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Kinnaur - Apply for Duplicate Ration Card

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Procedure[edit]


This procedure explains various ways to Apply for Duplicate Ration Card in Kinnaur.

  • Apply for a duplicate ration card, when…
    • Original Ration Card is Totally Damaged
    • Original Ration Card is stolen
    • Original Ration Card is Lost or Misplaced


Apply In-Person

  1. In order to obtain a duplicate ration card, please approach the ration office of your area OR the Panchayat Secretary/Panchayat Sahayak in case of rural areas and to the Food & Supplies Officer/ Inspector, FCS&CA in case of urban areas as applicable.
  2. Link for contact :link1 AND link2
  3. Please go to the respective office.
  4. Applicant shall obtain the form from the respective office (please pay for the form if required) Or a written/electronically typed application on A4 plain sheet as advised shall be used.
  5. The Head of Family Must write a letter stating the reason behind a new ration card request and attach the remains of original ration card (in case of damaged ration card) or the copy of report registered with police station (in case of lost or stolen ration card).
  6. Please submit the completed application along with required documents to the respective authority.
  7. Authorities after checking the submitted application along with attached documents will make entries and provide you record number for reference.
  8. Keep it safe for future reference.
  9. This application will be processed internally to issue the ration card as per notification.


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Required Documents[edit]

  • Application form.
  • Remains of original ration cardOR Copy of reportregistered with Police Station
  • Residence Proof (Example – Electricity Bill, Water Bill, Aadhaar Card, Passport),
  • Xerox copy of Ration Card (If Available)
  • Aadhaar Card
  • Local Certificate / Election Card / PAN / Driving license / Passport
  • Passport Size Photographs
  • Self declaration (as advised)


Office Locations & Contacts[edit]

Department of Food, Civil Supplies and Consumer Affairs
Block No. 42 AapurtiBhavan, Shimla Bypass, SDA Complex,
Kasumpti, Shimla, Himachal Pradesh 171009
Ph : +91 0177-2623749
e-mail: dfs-hp@nic.in
Contact Link: link

Urban Development Department
PalikaBhavan, Talland, Shimla - 171002,
Himachal Pradesh, India
Ph : +91 0177-2626518
FAX: 0177-2626518
e-mail: ud-hp@nic.in
Contact Link: Contact link

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Eligibility[edit]

  • A valid ration card holder.

Fees[edit]

  • Rs. 5
  • Fee information can be obtained directly from the respective office while applying.


Validity[edit]

  • Validity remains same
  • Usually Family identity card is valid for lifetime and will be renewed in 5 years or based on announcement.

Documents to Use[edit]

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Sample Documents[edit]

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Processing Time[edit]

If your application is fair and complete, the processing time will within a week under normal circumstances.

Related Videos[edit]

Videos explaining the procedure or to fill the applications. 
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Please remove the '&' inside the tags during implementation.
Website = allocine, blip, dailymotion, facebook, gametrailers, googlevideo, html5, metacafe, myspace, revver, 
sevenload, viddler, vimeo, youku, youtube
width = 560, height = 340, Video ID = Can be obtained from the URL of webpage where the video is displayed.
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Instructions[edit]

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e.g. The state office holds birth records since january 1908.

Required Information[edit]

Following are the required information to apply..

  • Applicant details.
  • Address details.
  • Signature/thumb impression.
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Need for the Document[edit]

  • For implementation of the Targeted Public Distribution System(TPDS), Ration Card is being issued to all the heads of families, with details about family members included in the card. Based on their economic condition, people can buy goods like food grains, sugar and kerosene with the help of their ration cards.
  • Ration card is essential to apply for passport, PAN card or a domicile certificate or to even get the name registered for electoral rolls to get a Voter ID. Hence one need to apply for duplicate copy and obtain the same.

Information which might help[edit]

  • The eligible sections of the society are provided with food grains and other items at highly subsidized rates.
  • In different state the Ration card is categorized as per classification fixed by government.


Other uses of the Document/Certificate[edit]

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e.g. Birth Certificate can be used as proof of identity.

External Links[edit]

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Others[edit]

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