The Central Election Commission (CEC) has organized a virtual conference of Chief Electoral Officers, the need to provide fast and efficient voter-centric services
New Delhi , 15 June 2021
The Central Election Commission today convened a virtual conference of the Chief Electoral Officers of all the States and Union Territories. The conference will focus on smooth , efficient and voter friendly services , updating / verification of voter lists , integration of information technology applications , comprehensive voter contact programs , media and communication policy , cost monitoring , legal issues , infrastructure and training and capacity building related to EVM and VVPAT storage. The emphasis was mainly on topics.
Addressing the Chief Election officials underlined the importance of such a review to improve the reliable, Chief Election Commissioner Sushil Chandra’s back-end system , so that voters focused service quickly , efficiently, and will preferably provide. Sushil Chandra stressed that the CEO should make efforts throughout the year for the existing voter registration and other services like correction , change of address by involving new voters and creating awareness about the Election Commission’s easy access platform.
In his address, Election Commissioner Rajiv Kumar said that the Chief Electoral Officers of the newly elected states should suggest ways to increase / consolidate the scope of successful best practices such as mobile apps for absent voters , criminal backgrounds and randomization of polling / police personnel.
Commission secretary Umesh Sinha, chief electoral officers to be reminded , during the election when , as voters and future voters to take part in the campaign by contacting voters Literacy Board and other esavhiiipi measures should be undertaken on priority so that the Chief Electoral Officer will be ready to meet the upcoming battle for the elections.
The commission also released an e-publication of Atlas on ‘General Election 2019’ in its review meeting today . It includes all the information and statistics of the program. The atlas also contains 42 thematic maps and 90 tables showing various aspects of elections. E-Atlas is available at https://eci.gov.in/ebooks/eci-atlas/index.html . Any suggestions can be shared with the Commission’s EDMD department