The Chief Minister(CM) Shri Ashok Gehlot, of the govt. of Rajasthan has launched a portal called ‘Jan Soochna Portal‘ under the Rajasthan Innovation Vision (RAJIV) campaign that was started to commemorate former Prime minister(PM) Rajiv Gandhi’s 75th anniversary.
This portal designed by the information and technology(IT) department, is a first of its kind in India to provide access to information about govt. departments in a single platform. This portal will provide people to seek the Right to Information(RTI) with transparency and accountability.
The portal provides information of 13 departments in a single platform under Section 4 (2) of the RTI act 2005. This act provides voluntary disclosure of information from different authorities and government departments.
With the launch of portal, state government has expressed its intention of using technology for transparency and would further strengthen and expand the scope of the Right to Information (RTI) law. Through this portal common man will get information pertaining to 13 departments online in a lucid language. The portal is inspired by the very spirit of Section 4 (2) of RTI Act, 2005, i.e. Proactive Disclosure of Information.