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  • Electors / Voters with disabilities, reduced mobility & reduced functions:

    Electors / Voters having one among the 21 disabilities as mentioned by the Rights of Persons with Disabilities Act 2016 are termed as voters with disabilities. In addition,if a person who has reduced mobility and/ormotor functionand/or physical coordination due to age, temporary ailment, pregnancy and other disease, and needs to be facilitated to get registered and to vote are termed as electors / voters with reduced mobility and physical functions. 

     

    Registration of a voter with disability / reduced mobility/functions

    Every Indian citizen with disability or reduced mobility / functions who has attained the age of 18 years on the qualifying date i.e. first day of January of the year of revision of electoral roll, unless otherwise disqualified of crime or unsound mind as declared by a competent court,is eligible to be registered as a voter in the roll of the part/polling area of theconstituency of which he/she is a resident.

     

    Process & facilitations for personswith disabilities to get registered in electoral roll:

    An eligible person with disability or reduced mobility / physical functions can get enrolled in electoral roll by filling Form 6 inclusive of information about one’s disability online at www.nvsp.in and uploading the necessary documents.

    One can also enrol at voter enrolment centres or the offices of Electoral Registration Officers / Assistant Electoral Registration Officers, which will be accessible for persons with disabilities and reduced mobility / physical functions, by filling Form 6 in two copies which are available free of cost atsuchcentres / offices and annexingcopies of the relevant documents. In case of any assistance / facilitation of communication required in filling the form, the same would be provided at both offices. The forms can also be sent by post to Electoral Registration Officer / Assistant Electoral Registration Officer.

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  • AMF: Assured Minimum Facilities


    ECI

    • The Commission identified the list of AMF which shall be provided at each polling station. These Assured Minimum Facilities are; Signage, Help Desk, Ramp, Toilets, Drinking Water, Separate Entry and Exit, Lighting, and Furniture

    SignageSignage

    • Parking for Persons with Disability (PwD) coming on wheelchairs or other vehicles (to be visible from the road)
    • After entrance arrow signs marks indicating the queue
    • Arrow mark indicating the polling personnel
    • Signage for Male/Female toilets
    • Signage for toilets for PwD voters
    • Signage indicating drinking water

     


    Help Desk

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    Tables of 4’ x 2 1/2’ with provision for 3 people to sit - one BLO with booth slips, two NSS / NSC volunteers (1 male 1 female) to guide and assist the voters (especially the PwDs) entering the polling station

     


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    • Ramps should have an inclination ratio of 1:10 and not more than 1:14
    • Firm hand rails to be provided which should not be of shaky material
    • In case there are stairs to reach polling station, ramp should also be provided there

     


    Toilets

    • Whether separate toilets for Male and Female voters available Toilets.jpg
    • Whether toilets are PwD-friendly.
    • Whether running water is there in the toilets
    • If running water facility is not there what arrangement has been done? 


     


    Drinking WaterDrinking Water.jpg

    Whether there is facility of drinking water
     

     

     


    Separate Entry and ExitSeparate Entry and Exit.jpg
    Whether separate entrance and exit is provided in the polling station
    If no separate entrance and exit
    is available, whether provision of rope separator/partition can be done? specify

     


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    • Electricity connection with two plug points
    • Minimum 1 fan
    • 2-3 tube lights

     


    Furniture

     

    • Is adequate furniture is available?Furniture.jpg
    • Height of the table on which the Ballot Unit is kept should be disabled-friendly
    • Sufficient moving space around the table for wheel chairs
       




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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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