Electoral reform in India Current Affairs, GK & News

Indian Statistical Institute’s report on VVPAT Sample size to Election Commission

Indian Statistical Institute has granted its report on the sample size of VVPAT (Voter Verifiable Paper Audit Trail) slip counting to Sunil Arora, Chief Election Commissioner. Following this, Indian Statistical Institute will systematically analyse and scientifically examine the issue of VVPAT Slip verification with an electronic count of the Electronic Voting Machines. The report submitted ..

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EC Launches Voter Verification and Information Programme

Keeping in mind the upcoming Lok Sabha election 2019, the Election Commission of India (ECI) has launched the Voter Verification and Information Programme (VVIP) so that citizens can verify their names, new registrations, changes in the voter details and check corrections in the voter ID cards. A 2-days Training-cum-Workshop on the use of Information & ..

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Himachal Pradesh to be first state to use EVMs with VVPAT machines on all booths during assembly elections

Himachal Pradesh will be the first state to use EVMs with Voter Verifiable Paper Audit Trail (VVPAT) machines on all booths during assembly elections. The state will go to polls on November 9, 2017 in a single phase. Over 37 thousand polling personnel’s have set up 7,525 polling stations for more than fifty lakh voters ..

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Gujarat to be first big state after Goa to use EVMs with VVPAT

Gujarat will be the second state after Goa to use the Voter Verifiable Paper Audit Trail (VVPAT) system for the Assembly elections. Here, Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs) will be equipped with VVPAT. State Chief Electoral Officer and Principal Secretary Mr. B. B. Sawain announced this at a press conference in Gandhinagar on Septmebr 28, 2017. ..

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Electoral Bonds: Meaning, Functions, Issues and Analysis

Scheme of Electoral bonds was first released in Budget-2017 to reform political funding. On January 2, 2018, the central government has outlined the contours of this scheme. Electoral Bonds: Salient Features Electoral Bonds are like promissory notes (not themselves are PNs) The Electoral Bonds are kind of promissory notes that can be bought by any ..

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