The One Nation One Ration Card (ONORC) was launched in August 2019 for helping the daily wagers, temporary workers and migrants to avail benefits of the subsidised food grains from an outlet near them.
Residents of other states working in Odisha will be able to buy items at ration shops in the coastal state and ration cardholders of the state who are outside Odisha will be able to purchase essential commodities at public distribution shops there
As many as 1.29 crore ration cards were deleted or cancelled by various states and union territories during the last three years with Uttar Pradesh and Maharashtra topping the list. The government also acted under the relevant clauses against approximately 20,000 fair price shops (FPS).Rat
The Supreme Court on Tuesday said all state governments must implement one-nation, one ration card scheme by July 31.
"The ONORC plan aims to empower all NFSA migrant beneficiaries to access their PDS/NFSA food grains from any Fair Price Shop (FPS) of their choice anywhere in the country by using their same/existing ration card with biometric authentication. In short ONORC makes food security portable."
Bhubaneswar: The central government on Friday launched the “Mera Ration Mobile App” in the country to facilitate the ‘One Nation-One Ration Card’ system-related services among the National Food Security Act (NFSA) beneficiaries. Developed by the government in association with the National Informatics Centre (NIC), the app will facilitate several services to migrant beneficiaries, FPS dealers, […]
New Delhi: Union Minister for Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution Ram Vilas Paswan has reiterated that ‘One Nation, One Ration Card’ (ONORC) scheme would likely start working across India by January next year, ahead of its March 31 deadline. Paswan on Thursday said the ministry is trying to include all remaining States/UTs onboard of […]
Bhubaneswar: The Centre’s radical concept of One Nation, One Ration Card today saw a pilot roll out in the Capital city of Odisha. Under the Centre’s game-changer policy, a ration card holder can draw his/her monthly ration of rice, wheat and kerosene from any PDS shop anywhere in the State. This scheme makes the ration […]
Bhubaneswar: Following in the footsteps of the Centre, Odisha government is planning to move towards a system of ‘One Nation One Ration Card’ (ONORC) next month, informed State Food and Supplies Minister Ranendra Pratap Swain today. The move will ensure that all beneficiaries including the migrants under the National as well as State’s own food […]