In the earlier scenario the registration process for the political party was completely offline with little visibility for the applicants.
The Election Commission of India has reviewed the system and process of registration of political parties and decided to implement “Political Parties Registration Tracking Management System'' (PPRTMS) through an online portal, to facilitate tracking of the status of the application by applicants.
In this Political Parties Registration Tracking Management System the applicant, who is applying for party registration from 1st January 2020 onwards can track the progress of his / her application and get status updates through SMS and email.
The URL for tracking the Political party is here: https://pprtms.eci.gov.in/
This application was launched by ECI on 1st January, 2020.
ECI’s real-time tracking platform for political parties:-
The applicant is required to provide a mobile number and email address of the party/applicant personal information in his application, Applicant can also track the progress of application against their application number and receive the status through SMS and email.
Secure and dual verification login for political Parties applicant:-
Political Party Applicant can view their application status after two-factor verification
- OTP verification
- Application number
- Non-accessible to other than political parties Applicants. It can be accessed only by the authenticated user and dual verification required for application tracking status.
Real-time status of each action taken by ECI Officials.
ECI receives the application and converts into digital form through PPRTMS application and thereafter applicant will receive application number through SMS and email during application digitization.
- User authentication through OTP
Track the status of the application on the website.
- Received in ECI
- Acknowledgement of Application
Next to tracking status of the application.
- Communication received
- Publish Public Notices in Newspapers
- Hearing Scheduled
- Name change
- After Hearing Defect
Final status of the application
Political Party application status is the first step towards an online application management system, where the user may know the application status through web application after authentication of mobile number and input of application number. Later full-fledged application will come into force so that political parties can apply directly online.