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Smart Ration Card Apply and Download Online (TNPDS)

Hi! Welcome to our websites. In this article, we are going to see how to apply and download smart ration card online. It is a very simple and easy procedure. Before that, you need to know about TNPDS.


Tamil Nadu Electronic Public Distribution System is called TNPDS. www.tnpds.gov.in is the official website for TNPDS. This system is created to avoiding Corruption in food departments.

Tamil Nadu Smart ration card online status

Benefits Of TNPDS

  • You can add members online anytime.
  • Also, you can easily remove a family member.
  • You can edit your address.
  • Easily request any type of your quarries.
  • Correction of name, address, age, etc.
  • Smart Card Application.

Different Types Smart Ration Cards

There are three types of smart ration cards available by Indian Government.

  1. Light Green Card
  2. White Card
  3. No Commodity Card

How to Apply for New Ration Card in Tamil Nadu

Tamil Nadu government gives a new ration card called a smart card. If you did not have any card or having an old card means you are eligible. You can change the old ration card to a smart card. For that, you have to use the “Old Card Enrollment” option.

  • Enter registration link- TNPDS Smart Card
  • Here, you have to choose one option. 1) New Card 2) Old Card Enrollment. Select your need.
  • Carefully fill in your correct details. like name,age,address,photo, and relationships.
  • Lastly, check once and submit it. Now, one reference number produced to track the status.
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New Smart Card Application

How to Download Smart Ration Card Online

This is the main advantage of smart ration card. Yeah, you can download it again. If you are lost your card? Easily download it from TNPDS website.

Smart Ration Card is the main proof. You can use it anywhere. After, application successfull. You can collect your card via E-seva centre.

  1. Open the government TNPDS website. Fill login details of yours.
  2. You need to verify your account via OTP. Then you can download the smart card option in the dashboard.

TNPDS Helpline Number

If you face any errors or issues on the website. You can call the TNPDS helpline number. They will give solutions to issues.

1967 or 1800-425-5901

Use any one number for solve your problems or errors.

If you cant understand the above procedure. visit below link for full details.

Final Words

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