Please throw light on the background of this handbook - Right to Information Act and its key objectives.
1.2 Objective/purpose of this information handbook
Describe the provisions of Section 4(1)(b) of the Act regarding mandatory suo motu disclosure of certain information by every public authority and how this guide is aimed at such disclosure and creating standardized information for easy access and understanding by the public..
1.3 Who are the intended users of the handbook?
Citizens, civil society organizations, public representatives, officers and employees of public authorities including Public Information Officers and Assistant Public Information Officers and Appellate Officers, Central and State Information Commissions etc.
1.4 Definitions of key terms
Please provide definitions of keys terms used in this handbook.
1.5 Organization of information
Describe how information is organized in this handbook and what is contained in different chapters.
1.6 Getting additional information
Describe the sources, procedures and fees structure for getting information not available in this handbook.
1.7 Names & addresses of key contact points
Give the names of key contact persons in case somebody wants to get more information on topics covered in the handbook as well as other information also