No Voters to be left behind..

Helpline (Toll Free) No: 1950
Facilities to be provided to Persons with Disabilities

(as per letter na.464/lNST/PwD/2016/EPS dated 7th September, 2016 of ECI)

  1. Assured Minimum Facility (AMF) to be available for PwD Voters at Polling Stations
    1. Permanent ramps with appropriate gradient as per national standards
    2. Braille facility in the EVMs;
    3. Proper accessibility to the polling stations :
  2. Separate queues, sheds, sitting arrangements, waiting rooms, assistants etc. at the polling stations
  3. The Polling Officials to be given proper training to facilitate PwD Electors and to be sensitized about PwD requirements
  4. Proper environment building and SVEEP activities for ethical voting;
  5. Dissemination of information regarding available facilitie s to be made known to the Stakeholders, Political Parties, Election Machinery, Media, Electors;
  6. Other facilities according to the needs of the PwD Electors like proper toilets, tactile signage outside the polling stations and Voters' Guide in Braille for the visually impaired voters to be made avail able
  7. PwD Electors to be informed in advance about polling stations where facility of booking for wheel chair is available;
  8. Dummy ballot papers in Braille for visually impaired voters tobe prepared .

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