GUIDELINES FOR USE OF RTI ONLINE PORTAL
Government of Meghalaya
  1. This Web Portal can be used by Indian citizens to file online application as well as first appeal under the Right to Information. The payment of the prescribed fees can also be made online on this portal.
  2. At present, an applicant who desires to obtain any information under the RTI Act can make an application through this Web Portal to the following Offices.

    List of Offices

    • Agriculture and Farmers' Welfare Department
    • Animal Husbandry and Veterinary Department
    • Arts and Culture Department
    • Border Areas Development Department
    • Cabinet Affairs Department
    • Chief Engineer Public Works Department(Buildings)
    • Chief Engineer Public Works Department(Roads)
    • Chief Engineer Water Resources
    • Chief Inspector of Boilers And Factories
    • Chief Minister's Secretariat
    • Commerce and Industries Department
    • Commissionerate of Food Safety
    • Commissioner of Excise
    • Commissioner of Taxes
    • Community and Rural Development Department
    • Controller of Legal Metrology
    • Cooperation Department
    • DC, East Garo Hills District
    • DC, East Jaintia Hills District
    • DC, East Khasi Hills District
    • DC, North Garo Hills District
    • DC, Ri Bhoi District
    • DC, South Garo Hills District
    • DC, South West Garo Hills District
    • DC, South West Khasi Hills District
    • DC, West Garo Hills District
    • DC, West Jaintia Hills District
    • DC, West Khasi Hills District
    • Department of Textile
    • Directorate of Accounts and Treasuries
    • Directorate of Agriculture
    • Directorate of Animal Husbandry and Veterinary
    • Directorate of Arts and Culture
    • Directorate of Border Areas Development
    • Directorate of Civil Defence and Home Guards
    • Directorate of Commerce and Industries
    • Directorate of Community and Rural Development
    • Directorate of Economics and Statistics
    • Directorate of Educational Research and Training
    • Directorate of Employment and Craftsmen Training
    • Directorate of Fisheries
    • Directorate of Food Civil Supplies and Consumer Affairs
    • Directorate of Health Services (MCH and FW)
    • Directorate of Health Services (MI)
    • Directorate of Health Services (Research)
    • Directorate of Higher and Technical Education
    • Directorate of Horticulture
    • Directorate of Housing
    • Directorate of Information and Public Relations
    • Directorate of Institutional Finance
    • Directorate of Land Records and Surveys
    • Directorate of Local Accounts
    • Directorate of Mineral Resources
    • Directorate of Printing and Stationery
    • Directorate of Programme Implementation and Evaluation
    • Directorate of School Education and Literacy
    • Directorate of Sericulture and Weaving
    • Directorate of Small Savings
    • Directorate of Social Welfare
    • Directorate of Soil and Water Conservation
    • Directorate of Sports and Youth Affairs
    • Directorate of Tourism
    • Directorate of Urban Affairs
    • Directorate Sainik Welfare
    • Director General of Police
    • Director General of Prison
    • District Council Affairs Department
    • Education Department
    • Election Department
    • Excise, Registration, Taxation and Stamps Department
    • Finance Department
    • Fisheries Department
    • Food Civil Supplies and Consumer Affairs Department
    • Forests and Environment Department
    • General Administration Department (A)
    • General Administration Department (B)
    • Governor's Secretariat
    • Health and Family Welfare Department
    • Home (Civil Defence and Home Guards) Department
    • Home (Jails)Department
    • Home (Passport)Department
    • Home (Police)Department
    • Housing Department
    • Information and Public Relations Department
    • Information Technology and Communications Department
    • Inspector General of Registration
    • Labour Commissioner
    • Labour Department
    • Law (A) Department
    • Law (B) Department
    • Legal Metrology Department
    • MATI
    • Meghalaya Legislative Assembly
    • Mining and Geology Department
    • MPSC
    • Parliamentary Affairs Department
    • Personnel and Administrative Reforms (A) Department
    • Personnel and Administrative Reforms (B) Department
    • Planning Department
    • Political Department
    • Power Department
    • Printing and Stationery Department
    • Programme Implementation and Evaluation Department
    • Public Health Engineering Department
    • Public Works Department
    • Revenue and Disaster Management Department
    • Secretariat Administration Department
    • Social Welfare Department
    • Soil and Water Conservation Department
    • Sports and Youth Affairs Department
    • Superintendent of Stamps
    • Tourism Department
    • Transport Department
    • Urban Affairs Department
    • Water Resources Department
  3. At present the facility of the online filing of RTI application is available only for all the Deputy Commissioner Offices others will be taken up in subsequent phases.
  4. On clicking at "Submit Request", the applicant has to fill the required details on the page that will appear.
    The fields marked * are mandatory while the others are optional.
  5. The text of the application may be written in the prescribed column. At present, the text to be entered in the prescribed column is limited to 150 words only.
  6. In case an application contains more than 150 words, it can be uploaded as an attachment, by using column "Supporting document".
  7. After filling the first page, a Non-BPL applicant will be directed to the Payment Page on the portal. The applicant then has to click on "Make Payment" to make payment of the prescribed fee.
  8. The applicant can pay the prescribed fee through the following modes:
    i. Internet banking;
    ii. ATM cum Debit Cards
  9. Fee for making an application is as prescribed in the RTI Rules, 2012.
  10. After making payment, an application will be finally submitted and a unique registration number would be generated and can be referred by the applicant for future references.
  11. No RTI fee is required to be paid by any citizen who is below poverty line as per RTI Rules, 2012. However, the applicant must attach a copy of the certificate issued by the appropriate government in this regard, along with the application.
  12. The application filed through this Web Portal would reach electronically to the "Nodal Officer" of concerned Department, who would transmit the RTI application electronically to the concerned State Public Information Officer (PIO).
  13. In case additional fee is required for representing the cost for providing information, the PIO would intimate the applicant through this portal. This intimation can be seen by the applicant through View Status.
  14. For making an appeal to the first Appellate Authority, the applicant has to click at "Submit Appeal" and fill up the page that will appear.
  15. The registration number of original application has to be used for reference.
  16. All the requirements for filing an RTI application and first appeal as well as other provisions regarding time limit, exemptions etc., as provided in the RTI Act, 2005 will continue to apply.

I have read and understood the above guidelines.