Right to Information, well spells as RTI, is an act to empower common people of India to ask questions from responsible public authority. As the Government of India thinks that every Indian has equal rights to know about functioning of Govt. machinery, so the act of RTI was introduced in public domain in 2005. Number of query and complaints has been rising after implementation of this RTI Act.
Issue pinching common people like Corruption cases, Delaying in Public Distribution System, Road Repairs, Details of pending public work etc have been raised in appropriate front by the help of RTI act.
How to file RTI Online / Application Form under RTI Act?
As trends show more manual applying, in concerned Govt. Department either it State or Central, are used under this act. One or more officers have been appointed as Public Information Officers (PIO) as nodal officer to implement RTI Act in each of Govt. department. The Public Information Officers are made responsible for receiving applications from people and providing information as per query. Any person looking to obtain information should apply on Prescribed form to Concerned PIO. Along with each application DD or IPO or Treasury Challan of Rs. 10/- should be attached.
Suppose anyone asking information under RTI Act could not obtain in set timing then what should he or she do? RTI Act has made provisions in this regard if anyone quashed from obtaining information within 30 days in normal cases may register their complaint at higher designated PIO in the concerned department. In such instance, a complainant may register their Online complain through below web link.
Apart of manual applying under RTI Act, State Govt. of Bihar has been recommended certain provisions for accepting Online applications. Any persons residing in any locality of Bihar may make a telephonic call on 155311 and register their queries under RTI. Questions registered by men are sent to concerned Public Information Officer through E-mail or Post. Right now, facility of Calling at above number upgraded with Online applying. People of Bihar may register their RTI applications at website naming ‘Jaankari’. The particular site could be accessed after following below web address: –
Applying through above website after making payment; certain RTI application is transferred to Department or Office of concerned Personal Information Officer.