The Indian postal department deserves all compliments for providing unique facility of accepting RTI petitions addressed to central public authorities without requiring any postal charge.
However, this facility is
presently available at just about 4500 post-offices out of a total of
about 160,000 post-offices in the country.
The Department of Posts should make this facility available at all
160,000 post-offices in the country.
There should be no operational problem in extending this service
at all post-offices of the country, because every post-office,
however small it may be, sends a post-bag in the evening to the head
This post-bag apart from other items and currency also contains
articles booked through registered and speed post etc.
This post-bag sent from each post-office can also easily contain
collected RTI petitions to be delivered at central