How to apply ration card in telangana

How to Apply Ration Card in Telangana Online in 2024 – 25

Telangana Ration Card or Food Security Card (FSC) is an essential document issued by the Telangana Civil Supplies Department to the residents of Telangana state. It is issued to eligible households, and it enables them to purchase essential commodities such as rice, wheat, sugar, and others at subsidised rates from the Public Distribution System (PDS) or Ration shops across the state. In this we will learn about the application procedure of ration card in Telangana.

The application process for a ration card or FSC can be completed online through the Telangana Civil Supplies Department’s official website and Telangana Meeseva. To apply for a ration card, the applicant needs to download the application form, fill in the required details, and submit the application form along with the necessary documents. 

Telangana newly formed government announced to open the new applications for Ration Card in 2023-24, and the eligibility criteria and more details will be shared here very soon. 

Click here to download Praja Palana Application Form 2024

This article will guide you on how to apply for a new Food Security Card in Telangana state.

How To Apply Ration Card in Telangana

  • Obtain the application form from the nearest Meeseva or TSeva centre or visit the meeseva official website.
  • Navigate to the application forms section.
  • Download and print the application form.
  • Complete the form with the necessary details, including name, age, gender, head of the family, family details with Aadhaar numbers, mobile number, district, total income of the family, etc.

Required Documents To Attach with Ration Card Application

  • Xerox copy of Original Resident Proof
  • Xerox copy of Aadhar Card
  • Copy of Passport photo of the applicant
  • Valid mobile number
  • Xerox copies Aadhar card of family members

Download Ration Card Application Form

How many types of ration cards are available?

There are 3 types of ration cards available in Telangana State mentioned below.

  • AFSC
  • FSC
  • Antyodaya Anna Yojana Cards

How to Download Ration Card Online

To check the FSC (Food Security Card) status in Telangana, you can follow the steps given below:

  • Visit the Telangana Civil Supplies Department’s official website at
  • Click on the “FSC Search” option on the homepage.
  • On the FSC search page, you will be asked to enter your FSC number or your ration card number.
  • After entering your FSC or ration card number, click on the “Search” button.
  • The website will then display your FSC card status along with the details of your card.

Alternatively, you can also check the FSC card status by visiting the nearest MeeSeva or Civil Supplies office and providing your FSC or ration card number. They will be able to provide you with the status of your FSC card.

How to Transfer Ration Card in Telangana

Ration card transfer in Telangana – If you want to transfer your Food security card in Telangana, you need to fill the application form provided by Meeseva and submit it to Meeseva.

Click here to download the application form – Transfer FSC Card in Telangana

Documents required for Ration card Transfer in Telangana

  • Valid FSC Number
  • Present Address details
  • Details of New Address
  • Valid proof of New Address
  • Informant Name

Benefits of Holding Ration Card In Telangana

For Government Schemes

Important documents are required to determine lower income levels and are also essential for government schemes such as Kalyana Lakshmi, Indiramma Houses, scholarships, fee reimbursements, and admission into government residential schools.

Food Security

It enables food security to the poor people, means they will get essential items like rice, oil, dal and soaps at very reasonable costs.

Official Identification by Government  for Welfare Schemes

How To Apply for Food Security Card In Telangana State – Quick Glance as shown in below infographic

how to apply for ration card in telangana (infographic)

Frequently Asked Questions About Telangana Ration Card

What is the income limit for ration card in TS?

1.50 lakhs to Rs. 2 lakhs in urban areas.

What is the difference between white and pink ration cards in Telangana?

In Telangana, white ration cards are issued to families living below the poverty line, whereas pink ration cards are issued to families living above the poverty line but with an annual income below a certain threshold.

Can I get an income certificate without a ration card in Telangana?

Yes , you will get more but your income will depend on your assets.

Is govt employee eligible for ration card in Telangana?


How can I apply for TS ration card online?

By visiting official website of Telangana