New ration card rules are applied in the state as ineligible beneficiaries of the Antyodaya Anna Yojana scheme are asked by the Uttar Pradesh Government to surrender their documents. The authorities have tightened the loop around ineligible beneficiaries, as they are asking them to surrender the ration cards. But if you are responsible for violating the regulations then Govt. may take action against you. The government has imposed new ration card eligibility rules and surrender norms. As per the reports of the media, around 8 lakh ration cards have been cancelled by the Government.
Eligibility Rules For Ration Card In Uttar Pradesh
One of the most common ration card eligibility rules is that the cardholder must be a resident of Uttar Pradesh. As per media reports, it is being heard that the women should be the head of the family having age above 18 years. And if the head of the family is suffering from an untreatable disease or is aged more than 60 years and the income of the family is less than ₹15,000 then the family can avail of the benefits of a ration card. One more thing to be noted is that the family availing the benefits of the ration card should not own more than 2 hectares of irrigated land.
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Who Are Requested To Surrender The Ration Cards
- Families who own four-wheelers including tractor
- Families have houses built on more than 100 square metres of land.
- All the Government employees.
- Members of the household own the AC and generator of 5KW.
- Family members who own more than 80 square metres of land for business.
- If the Household income is more than three lakh.
- People owning an arms licence.