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Seven services concerning Ration Cards like issuance of new ration card, duplicate ration card, surrender certificate, inclusion/exclusion of family member, change of address and change of fair price shop etc. have been given fixed timeframe (as shown below) for facilitating quick services to the public. The process for all these services has been simplified by recasting of application forms.

Sr.

No.

Item work

Time Limit

Authority to whom complaint is to be made

1.

Issue of new ration card on receipt of D-I form i.e. Application Form

15 Days

District Food & Supplies Controller

2.

Issuance of new ration card on receipt of surrender certificate

7 days

-do-

3.

Issuance of duplicate ration card

7 days

-do-

4.

Inclusion/Deletion of family member

7 days

-do-

5.

Change of address within same jurisdiction

7 days

-do-

6.

Change of address including change of FPS

7 days

-do-

7.

Issuance of surrender certificate

3 days

-do-

                   New simplified forms for all above services have been made available in all field officers/PR Centers. Details and timelines of services are displayed in all the field offices of the Department.