Penalties for not changing BPL Ration cards
We all have ration cards. Ration card is an official document issued by state governments of India. The state government categorises people and issues different ration cards according to categories. NFSA was passed to provide a certain quantity of food to people at affordable prices.The ration card holders should be aware of this information. Ration card used as a proof of nationality. It indicates an individual’s economic status also.
The types of ration cards are yellow ,pink,blue and white ration cards. Yellow cards for most economically backward sections of society. Pink card for below poverty line,blue card for non priority subsidy/Above poverty line and white card for non priority people.
Non eligible people who are in possession of priority category ration card holders get a one month grace period for surrendering them. They got time to surrender their cards. The Civil supplies department lacks accurate data on ineligible priority card holders. Surrendering the cards will help to supply subsidized food to more BPL families.
Officials visit all houses for verification of ration cards. Strong action will be taken against those who hold ration cards illegally. 14 ration cards are captured from taliparamba.Then they will have to pay the market value of the ration they have been buying for so long.They will get up to Rs 1 lakhs and one year prisonment.
Non Eligibility for BPL Ration cards
Above 1000 square feet house
Above 25,000 monthly income
Above 1 acre lands
You should not keep BPL cards. The State Government gives exceptions for a few people. Paralysis patients ,handicapped children ,four wheels used for subsistence, are exempt from this rule.