Ration Card Renewal - Online Checking of Draft Beneficiary List for Final Correction

Civil Supplies Department in Kerala all set to enforce National Food Security Act (NFSA) from Nov. 1, 2016. Prior finalizing beneficiaries, department has published a draft beneficiary list comply error free and complaint free NFSA system. If all things are going well, new ration cards and new rationing system will be in force by April, 2017. The final list of ration card beneficiary will be ready by end of January, 2017 and issue of new ration cards will be completed by March, 2017.

Draft Details page of Ration card Renewal, Kerala


Ration Card Owners are advised to either view online draft beneficiary details or print out available at concerned ration shops / Panchayats Offices / Village Offices / Taluk Supply Office (TSO) / City Rationing Offices. If found any discrepancy or complaints, report them to concerned TSO / City Rationing Office in a prescribed format.


How to Check New Ration Card Draft Details Online?

This is the final chance to check each individual ration cards by its owners. A simple procedure explained here to follow:

Ration Card Renewal - Online Checking of Draft Beneficiary List for Final Correction

  1. Visit this link http://
  2. Enter your existing Ration card number in the first field
  3. Enter text displayed on image captcha as given and submit
  4. A detailed page of your ration card will be displayed. Check each of the details and note down the mistakes if any.
  5. Then click to the next button given at the bottom right corner of the page to get members details. Check these details and note down mistakes if any.
  6. Take a print out of the page for your future reference.
  7. If you have any correction, download proforma form and take print out. (If you are unable to download proforma form, it can be found at the end of this article or download it from here). After filling the form including the correction details, submit it to you TSO / CRO.

How to Get Complete List of Ration Cards Under a Local Body (Panchayat / Municipality / Corporation) for Checking?

This is an exhaustive list showing all card holders details under a local body ie., Panchayat or Municipality or Corporation. It is normally required only for LSG members or other NGO like organizations. Another simple procedure is given as explained below:

Ration Card Renewal: Draft Print Out For Verification and Correction

  1. Visit this link http://
  2. Select District > Select Local Body / Corporation > Select Ward name > Click search
  3. A summary will be shown under Ration card Rank Details
  4. Select one of the radio button and click on Generate Report button.
  5. You will be directed to new page having maximum of 2000 names. If the list has more than 2000, select number of cards accordingly.

Where to Submit New Ration Card Complaints / Correction?

Complaints or correction on ration cards to be submitted to concerned TSO / CRO on or before 30th October, 2016. Verification and appeal on the complaints and correction will be done by first week of December, 2017.

How to Process Claiming Priority Category Ration Card?

After submitting claims to include in priority category ration cards, it will be forwarded to a committee consisting:

  1. Committee Head: Panchayat Secretary / an officer not below junior superintendent in the Municipal office.
  2. Committee Convener: Rationing inspector.
  3. Committee Members: Village officer and Integrated Child Development Services (ICDS) officer.

If claim has been convinced and approved by committee, the ration card will be included in the Priority Category. If rejected, Ration card owner can go for appeal against committee's decision else ration card will be retain as no-priority category.

Appeal Committee

Appeal claim will be considered and finalized by a committee as follows:

  1. Committee head: District Collector
  2. Committee Convener: District Supply Officer
  3. Committee Members: Social Welfare Officer ADC (general) and deputy director of panchayats.

Decision of Appeal committee will be the final in this regard.

Revised Schedule of Implementing NFSA in Kerala

  1. Publishing draft list of beneficiaries: October 20, 2016
  2. Filing complaints and correction of new ration card: October 30, 2016
  3. Verification and finalization of the new ration cards after considering complaints and correction: November 15, 2016
  4. Appeals on verification committee decisions: within 7 days after finalization.
  5. Decision on appeals: December 2, 2016
  6. Publishing final list of new ration card beneficiaries: January 1, 2017
  7. Distribution of new ration cards: February 1, 2017 to March 15, 2017
  8. Completion of computerization and finalization of the system: March 31, 2017.

In The News

Date: 25-10-2016

Submissions of Ration Card Complaints / Correction

Civil Supplies department extended collection centers further to Panchayats and Villages for Complaints or Correction on ration cards. It is an additional facility provided to public due to heavy rush found for last few days at its TSO / CRO.

Date: 26-10-2016

Date Extended for Submitting Complaints and Correction on New Ration Cards

After experiencing heavy rush for submitting corrections and complaints on new ration cards, officials extended its deadline to November 5, 2016, instead of October 3o, 2016. Many of the existing BPL card owners found their status have been moved to non-priority category. This causes panic to them trying to claim why they wanted to be in priority category.