Online renewal of rationcard tamilnadu

your information reg rationcard renewal was very informative .can you clarify the following.1) How to find the card no in my rationcard book.?where/which is the card no in the ration card?
2)In the rationcard renewal form it says ,kindly print & paste the validation slip inside your ration card -- How to take a copy and where exactly should i paste the validation slip in my rationcard? should i fill the full form and take the copy of validation slip or what do i do ?

3)Due to misplacing my card during house shifting (found recently )i could not use my card for more than a year .! how do i know the status of my card now .
4)can i still renew my card by online now ?
i shall be thankful for your reply at the earliest as the time limit for renewal is mar 31st.
from vishwaravi