offered by Telengana government .Since the card provides food security ,citizens individuals who are low income earners can get sponsored food from the state government with the help of the card. Some of the commodities supplied to the card holders include;
- Lamp Oil
All card holders family members can use the card a s proof of aid identity when need arises. In this article. We will be talking about how to apply and check the Telangana card card status.
Categories in Telengana Ration Card
In accordance to the Public Distribution System(PDS) of Telengana state, the card is divided into three categories as mentioned below;
Above Poverty Line (APL)
Those who fall under this category can earn more than Rs 10,000 annually and are given White Ration card.
BPL (Below Poverty Line)
Under this category individuals who earn less that Rs 10,000 annually are provided with Pink Ration Card.
Antodaya or AYY families
This are extremely needy families and are provided with pink Ration card.
Difference between Ration card and Food Security Card
APL families are not recognized in the PDS scheme of Telengana state thus they cannot received subsided food grains through the government but can apply for the APL ration card
Food Security Card
BPL and AYY are all covered under the PDS scheme of Telengana thus the government has to provide aid food grains to them. This category are given the Food security Ration Card.
How to obtain Ration Card in Telengana
The documents required for application are:
- Mee Sava application Form
- ID card copy or Voters card, Drivers license Aadharu card
- Passport Sized photo graph.
New Telengana Ration Card Application fee
- Charged service – Rs.30
- Statutory charged – Nil
- Total Rs. 35
Processing time for the card
The delivery normally take around 30 days.
Offline application of the card
To obtain and apply for the card offline follow the below procedures;
- Visit the nearest Mee Seva center in your location
- Ask for the ration card application form from the officials in the office
- Fill appropriate details in the form
- Attach required documents before submission
- Fix passport sized photo to the form
- Confirm the details filled
- Submit the form with the prescribed fee
How to apply Ration Card Online
1: Visit Mee Seva Civil supplies department homepage in order to apply.
2: On your top left hand side of the screen select Mee Seva service forms under the quick link.
3: Drag your mouse to Civil Supplies ,click on issue of new Ration Card (pink) application form.
4: You to select the card type you need
5: Fill in the details needed such as head of family,Professional details,gas connection details and other details such as number of old ration card.
Step 6: Take the newly filled ration card application form along with the required documents to the nearest Mee seva centerIssue-of-New-Ration-Card-Pink-Application-Form(1) in your location.
Ways of Checking Ration Card Status
To check the card status follow the listed steps below:
1: Visit the EPDS ts portal introduced for the purpose
2 : After logging in to the website, search for ration card. Then click on the option FSC search
3: Click on FSC application search
4: Select district from Drop down menu
5: Enter your application number
6: Once the application number has been entered click search button to check for status
Food security Telengana ration card status will be displayed on the screen.
How to download Ts Ration Card
1: Visit https//epds.telangana.gov.in website
2: On your right hand side menu click on FSC search
3: Select FSC search on the next page
4: Select district on this page
5: Enter FSR. Reference number or ration card number or the old ration card number to search for your card.
If your name exists in the listing, then you can download the ration card from the portal.
EPDS Ts Android app
This is an android mobile application that works in two modules ; Government to Customer (G2C) and G2G (Government to Government).To download this app follow the procedures below;
- Open Google Play Store on your android enabled mobile phone
- Search for Telangana Ration App
- Download T-Ration app here – play.google.com/store/apps
- Install the app on your phone .
To receive updates through sms : fill in your mobile phone number, First name, Last name, District and Mandal details ,fair price shop and the beneficiary details.