Gangtok, Jan 4
DC, East is organizing five day long awareness camp on the EVM & VVPAT from Jan 7 to 11at District Control Room, MG Marg.
The camp aimed at creating awareness among the public on the EVM & VVPAT.
The ECI has introduced VVPAT, which is to be used along with EVM from the upcoming elections 2019 across the country.
The VVPAT ensure additional secure, reliable and transparent voting system. It allows voter to see a printed slip for 7 seconds showing the Serial Number, Name & Symbol of your chosen candidate.
It allows voter to verify & confirm that the vote has gone to the candidate of his choice. Hence, keeping in view the introduction of new technology from the upcoming elections, the office of is organizing ADC/HQ Jamyang Chong Namgyal will be in-charge of the entire awareness program, while Tashi Bhutia, UDC will be monitoring the machines.
During the camp two set of EVMs & VVPATs will be available for display and demonstration. Various voter awareness activities are being conducted in the east district for Upcoming General elections with an objective of ensuring greater voter participation and accessible election process for all.
First time voters will be prime focus to engage them in the electoral process. Voters can also apply for any change, modification in their voter cards through online i.e https://www.nvsp.in.