CEO HOLDS MEETING WITH POLITICAL PARTIES ON SPECIAL DRIVE

Panaji: November 15, 2017 .. The Chief Electoral Officer,  Shri Kunal, IAS held a meeting with representatives of political parties as regards to the   Election  Commission  of  India’s  initiative on special drive  from  15/11/2O17  to 30/11/2O17 to  improve  the  health  of  Electoral  Rolls by  enrolling  all  eligible citizens  and deleting  the  dead/absentees/  shifted voters.

The booth  Level Officers  (BLOs),  will undertake  house  to  house  visits  to  collect  the  information during this period.

The representatives of the political parties were explained that the  objective  of  the  Special  Drive  was  to  maximize  registration  of  eligible electors, to  remove  entries  of dead  and  permanently  shifted  electors,  to  correct errors  in  the  electors  details  in  al1 languages  of  Electoral  Ro1ls,  obtaining family  details/ contact  details  etc to  provide  better  electoral  Services, to identify  overseas  Indian  electors/  un-enrolled  Indian  citizens  living  abroad  and to  obtain information  about  the  existing  Polling  Stations.

During  the  field  visits  BLOs will  prepare  a data  base  for  the  prospective electors,  who would become  eligible for  enrollment,  as  a voter  on  or  before  lst January, 2019.

The Collector &  DEO South  have  appealed  to the General public  to  avail  the  facility  of the  said  Special  Drive  by  cooperating with their  respective  BLOs  by correctly sharing  all  their  details.  Voters  are also  informed  that  services  being offered  under  Special  drive  are available  at online portal i.e.  NVSP http:/ /www.nvsp.in & on http: //eci.nic.in which can be  accessed  at a click  of a button.

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