Saturday, 10 October 2015

How to File RTI Application Online ?

Under the Article 19(1) of the constitution RTI (Right To Information ) has been given to every citizen of India.Article 19(1) states that every citizen of India has freedom of speech and expression.Under the same article We people also have the right to know how Government of India works.For this reason Knowing about RTI becomes important for every one who want to ask any information related to any things.So lets start from beginning.

The Right to Information Act is an Act of the Parliament of India passed by on 15 June 2005.The RTI came into force on 12th October 2015.The main goal of the Right to Information Act is to empowers the citizens of India to seek any information.Under this article 19(1) of the constitution any citizen can ask for any information from public authority and that authority has to give you requested information with in 30 days .Any government or public authority of India if refused to give you information you asked then they will be punished and you can also file compaint before the Central Information Commission (CIC) using the CIC Online.

Now we know that what is Right to Information so move further and learn How to File RTI Application Online ? 

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Here are the steps for How to file the RTI application :

1. Visit official website of RTI " "and click on submit request option.New page will open displaying " guidlines for filling RTI application form ".Read and understood  the guidlines carefully and click on submit.

2. After clicking on submit RTI application form will appear and then you can start filling the form.Enter the complete details which is mandatory for going on next step.You have to select right Ministry and Department from which you want to seek information. 

3. Make sure that you are providing a correct information like your name, address , pin code, Email address and your mobile number.While filling form You will notice that email address and mobile number is compulsory or mandatory. 

4.In the Text for RTI Request application column you can write your request of information you want to seek from any Department or MInistry.You can only write your RTI request within 3000 character.

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5. If you want to upload any document for supporting your RTI request or helps department in finding information for you. After filling all details in form click on submit button.

6. Once you submitted you will start receiving Email notification and mobile alert related your application.You will also receive a activation ID for your RTI account.You can login to your account using this activation ID. You will also start receiving alert about the Status of your RTI on your mobile number.

7.You should know that your application is pending untill you pay fees of Rupees 10.You can also pay RTI fees using credit/debit card or net banking .

8. Once you are done you will get a unique identification number for your RTI request.You can also check status of your RTI application by using activation ID which is sent to your email address.

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