National Awards 2017
January 25, celebrated as the National Voters' Day (NVD) witnesses focused festivities at 700000 locations all over the nation reverberating with the celebration of democracy and cores of Indians rejoicing their right to vote.
NVD aims at increasing enrolment f voters, especially newly eligible young voters (18-19 years old) and ensure universal adult franchise for all, celebrated with gusto since 2011 on January 25, the foundation day of Election Commission of India ( January 25, 1950)
This year marks the 8th National Voter's Day with theme 'Accessible Elections'.
Awards for Excellence, Proficiency and Innovation in election processes and procedures are being conferred on the occasion of National Voters' Day. These Awards recognize contribution by election machinery, government department/agency/PSU/CSO and media in the year 2017.
While State Awards are being presented in the NVD functions at State Headquarters, the National Awards are being presented at the national function in Delhi.