Gangtok, July 26 (IPR)
Chief Electoral Officer R. Telang IAS, successfully launched its new revamped website. It was informed that the existing website that has been online for over ten years and adding another feature today is the Disability Friendly feature which was launched at Chief Election Office at Balwakhani, Gangtok in the presence of Additional CEO Mrs. Roshni Rai, Dr. L.P Sharma Additional SIO NIC, Dr. Tempis G.Namgyal Sr. Technical Director, NIC, Mr Gautam Barma Scientist B, NIC along with representatives of Netspeq, Officials of NIC and other officials and members.
The portal was launched with an objective to enable persons to provide universal access to the content, perceive, understand,navigate, ensuring transparent and free flow of information to the general public and persons with disabilities. The newly launched website is completely dynamic with all important functionalities and objectives of the previous website with improved information menu structure, a built in content management system for seamless and easy access to basic information about election in Sikkim. It also shows as to how one can enrol as a voter, electoral rolls, maps of Assembly constituencies and polling station locations. The website can also realign its pages to suit the display of both PCs and Mobile devices,it was informed.
R. Telang IAS, CEO congratulated all the officials and members who took part in setting up the new website which is also designed to be
disability friendly as per the guidelines of Election Commission of India.
He felicitated the NIC Officials and Netspeq representatives present there.
The programme followed by a live demonstration of website by Netspeq representative.
Earlier there was a brief description of the new website by Mr. Zangpo Gyaltsen, Deputy Director (IT) and the programme concluded by
a vote of thanks by Roshni Rai, Additional CEO.