Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Thursday announced the national rollout of a ‘One Nation, One Ration Card’ system in all states and Union Territories by March 2021. As of now, about 20 states have come on board to implement the inter-state ration card portability. According to the Finance Minister, this system will enable migrant workers and their family […]Continue Reading..
The West Bengal government is planning to opt out of the Centre’s ‘One Nation, One Ration Card’ scheme due to “differences of opinion” with the central government, a state minister said on Thursday. Under the scheme, beneficiaries can buy subsidised foodgrains from ration shops in any part of the country. The system ensures that no poor is […]Continue Reading..
Taking note of a fake news that is doing the rounds on social media that new ration cards will be issued for the central government’s ambitious initiative ‘one nation, one ration card’ scheme, the Press Information Bureau of India (PIB) fact-checking team has said that the reality is that old ration cards will remain valid […]Continue Reading..
The Centre has designed a standard format for ration cards as it moves ahead with ‘one nation, one ration card’ initiative and has asked state governments to follow the pattern while issuing fresh ration cards. Currently, the central government’s ambitious initiative is being implemented on a pilot basis in a cluster of six states. It […]Continue Reading..
One Nation One Card is a National Common Mobility Card (NCMC) launched by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on March 4, 2019. This card ensures seamless mobility to commuters across the country. One Nation One Card enables people to pay for their bus travel, toll, parking charges and withdraw cash. The card also allows the holders to do retail […]Continue Reading..
The government will soon unveil a new smart card that can be used across all Metro rail networks for limited number of trips. What the passenger would require is to charge them at the counter when they go to avail the services in different Metro networks. This will be in addition to the “One Nation […]Continue Reading..
* Visa NCMC card will be accepted by public transport operators across India * The card will trigger higher adoption of digital payments for travel, a Visa exec said * Govt launched NCMC cards in March to allow commuters to travel without cash After it was speculated that card payment network, Visa, is in talks […]Continue Reading..
In a bid to provide seamless urban mobility to commuters across the country, the Centre launched India’s first indigenously-developed National Common Mobility Card (NCMC). Dubbed as ‘One Nation-One Card’, the inter-operable transport card would allow holders to pay for their bus travel, toll taxes, parking charges, retail shopping and withdraw cash. With this “one-of-its-kind” card, […]Continue Reading..