Supreme Court CJI DY Chandrachud Online RTI Portal Start Functioning From Today
SC Online RTI Portal: Chief Justice DY Chandrachud is constantly...
SC Online RTI Portal: Chief Justice DY Chandrachud is constantly trying to improve the judicial system of the country. Now it has become easy to get information in the Supreme Court. The Supreme Court recently launched the online RTI portal. To get information from the Supreme Court, one can apply online on this portal under the Right to Information Act. This portal will start working from today (24 November). CJI DY Chandrachud said that the online RTI portal will be fully functional from today.
Name of this portal registry.sci.gov.in/rti_app Is. CJI Chandrachud said that it is expected that this portal will make it easy for people to get information about the Supreme Court. Tell that till now RTI had to be filed through post to get information from the Supreme Court. The Chief Justice has now taken a very important step towards making it online.
Historical decision came in 2019
In a historic decision given on 13 November 2019, the Supreme Court has declared the office of the Chief Justice as a ‘public office’. The Supreme Court is also a public office under the Right to Information Act, 2005, citizens can seek information related to its functioning. In 2019, the court had asserted that it is undeniable that people will get information under the RTI Act. One day the office of the Chief Justice will also come under the purview of this law.
Fee will also be deposited online
You can easily apply through this portal. First of all, the applicant will have to create his login ID in it. After this, the information being sought will have to be filled in the form. At last the fee of Rs.10 has to be paid online. CJI Chandrachud is also the chairman of the e-Committee, which works towards the adoption of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) through the judicial system in the country.
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