1. Home
  2.  |  
  3. State Current Affairs |  

SMS based service “Polling at your fingertips” launched in Shillong

Mar 31, 2014 17:17 IST

The Chief Electoral Officer (CEO), P Naik on 31 March 2014 launched SMS based service named "Polling at your Fingertips" in Shillong, Meghalaya. This is one of the most innovative steps started for the voters under which they will have to enter their EPIC (Elector's Photo Identity Card) number and send it to 9856066666.

The EPIC SMS from the voter will provide him all the details of their electoral number, polling stations, timing and date in their mobile phones. The SMS service will be charged at 3 rupees per SMS.

image
Analysis
It seems that the newly launched Polling at Your Fingertips initiative would help the voters in locating their polling stations and reach the actual designated polling stations.

Earlier, the SEO office has launched several programmes related to Systematic Voters’ Education and Electoral Participation (SVEEP) that includes kite flying competitions, music programme and bike rally.

Is this article important for exams ? Yes51 People Agreed

DISCLAIMER: JPL and its affiliates shall have no liability for any views, thoughts and comments expressed on this article.

Latest Videos

Register to get FREE updates

    All Fields Mandatory
  • (Ex:9123456789)
  • Please Select Your Interest
  • Please specify

  • ajax-loader
  • A verifcation code has been sent to
    your mobile number

    Please enter the verification code below

This website uses cookie or similar technologies, to enhance your browsing experience and provide personalised recommendations. By continuing to use our website, you agree to our Privacy Policy and Cookie Policy. OK