Delhi become 2nd state to allow e-RTI

Delhi become 2nd state to allow online filing of RTI applications. CM Arvind Kejriwal launches e-RTI. Delhi becomes 2nd state to allow online filing of RTI applications.

People are able to file RTI applications online

Arvind Kejriwal, who has been an RTI activist himself before he plunged into politics, said in order to make government functioning more transparent, there is a need to put all relevant information online and the Aam Aadmi Party government is working in that direction.

Allowing people to file RTI applications online will be useful in taking the RTI act forward

Delhi Minister for Administrative Reforms Kailash Gahlot said the Delhi government’s portal would allow users to file their requests, pay the fee via netbanking, file the first appeal, pay for additional documents online and get email/SMS alerts on the status of the applications. Users would be able to upload supporting documents. The option to pay using debit cards would be added later, said the Minister. The portal would be in both English and Hindi.