Linking Aadhaar Card with Ration Card has become mandatory to avail food grains, fuel at subsidized rates. Without linking Aadhaar with the Ration Card household will not be provided monthly ration, this step has been taken by the government to eliminate multiple ration cards in one household name at a different location and also to stop fraudulent activities.
Ration Card consists of the identification number which is issued to eligible families under government-run Public Distribution System, Families holding this Ration Card gets food grains and other grocery items at affordable prices.
So now because of such needs, Aadhaar Card has become mandatory in each and every field, so today in this article we will guide you on how to link Aadhaar number with a ration card.
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Process to Link Aadhaar with Ration Card
There are several methods with which you can link Aadhar to ration card, some of the methods include seeing Aadhaar with ration card Online via Aadhaar Portal, via SMS, and Offline by visiting the ration fare shop dealer.
We have provided complete instructions on all these modes to link Aadhaar with Ration Card.
How to Link Aadhaar with Ration Card Online [discountinued]
The UIDAI link which used to allow residents to link their Aadhaar Number with ration card online is no longer accessible. And with this, there is no more online mode that allows residents to link their Aadhaar with a ration card. However below steps mentioned are just for your reference, you can follow two other alternatives which are mentioned below to get your Aadhaar linked with a ration card.
To link your Aadhar with Ration Card visit official Aadhaar Linking website by going to //rasf.uidai.gov.in/seeding/User/ResidentSelfSeedingpds.aspx
Enter your details like address, state, city, etc.
Next, select the benefit type as “Ration Card” and enter your ration card number in the below field as printed on your ration card.
Next, you will have to enter your 12-digit Aadhaar number, mobile number, and email id
Once submitting the form you will receive OTP on your mobile number, just enter the OTP and submit the application.
That’s it you have successfully submitted a request to link your Aadhaar Number with Ration Card. Once your application gets processed and on successful verification of your details, you will be notified via SMS that your Aadhaar Number has been successfully linked with your Ration Card.
This is how easily you can link your Aadhaar Number with Ration Card Online without going anywhere.
How to Link Aadhaar with Ration Card via SMS
To link your Aadhaar with Ration Card type UID SEED <State Short Code> <Scheme/Program Short Code> <Scheme/Program ID> <Aadhaar No> and send it to 51969.
For example UID SEED JH POSC 1234567 131313131313
Once you send this SMS you will receive SMS that your linking Aadhaar request has been received, and once it gets processed you will get SMS saying your Aadhaar Number has been successfully linked with Ration Card.
How to Link Aadhaar with Ration Card Offline
To link your Aadhaar Card Number with Ration Card Offline, just take a photocopy of Aadhaar of all family members and also take a ration card photocopy along with you and visit the PDS shop.
Submit these documents to your PDS shop or Ration Fare Shop dealer.
You will be asked to place your finger on a sensor to authenticate to check that you and your Aadhaar number are matched
That’s it once your Aadhaar Number gets linked with Ration Card you will be notified via SMS.
This is how easily by using any of the above three methods you can get your Aadhar Number linked with your Ration Card.