White Ration Card – Benefits & List Of Commodities

White Ration card benefits and list of commodities for which who applied for white card. The following article will let you know the complete information about it.

To be honest, you have to know that the benefits and services provided to the White Ration cardholders is comparatively less when compared to Green and Saffron Ration cardholders. Because those Ration cards are issued to people who come under the Below Poverty Line(BPL).

Benefits of White Ration Card

Benefits and Services are also classified to people based on the type of the Ration card they are holding.

Families with AAY Ration cards can avail all the benefits provided by the Government. Similarly, most of the services are available to the people with Green or Saffron Ration cards.

  • The White Ration card is mainly used as the Legal Proof Document.
  • People can get Gas Subsidy very easily with a White Ration card.
  • White Ration card can be used as a Valid proof when applying for a Visa or Passport.
  • These are basically meant for the purpose of distribution of Rice, Wheat, Sugar etc.
  • Fee reimbursement to the students who are not able to provide their fee for their studies.
  • White Ration cardholders can get food and food grains at subsidised rates.
  • White Ration cards also help in getting the free medical assistance in Arogyasri Hospitals.
  • They are often used as a Residence proof for Property transactions and Driving licenses.

These White Ration cards are generally given to the people who are categorized under the APL. A Family having an income above than Rs.1,00,000/- will be given this White Ration card. The following are the benefits of having a White Ration cards.

Note: You need to properly submit the valid Income Tax Certificate for it. If you have no idea how to generate Income tax certificate then do refer to that link.

The following table shows the commodities provided for the family who comes under the Above Poverty Line (APL) category.

Commodity APL
Rice 8.30 (Grade)

7.95 (Common)

Wheat 6.10
Coarse Grains 4.50

The numbers are the prices of 1Kg of the respective commodities which are provided in the Ration Shops or fair price shops. That means White Ration cardholders can get one KG of Wheat for Rs.6 approximately.

All the list of the commodities provided to the White Ration Cardholders is listed in the below of this article. It may be changed by now due to the new classification in the ration cards, but it will provide you with enough information.

List Of Commodities

White cards or Honaray cards are issued to the people who do not require any amount of Ration from the Public Distribution System but need ration cards for Resident or Identity proof document purpose only.

  • The Rice, Sugar, Salt, Edible Oil, Spices, Pulses, Wheat, Grains, Gas and Kerosene,

are provided to the families with APL Ration cards or people with White Ration Cards. The Old age people can easily apply for their pension with the help of the White Ration card and also can be used to get pension by showing the card.

Even to open a Bank account, you can get it done within no time if you are having a White Ration card.

White cards or Honaray cards are issued to the people who do not require any amount of Ration from the Public Distribution System but need ration cards for Resident or Identity proof document purpose only. The Rice, Sugar and Kerosene are provided to the families with APL Ration cards.

What is White Ration Card?

This White Ration card is issued to the people or families, whose annual income is equal to or above Rs.1,00,000/- i.e.,  it is used to Above Poverty Line (APL).

These categories like APL, BPL, AAY etc are classified by the Food and Civil Supplies Department of India.

Actually, these people with white ration cards don’t avail many benefits such as Oil and Gas but can have limited commodities like Rice, Sugar, Kerosene etc.

Only People with Saffron ration cards and AAY Ration cards are liable to get food, grains, and also gas at very cheap rates.

This is the complete list of commodities and benefits of having a white ration card. In case if you need any more information related to Ration card and another service. Do leave a comment here. We do help you out.

Updated: July 4, 2018 — 10:09 am
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