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    Mat evam Matdan


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    Election Commission of India widens its reach through NIOS Community Radio through a series named ‘Mat evam Matdan, kare Loktantra nirman’. This series on elections is a joint initiative of ECI and NIOS-CR where different aspects of elections and the election processes would be explored.

    The first programme was broadcast live with Mr. Umesh Sinha, Deputy Election Commissioner, Election Commission of India, answering the queries on voter enrollment and registration on 'NIOS-CR' FM 91.2 MHz on 23rd June 2017. The next programme dealing with ‘Systematic Voters’ Education & Electoral Participation (SVEEP), a flagship programme of Election of India that spreads awareness on elections, was broadcast live on 20th July 2017. The third episode in the series introduced the listeners to Electronic Voting Machines and NOTA which was broadcasted on August 17th, 2017. In the fourth episode, which was broadcast on 21st September 2017, the presidential election process was elucidated.

    Senior Deputy Election Commissioner Mr. Umesh Sinha recording an episode for Mat evam MatdanThis one-hour programme, to be aired monthly, incorporates interview/ panel discussion with expert(s) along with small snippets of different creatives developed by ECI to spread awareness on the importance of elections such as songs, jingles, audio/ video plays, statements by icons, advertisements etc. This makes the radio programme even more informative and interesting. Moreover, a question is posed at the end of each programme and first 25 correct entries are given a prize by Election commission of India.

    National Institute of Open Schooling (NIOS) is an autonomous institution under Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD) Government of India and caters to the educational requirements of out of school youth of India. With 2.3 million learners on rolls, NIOS has emerged as the largest open schooling organization in the world.

    The Community Radio Station of NIOS, known as NIOS-CR FM 91.2 MHz, covers approximately more than 10 lakh people, as it reaches out to listeners up to a radius of 8-10 kms of area. It works with 14+ years old school dropouts, where over 75% of learners fall in the age group of 14-25 years. ECI has taken this new initiative on NIOS-CR with an aim to spread awareness on issues related to elections among these young adults.

    The series ‘Mat evam Matdan, kare Loktantra nirman’ produced in collaboration with ECI would also be aired from 167 community radios pan India through Federation of Community Radio Association (FCRS).

     

     

     

     

     

    (Left to Right) Ms Asheema Singh from NIOS interacting with Sr DEC Mr Umesh Sinha, DEC Mr. Sudeep Jain and Nikhil Kumar, Director who gave listeners helpful insights on Electronic Voting Machine.jpg

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Logo ELCSystematic Voters’ Education and Electoral Participation (SVEEP) is a programme of multi interventions through different modes and media designed to educate citizens, electors and voters about the electoral process in order to increase their awareness and participation in the electoral processes. SVEEP is designed according to the socio-economic, cultural and demographic profile of the state as well as the history of electoral participation in previous rounds of elections and learning thereof.   

Election Commission of India

ECIThe Election Commission of India is an autonomous constitutional authority responsible for administering election processes in India. The body administers elections to the Lok SabhaRajya Sabha, State Legislative Assemblies in India, and the offices of the President and Vice President in the country. The Election Commission operates under the authority of Constitution per Article 324, and subsequently enacted Representation of the People Act

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