PANAJI: The Department of Civil Supplies and Consumer Affairs has observed that some families are holding Antyodaya Anna Yojana (AAY) Ration Cards (Pink in colour), Priority Household (PHH) Ration Cards (Pink in colour) and Above Poverty Line (APL) Ration Cards (Yellow in colour) who are ineligible as per the Guidelines.
The Department has appealed to the general public to apply for a change of Ration Card from AAY or PHH to APL Card.
Households whose family income is above Rs. 50,000/- per annum by filling Departmental Form C and surrender Ration Cards if family income is more than Rs. 5.00 Lakh per annum by submitting Departmental Form D to respective Taluka Civil Supplies Office within a period of 30 days.
Further, during field inspection by respective Taluka Civil Supplies Officials or in case of any public complaints, strict action will be initiated against anyone found violating the same.