District Election Officer, Ravinder Kumar, today held a press conference regarding Voter’s Verification and Information Programme (VVIP) ahead of Lok Sabha Election 2019 in the district.
While briefing the media, the DEO informed that ECI’s endeavor is to make elections more inclusive with the use of Apps. He said that cVIGIL App provides time based stamped, evidence based proof of the Model Code of Conduct Violation having live photo/video with auto location data.
He further informed that the new Android mobile app called ‘Voter Helpline’ has also been launched to provide convenience to all citizens for finding their names in the electoral roll, submitting online forms, checking the status of their application, filing complaints and receiving the reply on their mobile app. Besides, a PwD app has also been launched to enable persons with disabilities request for new registration, change in address, change in particulars and mark themselves as PwD through the use of the mobile application, he added.
He said that the general public can dial 1950 District Contact Centre established in the district for any type of query.
The DDC said that awareness programmes would be organized in every polling booth across the district regarding EVM/VVPAT machines to ensure that maximum people can learn and optimize the use of these apps for massive electoral participation.