Gujarat Free Ration Scheme 2020 – ગુજરાત નિ: શુલ્ક રેશન યોજના Step By Step Process Full Detail


Gujarat government has published to start Gujarat Free Ration Scheme 2020. Which is to tackle Coronavirus (COVID 19). In this scheme, the state govt. will provide food items like wheat, rice, pulses, sugar. which is absolutely free of cost. This scheme will ensure that no poor people in the state remain hungry during the 21 days Lockdown period. Around 60 lakh APL ration cardholder families (3.25 crore people) to benefit from this scheme.

Coronavirus (COVID 19) is a pandemic which is very scary if it takes the form of community transmission. Starting from Wuhan in China, this disease is a major outbreak in Italy, Spain and 180+ countries worldwide. To prevent its outbreak in India and particularly in Gujarat, the state govt. has started Free Ration Scheme 2020-21.


This scheme will benefit all poor people along with daily wage workers by ensuring proper food supply in lockdown time.

Gujarat Free Ration Scheme 2020-21

Gujarat govt. on 8 April 2020 declare this scheme. Which is to provide free ration to around 60 lakh above poverty line (APL) families.  which are not covered in the National Food Security Act (NFSA). This decision was decided in the cabinet meeting under the supervision of CM Vijay Rupani. Each APL-1 cardholder family will get the following things free of cost.:-

    1. 10 kg of wheat
    2. 3 kg of rice
    3. 1 kg pulses
    4. 1 kg of sugar

The state govt. has also provided free ration to around 65 lakh families. This is holding either priority ration cards or Antyodaya ration cards. The distribution of essential food items. Which is under Gujarat Free Ration Scheme 2020-21. This is will be done through fair price shops. This scheme will ensure that poor who depends on daily wages. This is for livelihood and is not affected by 21 day nationwide lockdown due to coronavirus pandemic. If any citizen does have a ration card they can apply through ration card online apply link.

Need for Free Ration Scheme for APL-1 Families

This scheme will assure that buyers will not have to line up in front of ration shops. This will be to buy monthly ration. People will not have to buy food items for the month of April. With the entire country under lockdown, Gujarat govt. has taken this important decision for poor people. There are several APL-1 ration cardholder families. who needed free ration but were not given as their name was not included in NFSA beneficiaries list. Citizen can check their name on the official website or click here.

Around 60 lakh families or 3.25 crore individuals holding ration cards will get food items. which is under Free Ration Scheme in Gujarat. This includes 10 kg wheat and 3 kg rice per person and 1 kg of pulses, sugar and salt per family free of cost. The chief minister said his government is concerned about the state’s poor families and will continue to take decisions to ensure they do not face hurdles during the lockdown.

Methods for Free Ration Distribution in Gujarat ગુજરાત નિ: શુલ્ક રેશન યોજના

The date of distribution for free ration scheme in Gujarat would be decided later. The state govt. of Gujarat has decided to bear the entire cost of the scheme. CM urges that only those families who are in crisis and need food grains should avail govt’s scheme. Those who are well-to-do should only allow the needy to avail the scheme.

As works have been closed for 21 days, poor families earning daily livelihood face great problems. CM said that the sensitive government understands this and will take more such decisions in future so such people do not face much hurdle. CM Vijay Rupani also ask people. Which is to stay indoors for 21 days. Gujarat govt. has so far reported 241 cases of Coronavirus and 17 deaths due to COVID-19. The entire state is under lockdown.

District Supply Officer Details

In the below table you will get all the Gujrat zone wise contact numbers of the concern person.

Sr. No District Contact Person Contact Number Landline No Email
Gujarat Free Ration Scheme North Zone
1 Aravalli Shri K A PATEL 9898191121 02774 – 250214 [email protected]
2 Banaskantha S J CHAVADA 7567021929 02742 – 252309 [email protected]
3 Gandhinagar Kum. Nirupa Gadhvi 7567021998 59182 / 59180 [email protected]
4 Kutch Dr. Reena N Chaudhari 9408308508 02832 – 221453 [email protected]
5 Mahesana Kum Krupali Mistary 9426247583 02762 – 222208 [email protected]
6 Patan Gitaben desai 9909770389 02766 – 224660 [email protected]
7 Sabarkantha Shri Rahulkumar Chaudhary 9724330906 02772 – 240698 [email protected]
Gujarat Free Ration Scheme Middle Zone
8 Ahmedabad Smt. Kajalba Tunvar 9687361449 079 – 27551691 [email protected]
9 Ahmedabad City [FC] Shri D M PARMAR 9925599977 079-25509248 [email protected]
Ahmedabad City [Dy.FC] Shri J V DESAI 9978405042 079-25504524
10 ANAND G D BAMANIYA 7567010458 02692 – 263620 [email protected]
11 Bharuch I G GAMIT 75670 21674 02642 – 241500 [email protected]
12 Chhota udaipur Miss Ankita paramar 9925007405 02669-233015 [email protected]
13 Dahod V A KHANT 9426422575 02673 – 239250 [email protected]
14 Kheda Bhargav Patel 9825035349 0268 – 2553342 [email protected]
15 Mahisagar B B Modhiya 9898127128 02674 – 250722 [email protected]
16 Narmada N V PATHAN 8200428901 02640 – 224828 [email protected]
17 Panchmahal Smt. N B RAJPUT/ 9924111329 02672 – 242936 [email protected]
18 Vadodara Shri S D Goklani 7567022247 0265 – 2416190 [email protected]
Gujarat Free Ration Scheme Saurashtra Zone
19 Amreli Dr. Mehulkumar Barasara 9428280084 02792 – 222807 [email protected]
20 Bhavanagar Kum. Bhumika Koria 7567021670 0278 – 2428908 [email protected]
21 Botad Shri Miyatra 9727366843 02849 – 271324/272325 [email protected]
22 Devbhoomi Dwarka Shri Prashant Manguda 7984566794 02833 – 235990 [email protected]
23 Girsomnath Shri Shushil Parmar 9724363100 02876 – 240002 [email protected]
24 Jamnagar Shri K J Jadeja 9429494624 0288 – 2553897 [email protected]
25 Junagadh Shri N D Govani 9898701071 0285 – 2633778 [email protected]
26 Morbi H G PATEL 9712499390 02822 – 242006 [email protected]
27 Porbandar Shri Vivak Tank 9909003272 0286 – 2220070 [email protected]
28 Rajkot Kum, Pooja Bavda 7567021682 0281 – 2476891 [email protected]
29 Surendranagar Shri Chetan Misan 7043047360 02752 – 284351 [email protected]
Gujarat Free Ration Scheme South Zone
30 Dang PRATIK PATEL 9712624231 02631 – 220384 [email protected]
31 Navsari Smt. Priti S. Thakkar 9924074750 02637 – 248155 [email protected]
32 Surat Smt Astha Solanki 7567022149 0261 – 2652134 [email protected]
33 Tapi Naitikaben patel 9879598335 02626 – 224401 [email protected]
34 Valsad D I PATEL 9974309633 02632 – 244192 [email protected]


Leave A Reply

Your email address will not be published.

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.