Beneficiaries under One Nation One Ration Card scheme

Government has implemented One Nation One Ration Card (ONORC) plan for nation-wide portability of the ration cards under National Food Security Act

GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
MINISTRY OF CONSUMER AFFAIRS, FOOD & PUBLIC DISTRIBUTION
DEPARTMENT OF FOOD AND PUBLIC DISTRIBUTION

LOK SABHA 

UNSTARRED QUESTION N0.2410
TO BE ANSWERED ON 1&TH MARCH, 2022

BENEFICIARIES UNDER ONE NATION ONE RATION CARD SCHEME 

2410. SHRI PALLAB LOCHAN DAS

Will the Minister of CONSUMER AFFAIRS, FOOD AND PUBLIC DISTRIBUTION be pleased to state:

(a) whether it is a fact that the Government has introduced the 'One Nation One Ration Card' scheme (ONORC) to allow beneficiaries to access food entitlements from anywhere in India irrespective of the place where the ration card is registered;

(b) if so, the number of beneficiaries of ONORC; and

(c) the details of States that have implemented ONORC scheme?

One Nation One Ration Card
ANSWER
MINISTER OF STATE FOR MINISTRY OF RURAL DEVELOPMENT AND
CONSUMER AFFAIRS,FOOD & PUBLIC DISTRIBUTION

(SADHVI NIRANJAN JYOTI)

(a): Yes Sir. The Government has implemented One Nation One Ration Card (ONORC) plan for nation-wide portability of the ration cards under National Food Security Act (NFSA). The ONORC plan empowers all NFSA beneficiaries, particularly migratory beneficiaries, in the country to lift their entitled food grains from any Fair Price Shop (FPS) of their choice anywhere in the ,country by using their existing/same ration card with biometric authentication on an electronic Point of Sale (ePoS) devices installed at the FPS.

(b) & (c): Presently, the ONORC plan is enabled in 35 States/UTs covering about 77 Crore beneficiaries (approx. 96.8% of NFSA population) in the country. State/UT-wise beneficiaries covered under ONORC is at Annexure.

Annexure

ANNEXURE REFERRED TO IN REPLY TO PARTS (b) & (c) OF THE UNSTARRED QUESTION N0.2410 FOR ANSWER ON 16.03.2022 IN THE LOK SABHA.

Statement showing State/UT-wise number of NFSA beneficiaries covered under ONORC

(In lakh)

SI.

States/ UTs

Total Persons

1

Andhra Pradesh

268.22

2

Arunachal Pradesh

8.40

3

Bihar

871.16

4

Chhattisgarh

200.77

5

Delhi

72.78

6

Goa

5.32

7

Gujarat

341.71

8

Haryana

126.49

9

Himachal Pradesh

28.64

10

Jharkhand

263.70

11

Karnataka

401.93

12

Kerala

154.80

13

Madhya Pradesh

482.58

14

Maharashtra

700.17

15

Manipur

19.97

16

Meghalaya

21.46

17

Mizoram

6.68

18

Nagaiand

14.05

19

Odisha

324.15

20

Punjab

141.51

21

Rajasthan

440.01

22

Sikkim

3.79

23

Tamil Nadu

364.69

24

Telangana

191.62

25

Tripura

24.83

26

Uttar Pradesh

1471.92

27

Uttarakhand

61.94

28

West Bengal

601.84

29

A&N

0.61

30

DNH&DD

3.02

31

Lakshadweep

0.22

32

Chandigarh (DBT)

2.75

33

Puduchery (DBT)

6.24

34

J&K

72.41

35

Ladakh

1.44

Total

7701.82



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