Delhi becomes first State to launch e-ration card service

KejriwalChief Minister Arvind Kejriwal launched the e-ration service, enabling people to apply and obtain ration cards and check availability of food grains and their costs.

Delhi became the State in the country to launch an e-ration card service.

“As one applies for a ration card, he/she will get an update on mobile and can take out a printed copy of the card,” Kejriwal said. According to a senior government official, anyone can avail the facility of e-ration card

The service can be availed on the Department of Food Supplies and Consumer Affairs website (

The website provides live update on the number of people who have got food security. Also, users can check location of nearby Fair Price Shops (FPS) and quantity and rate of rations available at the shops.

The service can also be availed through SMS.