Indian govt brings 37 ministries, deptts under online RTI ambit

New Delhi/August 8
Indian government on Thursday said that RTI activists can now information regarding 37 ministries and departments by using the RTI online web-portal
The Minister of State in the Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pension and Minister of State in the Prime Minister’s Office V Narayanasamy said that any Indian citizen can file RTI application online through RTI online web-portal and they can seek information only for 37 Ministries/Departments of Indian government.
He said that RTI applicants can pay the prescribed fee for the application online through a payment gateway of State Bank of India by way of internet banking of State Bank of India and its associate banks and by using debit/credit cards of Master/Visa.
“Government of India has started a RTI online web portal whereby Right to Information (RTI) applications can be filed online by Indian citizens, including those who are living abroad,” he added.