ECI to establish a Visiting Chair in memory of former CEC TN Seshan
On 16 Nov, the Election Commission of India has decided to establish and fund a Visiting Chair on interdisciplinary approach to Electoral Studies in the Centre for Curriculum Development at India international institute of Democracy and Election Management( IIIDEM ), New Delhi from 2020-2025. The Chair will be mentored by Sh N Gopalaswami Former CEC. The decision to establish Chair was taken in memory of former CEC TN Seshan. The decision was convened Chief Election Commissioner Sh Sunil Arora while delivering the Keynote address at the Institute of Law, NIRMA University, Ahmedabad. The Chair programme will be targeted to young academics with proven track record in fields relatable to electoral studies. The Visiting Chair will also supervise designing and development of interdisciplinary curriculum/ modules for further training and research at the IIIDEM.