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ELECTION COMMISSION OF INDIA
No. 23/LET/ECI/FUNC/ERD-ER/2019 Dated: 02ndAugust, 2019
The Chief Electoral Officers of all States/UTs
(Except Haryana, Jharkhand and Maharashtra)
Subject: -Special Summary Revision of Electoral Rolls with reference to 01.01.2020 as the qualifying date-Electors Verification Program (EVP)- Detailed Guidelines thereof- regarding.
Reference: 1. Commission’s letters of even number both dated 25th July, 2019 on the above subject.
2. Commission’s letter of even number dated 31st July 2019.
I am directed to refer to the Commission’s above mentioned letters and to send herewith detailed guidelines for conduct of Electors Verification Program(EVP) for improvement of health of Electoral Rolls and enrolment of all eligible citizens during Special Summary Revision,2020by verification/authentication of electors’ details through crowd sourcing and verification through field inputs by BLOs:
1. Period of EVP: from 16thAugust 2019 to 30thSeptember, 2019.
2. The objectives of the EVP are:
(i) To verify elector’s details and indicate corrections in details,if any, including Photograph and authenticationof entry
(ii) To obtain details of family membersand verifying their entries
(iii) To obtain contact details/ GIS Coordinates (With Smart Phone) to provide better Electoral Services.
(iv) To obtain inputs about existing/ probable Polling Stations
(v) To improve health of electoral Roll