TNPDS Smart Ration Card Status 2023 – Online Apply, Correction & Download

TNPDS Ration Card Download | TNPDS Status Check Online | Correction | TNPDS App Download

TNPDS Smart Card Status Check Online 2022: Tamil Nadu Government has started the digitization process for the application of the Ration card, checking the online status and any corrections in the card.

It has become easy for people of Tamil Nadu to check their TNPDS Smart Ration Card Status Online, download the Smart card, and update the ration shop price list. Earlier, it was a tedious manual process for the application of the TNPDS Ration Card.

TNPDS means Tamil Nadu Public Distribution System 

In this article, we will share with you more details about TNPDS Smart Ration and services offered by TNPDS online Portal.

Read the complete article to know the step-by-step procedure to apply for TNPDS Smart Ration Card, any corrections in it, and more importantly changing the Sugar Card to Rice Card.

TNPDS Smart Ration Card Status Online

TNPDS Online Portal has been launched by the Department of Food Supply and Consumer Protection under the Government of Tami Nadu. The services offered by Tamil Nadu Public Distribution System Online Portal are given below.

TN Electronic Ration Card Types

Card TypeLicensed Products
Priority Family CardAll items
Priority Family CardAll ingredients including 35 kg of rice
Preferred Family Card (Rice Card)All items
Preferred Family Card (Sugar Card)All other goods except rice
Family cards for Transgender PeopleAll items
Family Cards for the HomelessAll items
Inventory cardNo products
TNPDS Ration Card Portal

List of Commodities and Quantities For Ration Card Holders

ItemsSale PriceQuantity of Supply
RicePriceless rice has been supplied since 01.06.2011As per the National Food Security Act 2013 from 01.11.2016, all family cardholders are entitled to 1 kg 12 kg, 1.5 units 14 kg, two units 16 kg, 2.5 units 18 kg 3 and 4 units 20 kg, five units and above. The family cardholders of the Anthiyodaya Anayojana scheme are given 35 kg of rice per family card at no cost.
SugarRs.13.50 / kg
Rs.25.00 / kg
Rice optional family cardholders are provided with a maximum of 2 grams per 500 grams per person. In contrast, sugar optional family cardholders are provided with an additional 3 kg of sugar per family card. Anthiyodaya Annoyojana family cardholders are provided only who are eligible to receive sugar other than Anthiyodaya Annoyojana family cards
WheatFree of charge from 01.02.201710 Kg per month per card for the District Headquarters and in the City of Chennai. 5kg/month in other regions (only a small quantity of wheat is supplied by the Indian Government, depending upon the availability of goods to the cardholders)
Kerosene13.60 to 14.20 per litre3 to 15 litres per card based on location and number of LPG cylinders
Split Gram LentilRs.30 / – per kgThe family card is issued at the rate of one kilogram per pound.
Palm oilRs.25 / – per kgOne palm per family card is paid per kg.

Services Offered by Tamil Nadu PDS Smart Card Portal

To know citizen services offered by TNPDS Online for all Smart Ration Card related information are given below

Scheme TypeTNPDS
Official TNPDS
Consumer LoginLogin here
Food Supplies Dept. LoginLogin here
Applying for Electronic CardApply here
Status of Electronic Card ApplicationCheck here
Apply for Electronic Family CardApply here
Status of Family Card ApplicationCheck here
Change of Card Type (Sugar Card to Rice Card)Click here
Add a Member to the CardClick here
Change of Residential AddressClick here
Change of Family HeadClick here
Remove of Family Member from CardClick here
Check Status of Card Related ServicesClick here
To File a ComplaintClick here

View TN Patta Chitta Online Status

Benefits of TN Smart Ration Card 2022

  • You can see their family card details
  • Details of their family members of the Ration Cardholders
  • View your residential address details
  • Online view of Family members’ Aadhaar Card numbers
  • Any grievances registered, status and the new grievances filed
  • View comments they have registered and post new comments
  • Applying for the request for a change of family card details online
  • You can view their license sales transaction details

TN Smart Ration Card Registration

To apply for Electronic Smart Ration Card, you will have to register yourself and you have to follow the steps given below:

  • Firstly, you have to visit the official website
  • On the right side of the homepage, click on the ‘Apply For Electronic Card.
  • Further, you have two options to select for registration of Smart Card
  • Application For New Electronic Card and Old Family Card Registration, for new card select first option
TNPDS Registration
  • Fill in the details given below
  • Name of the Family  Head
  • Father’s/Husband’s Name
  • Full Residential Address Details
  • Select District, Zone/Circle, and Village
  • Postal Code, Mobile No, and Email Id
  • After that, you have to fill in the Family Head’s details like Name, Gender, Date of Birth, Relationship Mode and Activity
  • Moreover, you have to select the Card Type, Proof of Residence and upload a passport size photo
  • Further, click on the ‘Details of Gas Connection’ and Confirmation
  • Finally, click on the ‘Register’ button

View TN Patta Chitta Online Status

Apply for Family Ration Card Offline

  • If you want to apply for a New Family card, click here to download the Application Form in PDF
  • Fill the Application Form and enclose the required documents which are mentioned in the form
  • Finally, submit the Application Form to the concerned authorities in the office of Co-operation, Food, and Consumer Protection Department.

Application for Proof of Residence Family Card

  • To apply for Tatkal Family Card, you will have to download the Application Form in PDF
  • Fill in all the details of the Form, enclose the necessary documents with it, and submit them to the concerned department.

Check TN Smart Ration Card Status Online

To check the TN Smart Ration Card Status, you will have to follow the simple steps given below:-

  • Firstly, visit the
  • On the homepage, click on the ‘Status of Electronic Card Application.
  • On the opening of the webpage, you will have to enter the Reference Number
  • Further, enter the correct Reference Number and click on the ‘Record‘ button
  • But if you have any queries regarding ration status contact the Help Desk for more details

TNPDS Check Smart Ration Card Status

Process To Download and Fill in Authorization Form

  • Firstly, you have to visit the official TNPDS website
  • On the homepage, click on the ‘Certificate of Authorization‘ tab
  • Now, the PDF form will open on your screen which you can download to your computer device
  • After that, take the printout of the form and fill in all the details given below
  • Head Name and Family card Number (UFC number)
  • Family members in the ration cards
  • Reasons for unable to get commodities
  • Registered Mobile Number of the Ration Card Holder
  • Name of the person authorized to lift commodities and Family card number (UFC)
  • After that, fill in the correct details to certify that you are giving genuine details
  • At the bottom of the page, take the signature of the family card holder
  • Finally, submit the application form with all necessary documents to the concerned food and supplied department officials for verification

TNPDS App Download

If you want to apply for TNPDS Smart Ration Cards through mobile, then you have to follow the process given below

  • First of all, you have to go to the Tamil Nadu Public Distribution System portal
  • On the bottom of the homepage, you can see the option of ‘To Download Free Mobile App’
  • Under that, you can see the following Applications
  • If you are an Android mobile user, then click on the ‘Download Android App
  • If you are an Apple iPhone user, then you have to click on the ‘IOS application Download
  • After that, install the APK and you can use it for services which you are interested

Register Your Complaint on TNPDS Online Portal

To register your complaint on the Tamil Nadu PDS online portal, you will have to follow the procedure given below:-

  • Firstly, visit the Online TNPDS Portal
  • On the homepage, ‘Click Here To File a Complaint
  • Now you will be redirected to the complaint page
  • Further, enter the following details to register your complaint
  • Name, Mobile Number and Email Id
  • After that, select the Classification of the Complaint
  • Moreover, you have to describe your problem in 500 words
  • Finally, click on the ‘Sign Up to‘ button to file your complaint
  • You will receive the complaint number to your registered mobile number and keep that for your future reference

Tamil Nadu Public Distribution Project Statistics – District Wise

District NameDistrict CodeNo. of TalukasWholesale FPSTotal Family TNPDS CardsNo. of CustomersReference Registration NosMobile Registration Numbers
North Chennai0298781021904346933034036191018198
South Chennai0298881085402364677635654821081830

Citizen Services of TNEPDS Ration Card Online Portal

The Citizen Services that are available for informing the beneficiaries about the ration details are given below:-

Smart Card SMS Services

  • To register your Mobile Number send the codes given below to the 9773904050/9980904040
  • To know Item details at Fair Price Store  send SMS PDS <Space> 101 to above numbers
  • If you want to know if FPS is Opened/Closed send SMS PDS <Space> 102 to the above numbers
  • To complaint about Payment, amount send SMS PDS <Space> 107 to above numbers

Smart Ration Card TNEPDS Helpline Number

If you need any help while applying for Smart Ration Card in Tamil Nadu, you can call the below-given Toll Free numbers

Call: 1967 or 1800-425-5901