1. What is “Right to Information”?
“Right to information” means the right to information accessible under the Act which is held by or under the control of a public authority and includes the right to:-

Inspection of work, documents, records
Taking notes, extracts, or certified copies of documents or records;
Taking certified samples of material;
Obtaining information in the form of diskettes, floppies, tapes, video cassettes or in any other electronic mode or through printouts where such information is stored in a computer or in any other device.
2. What type of information may be obtained under the RTI Act?
The type of information which may be obtained, as defined under section 2 (f) of the Act, includes any material in any form, including records, documents, memos, e-mails, opinions, advices, press releases, circulars, orders, log books, 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.
3. Who can seek information under the Right to Information Act, 2005?
Any Indian citizen can seek information under the Act
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