Jammu and Kashmir [J&K] Ration Card List 2021

In this article we will be discussing the J&K Ration Card List 2020-21, Application Status, Steps to check necessary documents, eligibility criteria and more. Due to rapid digitization occurring in the country, The Food and Processing Department of Jammu and Kashmir has launched the updated ration card in the state. With this the citizens can see their name on the ration card list sitting at home through the official website.

Those who have applied for the new ration card in Jammu and Kashmir will now be able to check the status online @jk.epds.nic.in/. Through this, Applicants could see the names in the newly updated list released by the department. Here we will provide you with all the information in detail.


Name of the Card   –   J&K Ration Card

Authority      – Food and Processing Department

Beneficiaries      –  People of Jammu Kashmir 

Registration process   – Online

Objective     – Ration Card Digitization

Benefits      – Access ration card list sitting at home

Category    – J&K Govt Schemes

Official Website jk.epds.nic.in/

Beneficiary List

Ration card is an important document through which various schemes can be availed. It also plays a major part as an identity. Food and rice are made available to poor families at affordable rates through ration cards.

The Food Civil Supplies & Consumer Affairs Department, Jammu Kashmir has introduced the ration card list for the year 2020-21. Based on the economic status of a person the cards are being categorized. All those who have applied can now see the name in the ration card list in online mode.

Eligibility Criteria

  • Applicant must be a permanent resident of J&K state
  • Those families that already have ration are not eligible.
  • Newly married couples can also apply for a new ration card.

Necessary Documents

The Applicant must have following documents that are considered mandatory if they want to apply for the J&K Ration Card

  1. Aadhaar Card 
  2. Voter ID
  3. Pan Card
  4. Driving license
  5. Bank passbook
  6. Identity Documents
  7. Age certificate
  8. Recent passport size photo
  9. Family income proof
  10. Caste certificate
  11. Mobile Number / Email ID
  12. Previous electricity bill
  13. Self-declaration and certificate issued by the ward councilor / head
  14. Gas Connection Details
  15. Tenancy Agreement (if applicable)

Application Fee for J&K Ration Card 

No fee will be deducted if you apply for a this card online on the other side if you visit the concerned department to apply then you have to pay a fee of Rs 5.

Procedure to Apply J&K Ration Card Online

Follow these simple steps below in order to complete the application process,

  • Visit the official website of Food, Civil Supplies & Consumer Affairs, J&K. Home page of the website opens now.
  • Click the “Application Form” form on the home page to download the contribution.
  • Entering all the required details in the form, attach all the necessary documents to the form.
  • After verifying all the details. Visit the concerned office and submit the application form to the officer.
  • You will be issued a recurring receipt after successful verification by the concerned department

Ration cards will now be issued to you after this.

Check Current Status Of Your Application 

Follow these steps below to check the status 

  • Visit the official website of Food, Civil Supplies & Consumer Affairs, J&K. Home page of the website opens now.
  • Click “MIS & Reports” at the left side of the home page.
  • Select the “Reports” option from the drop-down menu.
  • Now, click on the “Ration Card Application Status Report”.
  • Select the district and choose the time period to generate the report
  • Click on the button of “Generate Report”.
  • J&K Ration Card 2020 application status will now be displayed on your screen.

New List 2020-21 Checkout Process

To check J&K Ration Card List 2020-21. Follow the steps below

  • Visit the official website of Food, Civil Supplies & Consumer Affairs, J&K. Home page of the website opens now.
  • Click “MIS & Reports” at the left side of the home page.
  • Select the “Reports” option from the drop-down menu.
  • A new page appears where you have to click on RATION CARD DRILLDOWN REPORT.
  • District-wise J&K ration card list will appear on your computer and mobile screen. Here you have to choose your district.
  • The list will be displayed as District-wise for the J&K ration card. Choose your district now
  • Now select your Mandal and tehsil area accordingly.
  • After that you will get a list of villages coming to your tehsil area. Hereafter selecting your village you have to select the shopkeeper from the FPS List.
  • Now you click on the FPS ID, after which the J&K Ration Card List will appear on your computer screen.
  • Click the link on the numbers to check more detailed specific data such as BPL, AAY, PHH.
  • Click on Print if you want to print the status.

Steps to Find District Grievance Redressal Officers

Follow these steps given below to easily find District Grievance Redressal Officers

  • On the homepage of the website. Click on the link given 
  • Now you can find District Grievance Redressal Officers according to your region in the list.

Procedure to Search Ration Card

To search ration cards in online mode. Follow the steps below

  • Click the “Online Services” option available on the left corner on the homepage.
  • From the drop-down menu. Select the “Online Ration Card Management System (ePDS)” button.
  • After this, select one of the “Click here to see ration card details” or “Click here to search with FPS” option.
  • If you select the option “Click here to see ration card details” then you click here to enter the ration card number or enter Select the “Old RC Number” option to do.
  • Click on the “Search” button thereby entering the Ration card number.
  • Related information will appear on your screen. Select the following by selecting the “Click here to search with FPS” option.
  1. District
  2. Taluk/ Tehsil/ Sub District
  3. FPS
  4. Card Type
  • After selecting all the options, click on the “Continue” button.

Helpline Steps

For solving any type of problem, you can get help with the help of officers’ email ID and mobile number given on the official website.

Visit the official website. Home page of the website opens.

Click the “Contact Us” page.

After this click on the page, a new page opens where you can get the solution of the problem with the help of the residence and mobile number of the officers.

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