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Government of India
15-February-2015 13:28 IST
ECI to Launch Mission of Electoral Roll Authentication From 1st March
Chief Election Commissioner Mr. H.S. Brahma has announced that ECI will be launching Mission of Electoral Roll authentication and Purification drive from March 1st, 2015.
Inaugurating a workshop on “ Linking of Aadhaar with Electoral Roll Database and Launching of Electoral Roll Authentication and Purification Drive“, at Dr. MCR HRD Institute, Hyderabad yesterday, he advised all officers to come up with suitable action plan to expedite so that the mission could be completed by August 15th, 2015. The Chief Election Commissioner appreciated the efforts put in by District Election officers in taking a step forward and carrying out the proof of concept so effectively to generate advantages and challenges clearly.
Speaking on the occasion, Election Commissioner Dr. Nasim Zaidi appreciated C-DAC for creating search and other facility at a National Level for NVSP. He insisted that electoral rolls are to be purified with the help of technology for which all concerned officials need to work hard and put in collective efforts nationwide.
The DG and Mission Director of UIDAI, Dr. Vijay S. Madan assured all necessary support from UIDAI.
The workshop was organised by CEO Andhra Pradesh and Telangana. It was inaugurated by Shri. H.S.Brahma, Chief Election Commissioner in the presence of Dr. Nasim Zaidi, Election Commissioner and Dr. Vijay S. Madan, DG and Mission Director UIDAI. It was attended by officials of ECI, CEOs of States, DEOs of the districts.
Four District Election Officers were given away Best Electoral Practices awards for South Zone.
During the workshop all participants deliberated on issues and advantages of various actions those could be taken for purifying the roll, in which feeding and seeding of Aadhaar is one of the way.
The workshop was aimed at analysing the experiment carried out by Nizamabad district and Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation area in feeding and seeding of Aadhaar number in EPIC data base to use for purification of Electoral Roll and to discuss various other methods those could be undertaken in a mission mode project for purifying and authenticating the electoral Roll. ECI decided to mark year 2015 as the year of “Easy Registration and Easy Correction”. Within this mission ECI has already launched “National Voter Service Portal (NVSP)” on 25th January 2015 on the occasion of National Voters Day.
1. Search the name in Electoral List.
2. Apply on line in English/ Hindi Language for new registration.
3. Apply online for corrections, if any.
4. User can view details of his Polling booth, Assembly Constituency and Parliamentary constituency.
5. User can get the contact details of Booth Level officer, Electoral Registration Officer and other Election officer.
6. Users can feed Aadhaar Number for attaching it with Election Photo Identity Card (EPIC) data .
7. Users can get link to CEO offices websites
8. Users can view audio visual short films to get educated about election processes.
9. Audio Visual scripts are also available for getting to know about the polling processes.
10.Users can watch a short educational film on Electronic Voting Machine(EVM)
Mr.Bhanwar Lal, CEO Andhra Pradesh and Telengana appreciated and thanked all participants for their active role in the workshop.
Election Commission of India
New Delhi : 15th February,2015
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