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Meeting held with RWA's to maximize SVEEP campaign

Chandigarh, 16th April, 2019: A meeting was held today under the chairmanship of Deputy Commissioner cum Additional Chief Electoral Officer, Sh. Mandip Singh Brar with the representatives from Resident Welfare Associations to discuss activities that can be initiated by them under the SVEEP programme. 

The meeting aimed at making sure that every person who is eligible to vote registers as a voter before 19th April, 2019 and access their fundamental right to vote on 19 May, 2019. All the representatives participated with full enthusiasm and cleared their queries by putting across different case scenarios and sought clarification from the officers regarding the entire election procedure. Ideas shared by the members for maximising voter participation included organizing electoral awareness camps, demonstrating the working of EVMs and VVPATs and display of Election related promotional material in societies and reaching out to the residents of all their associations through various ways.

Under SVEEP programme, several meetings have been held with Banking Institutions, Medical Fraternity, IT companies, Hospitality Industry and Educational Institutions to discuss possibilities through which they can create electoral awareness amongst people. Systematic Voters’ Education and Electoral Participation program, better known as SVEEP, is the flagship program of the Election Commission of India for maximizing Electoral awareness in India.

Department: 
Election Department