HOW TO CONECT EVM MACHINE WITH VVAPT MACHINE In super session of earlier instructions, the Commission has directed that the following instructions on use of VVPAT system with EVM shall be strictly followed in all General/Bye-elections to the House of the People (Lok Sabha) and State Legislative Assemblies:
1. Training of Master Trainers, Polling Personnel and storage Personnel:
Presiding Officers, Polling Officers, Returning Officer, Assistant Returning Officers, Sector Officers and Counting Personnel must be given hands-on-training related to their role/duties on use of EVMs with VVPATs. Every official should get an opportunity to operate the EVM with VVPAT system and understand the process of recording the vote using VVPAT. Separate training should be given on counting of printed paper slips from the VVPAT system and tallying the count of VVPAT paper slips with the count of the Control Unit. A copy of VVPAT brochure (Annexure-I)should be given to all officers during training and be available at polling station on poll day.A training session may be incorporated in the training module of State Public Administration Institutions, on operation & use of
2. Awareness about use of VVPAT:
A demonstration of VVPAT system should be organized by the District Election Officers (DEOs) for political parties, Returning Officers and electors at suitable locations. The Returning Officers (ROs) shall arrange demonstration of VVPAT system for candidates and electors at suitable locations in the constituency. The poster “How to Cast Your Vote Using EVMs and VVPATs” (Annexure-II) on method of voting with VVPAT should be pasted at prominent places of the constituencies and at places in each polling station in a manner that voters waiting in the queue are able to read the instructions. The DEO and RO should also organize programmers for awareness about use of EVMs with VVPAT on print media and local cable-network etc.A short film on How to Cast Your Vote using VVPAT with EVM shall be made in regional language for this purpose. HOW TO CONECT EVM MACHINE WITH VVAPT MACHINE
NOTE: ONLY FLC-OK EVMs & VVPATs WITH DUMMY Symbols SHALL BE USED FOR TRAINING, AWARENESS AND DEMONSTRATION.
HOW TO CONECT EVM MACHINE WITH VVAPT MACHINE
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