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.