There are two types of ration card-for upper gradefor lower gradeupper grade get less things.lower grade get more things.everyone get things from ration shop at fixed prize.time period to get things from ration shop once was less like 2-3 weeks.there was no fixed quantity of food to be taken from ration shop.people used to take the amount of food to last them for one year.bringing card to get things was not followed strictly