Government of Odisha has evolved this dedicated portal for "Right to Information" (RTI). Information & Public Relations Department is monitoring it. It has been developed with an objective to provide single point access to all information and services mandatory under the RTI Act, 2005 in respect of all Public Authorities/ Government Offices/ Autonomous Bodies under Government of Odisha.
This portal provides comprehensive, accurate, and authentic information on implementation of RTI Act, 2005 in the system of governance in Odisha. To implement the Act effectively and efficiently, the nodal department evolved this appropriate mechanism in the form of 'RTI Central Monitoring Mechanism' (www.rtiodisha.in) with all mandatory provisions of the RTI Act, 2005 and track the progress in a single network.
Every Public Authority (Office) has access to the system through a Public Authority account with a predefined Web Content Management System for uploading the suo-motu-disclosure as per section-4(1) (b) (c) (d) of RTI Act, 2005. Similarly, the Public Authority account has options for maintaining and updating various requests for information received by PIOs/ APIOs under section 6 of RTI Act, 2005. The request can be received physically, transferred from other Public authority or can received online. Through the user account, every Public Authority is adhering to prescribed time limit for disposal, failing which he/she is liable to be penalized. In the similar way, the citizen has the satisfaction in obtaining information from the PIOs in due time, thus posing trust on the Govt. system.
This software also generates RTI registers as prescribed under the Odisha Right to Information Rules, 2005. The updating of proactive disclosure information is very crucial for success of this Portal, which is the result of a collaborative effort of public authorities. The Nodal Department has signed an MoU with Content Service Provider (CSP), Luminous Infoways for development, implementation and maintenance of the portal. Information of all Public Authorities of Govt. of Odisha within a prescribed time limit as per Section-4(1) (a) (b) (c) (d) and 25 of RTI Act, 2005.
State RTI Implementation Cell of Information & Public Relations Department is looking after all these under leadership of a Chief Monitoring Officer with two Deputy Chief Monitoring Officers. CSP is presently updating the information on the portal as well as maintaining it through a Content Management Interface. This portal can be enriched, based on your valued opinion and suggestions.
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