The government of Sikkim carries out various initiatives for its residents, including the issuing of a ration card. Sikkim ration card is a government-issued form of identification that instates the holder's entitlement to fuel and food grains at discounted rates, as well as other benefits. To receive a ration card, applicants must provide their identity and domicile information. To learn more about the process of getting your Sikkim ration card, read below.

Sikkim Ration Card List 2022

If you're looking to find out the  Sikkim ration card list, visit the official site and follow the instructions below:

  • When you are on the homepage, click on the Ration card. 

  • A new page will open with a row of tabs. Click on the Beneficiary list tab.

  • Then select your district and area of residence.

  •  On the next screen, you can search your name on that list. 

  • Place your mouse over the name to get more information on the options of benefits you are eligible for.

Types of Ration Cards in Sikkim

If you live in Sikkim, you may be eligible for three types of ration cards depending on your economic status.

Type of Ration Card

Eligible Families

BPL (Below Poverty Line) cards.

The BPL cards are issued to citizens who fall below the poverty line and make less than Rs. 10,000 in a year.

APL (Above Poverty Line) cards

People in the state of Sikkim who are above the poverty line and have an income over Rs. 10,000 are eligible to apply for APL card

AYY cards

AAY cards are given to people in Sikkim who lack economic stability and income

Sikkim Ration Card Eligibility

To qualify for a ration card in Sikkim, it's important to know the eligibility requirements. Once you've done that, you can move on to the next step: the application process. The eligibility criteria for the Sikkim Ration card, as mentioned on their official website, are as follows:

  • Applicants should not already have existing ration cards.

  • Applicants who would benefit from a ration card should be economically disadvantaged.

  • Applicants who have expired cards or temporary ration cards can apply for a new one

How to Apply for a Sikkim Ration Card?

The government launched the official portal for Ration Cards in Sikkim, but the process to submit an application form is still offline. Check out the step-by-step process below to learn how to apply for your Sikkim ration card:

  • Step 1: To apply for a new Ration card, please the website below:  

https://sikkim.gov.in/departments/food-civil-supplies-department

  • Step 2: On the home page, click on "New Ration card"

  • Step 3: Download the form from your screen and take a printout to fill it.

  • Step 4: After reading the instructions carefully, fill out the form, attach all the necessary documents, and submit it to the office. 

  • Step 5: Please take a copy of the receipt for future reference. 

  • Step 6: You will get your ration card once the verification is done by the department in charge.

Documents Required to Apply for a Sikkim Ration Card

If applying for a ration card in Sikkim, be sure to include these documents with the application form:

Identification Proof

Residence and Age Proof

Voter Identity card

Aadhaar Card

PAN Card

Electricity and Telephone bill

Passport

LPG connection details

Passport size photos of all family members

School leaving certificate

Bank Passbook

Birth certificate

How to Check Ration Card Status Online for Sikkim?

Check your Sikkim ration card status online: 

  1. Visit the official website of Food and civil supplies of the Sikkim Government.

  2. On the homepage, click on “Ration Card” under the menu. 

  3. Select to view beneficiaries list of PHH or AAY and then click on “Ration card details.”

  4. Choose your district, town, and FPFS ID/ FPS owner name. 

  5. Click View your ration card to see your application status.

FAQs for Sikkim Ration Card

  • Where can I see the allocation of monthly commodities on the Sikkim PDS?

    You can see the allocation of monthly commodities on Sikkim PDS’s official web portal. Click the Monthly PDS allocation link, and the report will load.

  • To whom did the government provide the Sikkim Ration card?

    The government provides Sikkim ration cards to people who come under the Sikkim BPL list or are economically vulnerable.

  • Can I Track the status of the Sikkim ration card application form online?

    Yes, you can do so by  visiting the official website of Food and civil supplies of the Sikkim Government.