New Delhi: The Department of Post has launched electronic version of Indian Postal Order - eIPO - which will help NRIs to pay fee online for seeking information under the RTI Act. "Department of Posts on Friday in association with Department of Personnel and Training launched Electronic Indian Postal Order (eIPO) to enable Indian citizens abroad to pay RTI fee online.
This is a facility to purchase an Indian Postal Order electronically by paying a fee on-line through e-Post Office Portal," Ministry of Communications and IT said in a statement. At present, this facility has been made available only to Indian citizens abroad to facilitate them to seek information under the RTI Act, 2005. "Both debit and credit cards of any bank powered by Visa or Master can be used for this purpose," the statement said.