Taking forward its continuous efforts of building an active democratic citizenry in the country, Election Commission of India has undertaken a new initiative by designing a Mobile Application for developing a culture of avid electoral engagement and making informed and ethical ballot decisions among citizens of the country.
The app aims to provide a single point of service and information delivery to voters across the country. The app provides following facilities to Indian voters:
A. Electoral Search (Go Verify your name in the electoral roll) B. Submission of online forms for New Voter Registration,
shifting to a different the constituency,
for Overseas Voters,
Deletion or Objection in the electoral roll,
correction of entries & Transposition within Assembly. C. Register Complaints related to Electoral Services and track its disposal status D. FAQ on Voter, Elections, EVM, & Results E. Service & Resources for Voters & Electoral Officers
Electoral Search is the paramount feature of Voter Helpline Application, which allows voters to search their electoral roll by entering personal Details, EPIC, or by scanning Barcode. The information can be saved by the voter/ elector to use it as voter slip. He/ she can share this information to their contact list also.
Submitting the online forms such as New Voter Registration, Update in Details and others, became very easy by the use of Voter Helpline Application.
Types of Forms
Apply Online (New): It allows the new users (Overseas also) to fill the application to register themselves as a Voter.
Transfer/ Shifting: It allows swift transfer/ shifting from one constituency to another to the users.
Deletion: This form helps the users for objecting inclusion or seeking deletion of name in the electoral roll.
Correction Of entries: It allows the voters to change electoral particular through their mobile phone only.
Transposition: It allows the convenience of the relocation of habitation in one constituency from one place to another.
In case of correction in electors details or change in address the user can request to issue a duplicate Photo identity card (EPIC) with his/ her new details.
Real time status of the application can also be viewed by the users on their phone by entering the application id. Each and every step is shown to provide transparency.
An option to save the form is also available in the application, to allow ease of access to the users on the later date.