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If your Ration Card is damaged or lost, you can approach the Circle Office, and ask them for a duplicate Ration Card. You will be given a new Ration Card, with the same details as your original. To get a duplicate Ration Card, follow the steps given below:
Step 1 – You should go to the Circle Office, and tell them that you need a duplicate Ration Card, on the basis of which, you will be provided with the relevant application form.
Step 2 – You should fill out the application form.
Step 3 – You should submit the relevant documents. Generally, you will have to submit an FIR for the Ration Card, if it is lost.
Step 4 – You should get your documents verified.
Step 5 – You should collect your acknowledgement slip.
Step 6 – You can then collect your Ration Card/get it delivered. Some states have the facility to download it online. For example, in Delhi, you must download it.
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Check this resource on the National Government Service Portal2