District Election Officer, Showkat Aijaz Bhat, today launched Voter Verification and Information Programme (VVIP) in the district.
The initiative is aimed at to facilitate citizens for verification of their names, new registrations, change in voter details and correction of voter I cards for upcoming election 2019.
ADDC, Nawab Din, ADC, Dr. Basharat Hussain, ACR Harbans Sharma, CMO, CEO besides representatives of political parties, nodal officers of various committees related to election process and district officers were present on the occasion.
Meanwhile, DEO also held a press conference for briefing the media persons regarding VVIP besides urging them to disseminate the message of importance of VVIP among the masses. He informed that services can be availed by voters through various channels including voter helpline application and voter helpline number 1950.
DEO said that earlier the voters have to go through a time-consuming process of finding their names on the voter list, but now a new app voter helpline has been launched through which a voter can find his name in the electoral roll, can submit the forms through this form, could also check the status of the application form. The voter can also register their complaint from their mobile app.
He asked the representatives of political parties to depute BLAs of their respective parties for assisting sensitization of public about operation of VV PAT and VVIP and PwD Apps besides encouraging them for downloading the same in their phone.
A power point presentation and live demonstration was also conducted by the Deputy DEO Zaheer Abass Bhat.