Portal launched to facilitate RTI application filing in all Govt Ministries
The government has launched a portal which will facilitate citizens to file
RTI applications online in all central government ministries and departments. The web address of the portal is www.rtionline.gov.in
The portal is a step to provide greater transparency in governance through the Right to Information Act which mandates timely response to citizen’s requests for government information.
About the online RTI portal:
- Currently the text of an application that can be uploaded in the prescribed column on the portal while filing application is restricted to 500 words. In case an application contains more than 500 words, it can be uploaded as an attachment.
- An information seeker can submit a fee of Rs.10 via Internet banking through State Bank of India (SBI) and its associate banks using the website. One can also use credit or debit cards.
- An applicant will get an alert on the mobile phone about movement of the application. Answers to queries related to the portal can be sought on the telephone number 011- 24622461 during normal office hours.