An Initiative by Personnel Department, Government of Meghalaya
Note: Fields marked with * are Mandatory.
Guidelines for use of RTI Online Portal, Government of Meghalaya
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.
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.
PUBLIC AUTHORITIES ONBOARDED
Agriculture and Farmers' Welfare Department
Animal Husbandry and Veterinary Department
Arts and Culture Department
Border Areas Development Department
Cabinet Affairs Department
Chief Engineer Public Health Engineering
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
Commissioner of Transport
Community and Rural Development Department
Controller of Legal Metrology
DC, Eastern West Khasi Hills District
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 Textiles
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 Dairy 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 Fund Audit
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
Excise, Registration, Taxation and Stamps Department
Finance (Audit and Funds)
Finance (Economic Affairs)
Finance (Economic Control)
Finance (Pay Revision)
Finance (Pension Cell)
Food Civil Supplies and Consumer Affairs Department
Forests and Environment Department
General Administration Department (A)
General Administration Department (B)
Health and Family Welfare Department
HighCourt of Meghalaya
Home (Civil Defence and Home Guards) Department
Home (Political) Department
Information and Public Relations Department
Information Technology and Communications Department
Inspector General of Registration
Law (A) Department
Law (B) Department
Legal Metrology Department
Meghalaya Legislative Assembly
Meghalaya State Information Commision
Mining and Geology Department
Office of Principal Chief Conservator of Forests
Office of the State Commissioner for Persons with Disabilities
Parliamentary Affairs Department
Personnel and Administrative Reforms (A) Department
Personnel and Administrative Reforms (B) Department
Printing and Stationery Department
Prisons and Correctional Services 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
Urban Affairs Department
Water Resources Department
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.
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.
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.
In case an application contains more than 150 words, it can be uploaded as an attachment, by using column "Supporting document".
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.
The applicant can pay the prescribed fee through the following modes:
ATM Cum Debit Cards
Fee for making an application is as prescribed in the RTI Rules, 2012.
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.
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.
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).
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.
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.
The registration number of original application has to be used for reference.
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.