Meghalaya CEO conferred with National Best Electoral Practises Award 2020

President Ram Nath Kovind conferred the award to Meghalaya CEO FR Kharkongor virtually on Monday.


The office of the Meghalaya Chief Electoral Officer was presented with the special award for IT applications in elections by the Election Commission of India (ECI), in the National Best Electoral Practises Awards 2020.

President Ram Nath Kovind conferred the award to Meghalaya CEO FR Kharkongor virtually at the national level National Voters Day Award function held in New Delhi on Monday.

The special award is given in recognition of the sustained and consistent IT application efforts in electoral activities being made by the office of the CEO in the entire E2E (enrolment to elections) process and for  leveraging technology for the benefit of all categories of voters, both general and PWDs.

The ECI has consistently been championing the use of Technology covering non-election period, such as voter portal, voter helpline app, SMS, 1950 helpline, political party registration and online tracking.

The ECI on Monday also launched digital radio “Hello Voters “ with a view to connect and engage with young voters.  

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First Published:Jan. 25, 2021, 10:45 p.m.

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