The main objective of RTI Act is to provide information for citizens, to secure access to informationunder the control of public Authorities and in order to promote transparency and accountability in the working of every Public Authority.

All the material shall be disseminated taking into consideration the cost effectiveness, locallanguages and the most effective method of communication in that localarea and the information should be easily accessible, to the extent possible in electronic format available with free or at such cost of the medium or the print cost price as may be prescribed.

Information shall ordinarily be provided in the form which it is sought unless it woulddisproportionately divert the resources of the public authority or would be detrimental to the safety or preservation of the record in the question.