Chief Election Commissioner O.P. Rawat, Election Commissioners Sunil Arora and Ashok Lavasa on 6 June 2018 at launch of the online RTI Portal of Election Commission of India
Election Commission Of India Launches its online RTI Portal
Chief Election Commissioner O.P. Rawat, Election Commissioners Sunil Arora and Ashok Lavasa on 6 June 2018 launched the online RTI Portal of Election Commission of India, which will facilitate applicants seeking information under the Right to Information Act.
The portal can be accessed by general public on the Home Page of the Commission’s website by clicking on `Online RTI’. There is also online payment gateway for making payment of requisite fees under the RTI Act. The portal also facilitates online reply to applications and also for making first appeal and reply thereto. There will be timely notification alerts to RTI applicant via SMS and E-Mail.
Applicants seeking information from the Commission under the RTI Act can make use of the online portal. The offline mode of applications will also simultaneously continue.
The online RTI applications made in the past in the Portal of DOPT were downloaded and all such applications barring a few have been disposed of by giving suitable reply to the applicants. The remaining applications and First Appeals will be disposed of shortly.