The e-elector photograph identification card is a non-editable digital model of the elector photograph identification card and it may be saved in services equivalent to digital locker and will be printed within the PDF format, EC officers mentioned
The Election Fee of India will launch at the moment (Monday, 25 January) the e-EPIC (Digital Electoral Photograph Identification Card) programme in the course of the Nationwide Voters’ Day celebrations.
The e-elector photograph identification card is a non-editable digital model of the elector photograph identification card and it may be saved in services like digi locker and will be printed within the PDF format, Election Fee officers advised information company PTI.
“Union minister Ravi Shankar Prasad will launch the e-EPIC programme and distribute e-EPICs and Elector Photograph Identification Playing cards to 5 new voters,” PTI quoted from the fee assertion.
The bodily card takes time to print and attain the voter, and the thought is to supply quicker supply and simple accessibility to the doc, the assertion additional acknowledged.
In keeping with a Hindustan Instances report, new voters may even get laborious copies of their voter ID playing cards.
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After the launch of the programme, electors will have the ability to obtain an digital model of the voter identification card on their cell phones or private computer systems.
Who will have the ability to obtain?
In keeping with a News18 report, all common electors who’ve a sound EPIC quantity are eligible for e-EPIC. Between 25 and 31 January, all new electors who registered throughout November-December 2020 and who offered a novel cellular quantity whereas making use of will have the ability to obtain the e-voter playing cards.
In keeping with a LiveMint report, new voters can be in a position obtain the e-EPIC by merely authenticating their cellular quantity.
Different common voters will have the ability to obtain their e-voter playing cards from 1 February. All those that have given their cellular numbers (those linked) also can obtain their e-EPIC, the report additional added.
As per the News18 report, those that haven’t got their EPIC quantity or have misplaced it may possibly get hold of the identical by looking out their names within the electoral roll on http://voterportal.eci.gov.in/ or http://electoralsearch.in/ after which obtain the e-voter card.
Alternatively, electors may additionally use their form-6 reference quantity to obtain e-EPIC.
Learn how to obtain e-voter card?
In keeping with experiences, the digital model of the Elector Photograph Identification Card will be accessed by means of the Voter Helpline App and the web sites https://voterportal.eci.gov.in/ and https://www.nvsp.in/.
Steps to obtain:
Step 1: Register/Login on web sites talked about above
Step 2: Click on on obtain E-EPIC choice
Step 3: Enter the EPIC quantity or Kind Reference Quantity
Step 4: Confirm with OTP despatched on registered cellular quantity and obtain e-EPIC
In keeping with the Hindustan Instances report, voters who should not have their cellphone numbers linked with the EC should reverify their particulars with the EC and get their cellular quantity linked to have the ability to obtain their e-EPIC.
Launched in 1993, the elector photograph identification playing cards are acceptable as proof of identification and handle. The e model of the voter card is being launched to mark the anniversary of the Election Fee. The EC got here into being on 25 January, 1950, a day earlier than India grew to become a republic. For the previous few years, 25 January has been noticed as Nationwide Voters’ Day.
The Aadhaar card, Everlasting Account Quantity (PAN) card and driving licence are already accessible in digital mode.
The launch additionally comes forward of the Meeting elections in 5 states — West Bengal, Assam, Kerala, Tamil Nadu and Puducherry — that are more likely to be held in April-Might.
In keeping with the LiveMint report, President Ram Nath Kovind will nearly attend the operate because the chief visitor. The theme for this yr’s Nationwide Voters’ Day is ‘Making Our Voters Empowered, Vigilant, Protected and Knowledgeable’.
It envisages lively and participative voters throughout elections and focuses on the fee’s dedication in direction of conducting elections safely in the course of the COVID-19 pandemic, the report additional mentioned.
With inputs from PTI
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