Tamilnadu Government has announced that, they will extend the deadline for one more month to renew family cards (ration cards) online. The last date for renewing the Tamilnadu ration cards to be valid till 31-Dec-2012 was on 28-Feb-2012. Tamilnadu Government extended the renewal last date to 31-Mar-2012 through online.
The people, who ever have not done the renewal for this year 2012, can renew their ration cards through online at the given link below starting from 01-Mar-2012 to 31-Mar-2012. Government of Tamilnadu, Civil Supplies and Consumer Protection Department www.consumer.tn.gov.in Family Card Renewal for the Year – 2012 will be made available starting from 01-Mar-2012.
Tamilnadu Food Minister R. Kamaraj had requested public to make use of this online facility to renew their ration cards. As per the official news, there are more than 10lakhs ration card holders are yet to renew their cards. Out of 1,97,70,682 (1.97 crore) family cards, around 1,86,58,768 (1.87 crore) cards have been renewed so far.
If you don’t renew your card on or before 31-Mar-2012, it will be recorded as duplicate card and will be cancelled for any use.
How to renew ration card online
1) Open the following link in your browser http://188.8.131.52:8080/newfcp/cardvalidity.do
2) Fillout your ration card details and click on submit
3) On submission, you will get auto-generated acknowledgement slips. Take two copies, paste one on your ration card and submit another one to your respective fair price shop.
4) Those who don’t need commodities, can only paste one slip on your card.
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