Govt to launch website for e-postal order by March end
NEW DELHI; A website to help Non-Resident Indians (NRIs) to pay the fee for filing RTI applications through e-postal order is all set to be launched by this month end.
The website will have an option for NRIs to pay the fee of Rs 10 via credit or debit cards to the government while exercising their Right to Information, official sources said.
The Department of Personnel and Training, which act as a nodal agency for the implementation of the RTI Act, has worked out all the modalities along with the Department of Posts for the purpose, they said. The facility, which is likely to be made online by this month end, will also be extended for citizens living across the country, the sources said.
The DoPT has already floated a tender for an RTI call centre and website project which will help an applicant to file applications online under the transparency law and receive the response.
Source : http://economictimes.indiatimes.com
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