BLOs to use Android App for Electoral Enrollment
Pilot Project launched in Rajouri AC
RAJOURI NOV 10(PTK). Assembly Constituency 83-Rajouri has been selected as pilot constituency in which “BLO REGISTER” mobile application will be used under special drive which is scheduled from 15th November to 30 November 2017. Authorities are in process of providing Android handsets to election officials.
This was informed during a meeting held by District Election Authorities held to review the arrangements for launch of special decentralized enrollment project.
The Election Commission of India has launched a Special Drive w.e.f. 15th to 30thNovember, 2017 under Special Summary Revision of Photo Electoral Rolls, 2018 with 01-01-2018 as qualifying date with a view to maximize registration and improve fidelity of electoral rolls. Five Assembly Constituencies in each States including Jammu & Kashmir have been selected on pilot basis in which Andriod Mobile App “BLO REGISTER” is to be used by the Booth level Officers (BLOs) for online registration of voters and collection of information related to voters; GPS Mapping of Polling Stations, Families, Post offices, etc. Rajouri constituency is one of five constituency for pilot project in Jammu and Kashmir.
Objectives of Special Drive for SSR-2018 include maximization of registration of eligible voter, correcting the errors in Electoral Rolls, Remove Dead and Permanently Shifted Electors, Identify probable and existing Overseas electors living abroad, Obtaining information about Polling Stations, Voters Observations on existing PS, Identifying and Mapping Alternate Building(s) suitable for Pilling Station, Post Office Details for the Part, Obtain Family details/ contact details & (GIS Coordinates) to provide better Electoral Services, Identify Future Voters for focused voter education under SVEEP &SSR-2019.
Deputy District Election Officer, Shrikant Suse earlier deputed by District Administration along with EA Kanzal Shah attended the training at Election Commission of India among 14 State Level Master Trainers (SLMTs) from Jammu & Kashmir for further imparting training to District Level Master Trainers (DLMTs)/AC level Master trainers (ACLMTs)/BLOs in respect of Rajouri and Poonch Districts for smooth and successful conduct of Special Drive for Special Summary Revision, 2018 by using Andriod Mobile App “BLO Register App”. More than 900 BLOs of Rajouri and Poonch have been trained so far for using Android application by DyDEO Srikant Suse and team of officials.
District Election Officer Dr. Shahid Iqbal Choudhary informed that team headed by Dy. DEO conducted 2-day training camp at Poonch and Rajouri for imparting training to BLOs for shifting to new regime and further training camps will be conducted in both the districts.(PTK).