Special measures for PwD electors

  • | Thursday | 28th March, 2019

We have also prepared the guidelines for the volunteers and it will be given to them in form a booklet. We will also do a proper data collection of all the PwD electors this time,” said an election department official.About 21 IPS probationers have been assigned to parliamentary constituencies for exposure to various aspects of election process including field visits and attachment of the SP office of the district. They have been assigned in 12 districts and will report to the district election officer from April 30 to May 6.“During their attachment at SP office, arrangements may be made for exposure of these officers to various aspects relating to law and order with reference to Lok Sabha elections. Jaipur: In a bid to ensure structured transport facility for PwDs (persons with disability) electors and their 100% turnout apart from drafting fresh guidelines for the volunteers who assist the PwDs, the election department will be holding a meeting of the state-level core committee of PwDs on April 2.The agenda points of the meeting include- more structured transport facility for the PwD electors on the poll day’ feedback from NGOs/CSOs/third party audit for accessible elections facilities, preparation of a volunteers’ guide for use in parliamentary elections in 2019 and to try and ensure 100% turnout of PwD electors in Lok Sabha elections. The agenda point also includes implementation of action plan based on National Consultation on Accessible Elections, conducted in New Delhi on July 3 and 4.“The idea is to have a meeting with all the stakeholders and come up with a roadmap to ensure all accessible facilities to persons with disabilities.

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