Election Commission of India today facilitated International Virtual Election Visitors Program (IEVP) 2021 for Election Management Bodies (EMBs)/Organizations from 26 nations and three International Organizations during the continuous races for Legislative Assemblies of Assam, Kerala, Puducherry, Tamil Nadu and West Bengal.
Chief Election Commissioner Shri Sunil Arora of Election Commission of India in his debut address said that the Covid 19 has prompted an exceptional disturbance in political decision plans everywhere on the world and keeping in mind that the difficulties for directing races were various, it likewise has introduced a chance that united Election Management Bodies to share and gain from every others’ prescribed procedures. Adding further, Shri Arora additionally addressed Election Commission of India (ECI)’s experience of directing races to the Bihar Legislative Assembly during these extreme and testing times. Sh Arora focused on that the goal of the Election Commission in the midst of pandemic is to direct free, reasonable, straightforward, strong and safe decisions.
Uninvolved of IEVP 2021, the Chief Election Commissioner likewise delivered the lady issue of A-WEB Journal of Elections today. Shri Sunil Arora while delivering the diary, accentuated that this scholarly diary would overcome any barrier among scholastics and practice in appointive scene. He further added that this academic diary is focused on trained professionals, analysts and specialists. He additionally valued the huge help got from Mr, JonghunChoe, Secretary General, A-WEB and his associates in this undertaking.
Political race Commissioner Shri Rajiv Kumar gave the outline of the extent of the progressing Assembly decisions in four States of Assam, Kerala, Tamil Nadu, West Bengal and the Union Territory of Puducherry which required over 187.2 million electors spread more than 824 Assembly voting demographics. He added that the Commission has improved utilization of Information and Communication Technology to fortify resident support and straightforwardness.
Secretary General ECI, Shri Umesh Sinha while giving an outline of the International Virtual Election Visitor Program 2021 focused on that Election Commission of India has been proactive in improving co-activity with Election Management Bodies across the world. He referenced that more than 106 representatives from more than 26 nations are taking an interest in the IVEP 2021.
A short film on the brief look at progressing decisions in the territories of Assam, Tamil Nadu, West Bengal, Kerala and UT Puducherry and furthermore on the A-WEB Journal was exhibited to the agents.
The Journal, distributed by the India A-WEB Centre (http://indiaawebcentre.org/) which was set up at Election Commission of India (ECI) in 2019, features research papers, articles, book surveys, and so on from famous authors, specialists, analysts and professionals from the A-WEB Community and from across majority rule governments of the world nearby Elections and Electoral Democracy. A-WEB India Journal of Elections is imagined to be a Journal of the greatest worldwide norms and will incorporate companion evaluated commitments from individuals from the A-WEB people group and past.
More than 106 agents from more than 26 nations across the world including Afghanistan, Australia, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Cambodia,Georgia, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Republic of Korea, Madagascar, Malawi, Malaysia, Maldives,Mauritius, Mongolia, Nepal,Panama, Philippines, Romania, Russia, South Africa, Suriname, Ukraine, Uzbekistan and Zambiaetc. what’s more, 3 worldwide associations (viz. Worldwide IDEA, International Foundation of Electoral Systems (IFES) and Association of World Election Bodies (A-WEB) are partaking in the IEVP 2021. The Ambassadors of Georgia and Uzbekistan, Acting High Commissioner of Sri Lanka and different individuals from Diplomatic Corps are likewise going to the International Virtual Election Visitors Program or IEVP 2021.
IEVP 2021 would give the members an outline of the huge material of Indian constituent cycle, the new activities taken by ECI on citizen assistance, straightforwardness and openness of electing framework, ECI’s reaction to the changing requirements of preparing and limit building and the new configurations required by COVID-19 and give experiences into the decisions in progress in the territories of Assam, Kerala, Tamil Nadu, West Bengal and the Union Territory of Puducherry. On the sixth of April 2021 the representatives will be given a virtual visit through live depiction of how decisions are directed at some surveying stations incorporating acquaintance with the electing cycle, surveying station plans, assistance of Persons with Disabilities and senior residents and collaboration with different partners.
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