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Mera Ration App Download, How To Use, What It Is, Features & More | Know Details

Mera Ration App launched by the Indian Government boasts the nation's One Nation One Ration Card initiative. Learn how to use, what it is and more. Read

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The government of India has been seriously trying to promote Digitalization by bringing several new norms. Doing this not only helps in easing the daily lives of the end-users but also makes it easier for the government to authorise and regulate processes, and one such example is the Mera Ration app. This state-owned ration application allows India to facilitate the ‘One Nation One Ration Card’ system in the country. If you are someone who moves to new places for livelihood, it becomes harder for you to avail ration using your native Ration card, but this new mobile app will make it simple. So, if you have been wondering about the Mera Ration app download, how to use and more, then do not worry, here is all you need to know about it.

What is Mera Ration App?

To facilitate the ‘One Nation One Ration Card’ initiative by the Government of India, the system covers about 69 crore National Food Security Act (NFSA) beneficiaries in the country. Under the NFS Act, the government is obliged to provide ‘highly subsidised foodgrains’ at Rs 1-3 per kg to more than 81 crore people through the public distribution system also known as PDS. However, many migrants used to face major issues as they moved to other states, this is why the Mera Ration App will ensure that the beneficiaries get the privileges wherever they move without and hassle. 

While using the application, a user can easily locate the nearby fair price shops. Users can also check details about their recent transactions and entitlement. It also provides ration card portability services through the One Nation One Ration Card system in 32 states and union territories.

Mera Ration Card app download

The Mera Ration app is currently only available for the Android platform and one can easily download it by going to Google Play Store and searching "Mera Ration Card app". The app developed by the National Informatics Centre (NIC) is currently available in English and Hindi language. However, the government has also said that soon the app will have more language options (14 different languages) based on places where migrants mostly move to. 

How to use Mera Ration online app

  • Before you download the application, make sure your ration card is active by going to the official website of the Food, Civil Supplies & Consumer Affairs Department of the state in which you have availed the ration card. 
  • Head to Google Play Store and search Mera Ration Card app
  • Download the Mera Ration app
  • Now, open the app on your mobile and register your ration card
  • To register you, all you need to do is tap on the Registration option, and enter your ration card number and press "Submit".
  • Users can also check their entitlement by tapping on the "Know your entitlement option" by entering their ration card or Aadhaar card number.
  • The app also allows checking ONORC eligibility. You can check the details by selecting the Eligibility Criteria and providing the necessary information.

What is Mera Ration app features and benefits?

  • NFSA beneficiaries can check their foodgrains entitlement
  • Check your last six-month transactions and the status of the Aadhaar seeding. 
  • Complete transparency
  • Locate your nearest Fair Price Shop (FPS) or the nearest ration dealer
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