Awareness of VVPATs
Hyderabad: The Election Commission of India has directed to use 100 per cent Voter Verifiable Paper Audit Trail (VVPATs) in all elections. He asked officials to ensure proper awareness on the use of VVPAT with Electronic Voting Machine (EVM).
According to the Election Commission of India, in order to create awareness among the general public, it has been decided to establish a total of 58 EVMs and VVPAT awareness centres in Hyderabad district. There will be 48 EVM / VVPAT awareness centres in all 15 assembly constituencies of Hyderabad district. For the three zones of Hyderabad district, the head office of the Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (GHMC) and nine mobile model polling stations, one at the bottom of the ground.
An arrangement of Armed Police Bandbast has been arranged in all 52 awareness centres and two armed guards in each centre. All Senior Officers have been appointed in-charge officers for Awareness Centers. The awareness program will be taken from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.