TNPDS Tamil Nadu ration card address change via online or offline method. You can even update the necessary changes through TNEPDS Android Official App from here.
There are two ways to change ration card address either you need to create an account on official TNPDS website or visit the nearest seva center to get it done. We covered two possible methods here.
Also, the organisation is busy in reforming the ration cards in the form of a smart card – In case if you’re not know how to apply for smart ration card in Tamil Nadu refer to this guide.
The benefits of having a smart ration card:
- Durable and strong
- Compact in size
- Waterproof and more easily preservable etc.
A ration stamp or ration card is a stamp or card allotted by any government to permit the possessor to acquire food or other goods that are in little stocks while wartime or in any other crisis circumstances when rationing is in might.
Ration Stamps sustain the measure of food a certain individual could hold at one time. This was done so that one individual would not have more food than the other. Currently, this method is in place specifically for the people living Below Poverty Line – Know BPL Income Limit & Other details.
Steps to Change your Address on the Ration Card
Visit the official website of the Tamil Nadu e-Public Distribution System for address change here with this link: https://www.tnpds.gov.in/home.xhtml
Go to the rightmost corner of the page. There, you will find a dialogue box which says “Smart Card Related Services”. The same dialogue box would look something like this:
Click on the “Change of Address” option and you will go to a new webpage. Here you will have to fill-up certain details.
Beforehand, you will have to make sure you are a registered user. Your mobile number has to be registered previously with the Public Distribution System through any of the given methods:
- Shopkeeper Registered your card through his Point of Sale device
- You registered through our Public Mobile Application
- You registered through this Public Portal application.
Registered Users Login and New Registration
Few shopkeepers are authorized by the organisation itself to register your mobile number with your ration card account in order to make necessary changes like address, Name, DOB. They act as a third-party help for the organisation where it is really tough to handle all the cases by themselves.
There is a Public Mobile Application. It is the mobile app available on the Android and iOS for Mobile Internet users. With the help of the App you can make your Tamil Nadu Address Change.
The webpage for the same looks like this:
In case you have a Tamil Nadu(TN) Smart Ration Card but have not registered your mobile number, then you contact the TNEPDS Helpdesk numbers to get it done as soon as possible like TN Address change or other details which you were looking out for modification.
- The Tollfree number for the same is 1967
- The Hotline number for tnepds is 1800-425-5901
Subsequently, there are a few benefits of being a Registered User such as:
- Survey your Ration Card Details
- See your Family Members Details
- Inspect your Address
- Observe your Family Members Aadhaar Numbers
- View your Grievances, Raise new Grievance
- Gaze at your Feedbacks, Provide new Feedback
- Apply for Changes in your Ration Cards Online
- View your Entitlement and Transaction Details
For Registered users:
Registered users, however, need to enter their mobile number and the 6-digit CAPTCHA code to proceed ahead. The webpage dialogue box would look like this:
After submitting, please upload a Proof of Address document supporting your current address’ legibility. Make sure the documents are original ones and you are uploading the scanned versions of it, not the photocopies.
Certain proofs need to be less than 3 months such as:
- Electricity Bill
- Telephone Bill
- Gas Bill etc
After you are done with the Address change successfully, you will receive an Acknowledgement Number for future reference. Please keep a note of it somewhere secure for tracking your application status.