THE RIGHT TO INFORMATION ACT, 2005
What does Right to Information mean ?
It includes the right to:-
What does Information mean?
- Inspect works, documents, records.
- Take notes, extracts of certified copies of documents or records.
- Take certified samples of material.
- Obtain information in form of printouts, diskettes, floppies, tapes, video cassettes or any other electronic mode or through printouts
Section 2(f) of the Act defines Information as "Any material in any form including records, documents memo, e-mails, opinion s, advices, press releases, circulars, orders ,logbooks, contracts, reports , papers, samples, models, data material held in any electronic form and information relating to any private body which can be accessed by a public authority under any other law for the time being in force".