The Bihar Right To Public Services Act 2011 was introduced in Bihar to deliver notified public services to the citizens, such as applying for documents like caste, income, and residential certificates within a stipulated period. The government also introduced the e-services facility for RTPS and other services. The RTPS Bihar portal enables the citizens to apply for these documents online from anywhere in Bihar without visiting any RTPS counter or office.
Here is a guide on the RTPS Bihar online portal. We will also explain the procedure to apply for the eservices in Bihar, such as applications for various types of certificates.
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RTPS Bihar: About the online portal
|RTPS Bihar Official Website||http://rtps.bihar.gov.in/rtps/|
|Launched by||Bihar government|
|Beneficiaries||Citizens of Bihar|
|Purpose||Simplified online application for various certificates, including Bihar Caste Certificate, Bihar Income Certificate and Bihar Residential Certificate|
Citizens of Bihar are required to obtain documents like caste certificate, income certificate and residential certificate, for availing of various government facilities, including state and central government schemes or scholarships. The Bihar government had introduced the eservices online portal serviceonline.bihar.gov.in for providing RTPS and other services within a specified time. The facility ensures transparency since public utility services would be delivered without delay.
The RTPS portal helps users to apply for various certificates online. Further, they can also check their application status, download the certificate, and access other services on the RTPS Bihar online portal. The RTPS website http://rtps.bihar.gov.in/rtps/ directs users to the serviceonline.bihar.gov.in portal.
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RTPS Bihar online portal: Objectives and benefits
The Bihar RTPS is an online portal introduced to enable citizens directly access various RTPS services and apply for income, caste, and residence certificate documents and other documents in a faster and seamless manner.
Earlier, people had to approach the relevant government office for obtaining documents like caste, residence, and income certificate. These documents may be required when applying for various government jobs, government schemes, or admissions to schools and colleges.
What is caste certificate?
Caste certificate is a document issued by the Government of India to people of all the castes in India, including those belonging to Scheduled Castes, Scheduled Tribes, Other Backward Classes. The Bihar caste certificate is necessary for those belonging to the Scheduled Castes, Scheduled Tribes, and Other Backward Classes. Citizens can get caste certificate in Bihar online and can be download it from the RTPS portal.
What is income certificate?
The income certificate, issued by the state government, serves as an individual’s proof of the annual income from all sources in one year. The authority issuing the income certificates may vary from one state to another. For example, it is issued by the District Magistrate or Revenue Department for rural tehsildar in rural areas.
What is residence certificate?
A residence certificate or niwas praman patra in Bihar serves as proof of permanent residence of a citizen in a state. This document is necessary for getting water or electricity connections, government jobs, etc.
The RTPS Bihar online services are available in the following categories:
- General Administration Department
- Social Security Schemes of Social Welfare Department
- Planning and Development Department
- Labor Resources Department
- Revenue and Land Reforms Department
- Food and Consumer Protection Department
Citizens of Bihar can visit the RTPS portal and apply for:
- New income certificate / issue of income certificate
- New residential certificate / issue of residential certificate
- New caste certificate / issue of caste certificate
- Duplicate income certificate / issue of duplicate income certificate
- Duplicate residential certificate / issue of duplicate residential certificate
- Duplicate caste certificate / issue of duplicate cast certificate
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RTPS Bihar in Hindi
Users have the option to select English or Hindi language on the RTPS Bihar portal.
RTPS Bihar caste certificate, income certificate and residence certificate: How to apply online?
Step 1: Visit the official website of eservices Bihar https://serviceonline.bihar.gov.in/
Step 2: Go to ‘Apply Online’ and click on ‘General Administration Department’ under RTPS services. The same link is also given on the left side of the home page under RTPS services.
Step 3: Options for various services will be given as follows:
- Issuance of residential certificate
- Issuance of caste certificate
- Issuance of income certificate
- Issuance of non-creamy layer certificate (for the purpose of government of Bihar)
- Issuance of non-creamy layer certificate (for the purpose of government of India)
- Issuance of income and asset certificate for the economically weaker section
Click on the relevant service based on your requirements. Then, select the level from the given options – Block Level, Sub-Division Level and District Level.
Step 4: You will be directed to a new page that will display the application form.
Given below are the application forms for different types of certificates, namely the Bihar caste certificate, income certificate and residence certificate.
The application forms for caste certificate online or Jati certificate online in Bihar are given below:
RTPS Bihar online application form for issuance of caste certificate from revenue officer level
RTPS Bihar online application form for issuance of caste certificate from sub-division officer level
RTPS Bihar online application form for issuance of caste certificate from district level
Given below are the applications forms for Residence Certificate or awasiya certificate online.
RTPS Bihar online application form for issuance of residence certificate from revenue officer level
RTPS Bihar online application form for issuance of residence certificate from sub-division officer level
RTPS Bihar online application form for issuance of residence certificate from district magistrate level
Given below are the different applications forms for the Income certificate or Aay praman patra Bihar:
RTPS Bihar online application form for issuance of income certificate from revenue officer level
RTPS Bihar online application form for issuance of income certificate from sub-division officer level
RTPS Bihar online application form for issuance of income certificate from district magistrate level
Step 5: Complete the application form by providing the relevant details such as gender, salutation, name of the applicant, father’s name, mother’s name, husband’s name, address, mobile number, state, district, subdivision, village, etc.
Step 6: Upload the important documents. Then, proceed to submit the application.
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RTPS documents required
Those applying for caste certificate online must submit important documents such as:
- Identity proof like Aadhaar card, voter’s id card, PAN card, or passport
- Address proof such as Aadhaar card, residential proof, rent slip and rent agreement or driving license
- Ration card copy
Those applying for income certificate in Bihar are required to provide the following documents:
- Age proof such as birth certificate or class 10 marksheet
- Residential proof, Voter ID
- Self-attested declaration form
- Aadhar card
- PAN card
- Ration card
- Income statement like monthly salary or salary slip
To apply for Bihar residence certificate, the following documents are required:
- Aadhar card
- PAN Card
- Voter’s id card
- Ration card
- Class 10th mark sheet
- Electricity bill
RTPS Bihar online certificate download
To access the Bihar caste, income or residence certificate download option, go to the serviceonline.bihar.gov.in website and click on ‘Download Certificate’. Users will be directed to a new page. Now, select RTPS services or other services from the dropdown, and enter the application reference number and name of the applicant. Then, click on ‘Download Certificate’.
The certificate or license will be given to the applicant through different modes such as:
- Download certificate link at RTPS portal
- Download link in SMS
- Email attachment
- SevicePlus inbox
- Nearest community service centre, kiosk, RTPS counter, etc.
So, one can download the caste certificate in Bihar as explained above. Similarly, residential certificate download and income certificate download from RTPS Bihar portal can be done in a few clicks.
Offline mode for obtaining RTPS Bihar caste certificate, income certificate and residence certificate
Before the online facility to apply for income, residence and caste certificate in Bihar was introduced, citizens had to visit the relevant block in their area and get these certificates from the department concerned. This was a time-consuming process as people had to wait in long queues.
RTPS Bihar: Self registration process
On the RTPS Bihar gov.in portal’s home page, users will find the self registration process option.
- Click on the self registration option. A dialog box will appear with the registration form.
- Complete the registration form by providing details such as full name, email ID, mobile number, and password. Select the state from the dropdown and enter the captcha code.
- Click on ‘Submit’
RTPS Bihar: How to login?
- Go to the home page of the official RTPS Bihar portal
- Click on the login button on the top right corner of the page
- Read the ‘precautions’ displayed on the page. Click on ‘proceed to login’ option
- A new dialog box will open. Enter the login credentials – the Login ID and OTP/Password. Submit the Captcha.
- Click on the ‘Log in’ button to sign into the portal.
The portal also has the option to recover password. For this, click on the ‘forgot password?’ option. A new dialog box will appear.
Submit the login ID and captcha code. Click on ‘Submit’ option. You will get the option to reset your password.
RTPS Bihar: How to apply for birth certificate and death certificate?
Citizens in Bihar can get RTPS services offered by the Planning and Development Department. These include applications for RTPS Bihar birth certificate and death certificate. The service is available at block level public service centres.
Applicants need to visit the RTPS counter with the relevant application form. After duly filling in information like name, age, address, mobile number, email address, etc., they must submit the form and provide all the supporting documents.
RTPS Bihar online: Apply for services of Labor Resources Department
Citizens can also use the RTPS serviceonline.bihar.gov.in portal to apply for the Bihar State Non-resident Labour Accident Compensation scheme. Applicants must click on the link given under the ‘Labor Resources Department’ on the home page. They will be directed to a new page that displays the application form.
After completing the form and uploading the supporting documents, submit the form.
RTPS Bihar: How to check application status online?
Step 1: To check the status of your online application for documents like income certificate on the RTPS portal, click on ‘Track Application Status’ given under ‘Citizen Section’ or on the right side of the home page.
Step 2: You will see two options on the screen to track your application – Through Application Reference Number and Through OTP/Application Details.
Step 3: Provide the Application Reference Number and select the preferred option from – Application Submission Date and Application Delivery Date. Complete the word verification and click on ‘Submit’.
If you have chosen to track the application through OTP/Application Details, select the relevant service from the dropdown menu, complete the word verification and click on ‘Submit’.
The application status will be displayed on the screen.
Those who do not have access to internet facility can check the status through the SMS facility. All one is required to do is send a SMS – RTPS
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RTPS Bihar: Online procedure to print receipt
Visit the rtps.bihar.gov.in portal and click on ‘Print Your Receipt’ option given on the left side of the page. On the next page, enter the application ID and click on ‘Search’. The receipt will be displayed, and it can be downloaded for future reference.
RTPS Bihar: Apply online for Revenue and Land Reforms Department services
One can visit the online RTPS Bihar portal serviceonline.bihar.gov.in and avail the services provided under the Revenue and Land Reforms Department section.
On the home page, go to ‘Online Application’. Now, click on the relevant services of the Revenue and Land Reforms Department given under external services.
Once the application form opens, fill in the required details and upload relevant documents. Click on submit.
RTPS Bihar: Instant certificate verification process
The Bihar RTPS online portal also gives citizens the option of tatkal certificate verification for speedier verification and processing. To avail this service, go to the official website http://rtps.bihar.gov.in/rtps/ and click on the Verify Tatkal Certificate link.
On the next page, submit the application ID and click on ‘Status’. The certificate will be displayed on the screen.
How to view Management Information Report of RTPS Services?
- To check the Management Information Reports, go to the official website of Bihar Right to Public Services and Other Services.
- Click on the Management Information Report for RTPS Services option. A new page will be displayed on the screen.
- Enter the User ID and Password. Submit the captcha code. Then, click on ‘Submit’ to view the Management information report of RTPS services.
RTPS Services: How to view certificate web copy?
To avail this service, click on the certificate webcopy (for Adhikar and RTPS Online) option on the home page of the RTPS services portal. On the new page, submit your application ID and click on ‘Show’ to get the certificate webcopy.
RTPS and Other Services: Contact information
Citizens can contact the helpdesk of RTPS Bihar at serviceonline.bihar.gov.in.
What is RTPS service in Bihar?
RTPS or Right To Public Services was introduced in Bihar to enable citizens access public services such as applying for documents like online caste certificate, income certificate, and residential certificates in a seamless manner. One can go to the RTPS Bihar website and submit online application for various documents.
What is the full form of RTPS?
RTPS refers to Right To Public Services.
How can I print my caste certificate online in Bihar?
Visit the official serviceonline.bihar.gov.in website and go to the download certificate section for Bihar caste certificate download.
In how many days is the certificate created?
It takes a minimum of 15 days to get the income, residence or caste certificate after the applicants have applied for on the RTPS Bihar portal.