Download e – EPIC (Voter ID Card) Pdf
EPIC stands for Electors Photo Identity Card also commonly known as Voter ID card)
Question And Answer About e- EPIC Card
The service will start in two phases
Registration can be done from mobile number
Voters will benefit from the digital facility
Follow the steps below to download e-EPIC Card.e-EPIC is a portable document format(PDF) version of the EPIC which can be downloaded on mobile or in a self-printable form on the computer. A voter can thus store the card on his/her mobile, upload it on Digi locker or print it and self-laminate it. This is in addition to PCV EPIC being issued for fresh registration.
For others, this facility will be available soon.”
iv. Outreach material developed for Special Revision , Elections etc.to be used after suitable modification showcasing masks , gloves and physical distancing.
v. CEO to take necessary steps for further inventory building on Voters ‘ Information and Awareness material , as also confidence building during the COVID pandemic .
vi. Mobile apps like Voter Helpline , PWD App , C – Vigil . Voter Turnout App and Candidate App to be widely promoted for both imparting information and provision of assistance regarding registration , location of polling station etc.
vii. One day online workshop for content creators and creative partners may be organized to orient , strategize and capture the key elements and aspects of theme of NVD 2021 .
viii. All awareness content to follow COVID – 19 guidelines & include COVID precautions . vi . vii . viii .
3. Media Engagement : Media briefings ( following COVID precautions ) and presence of Media on NVD may be ensured for wide publicity of various interventions
i . The successful conduct of Bihar Elections during the COVID 19 pandemic may be shown as a key model . The extensive use & availability of masks , sanitizers , PPE kits etc. for ensuring all forms of safety may be highlighted .
ii. The State Icons may be engaged through recording of audio – video messages ) to spread awareness about safety measures & protocols adhered to by the Commission during elections which will help build confidence and motivate voters for participation.
iii. CEOs and DEOs may use phone – ins on Radio & Television to engage with & respond to voters .
iv . BLOs may participate in phone – ins in Community Radio to address queries at Community level
v. All forms of media i.e. print , audio – visual , outdoor advertisement , FM radio , television , SMS , c – mails , social media , cultural troupes etc. may be utilized for awareness & propagating theme .
vi. Propagation of NVD theme through various Government schemes and programs .
vii . The NVD theme & related messages in form of posters and banners should be prominently displayed in the offices of the CEO , DEO , ERO and the VFCs .
viii . A Print Advertisement shall be brought out on 25th January highlighting the theme.
4. Different Platforms : In the COVID scenario , maximum use of Digital & Electronic media should be made for SVEEP Partnerships should be explored with all Social Media platforms , cellular , telephone and cable networks in the region to run SVEEP messages related to registration / poll day , physical distancing , sanitizationand respiratory hygiene .
5. Use of Technology : IT tools may be suitably used for information dissemination & motivation as well as for facilitation of electors and voters . Keeping in view the present theme , following may be transmitted through 360 degree communication . The suite of 20 Apps developed by the Commission provide a perfect ecosystem to work in tandem during non – election , pre election , in – election and post – election phases as follows :
a ) Phase 1 : Non – Election : Encompasses Voter portal , Voter Helpline App , SMS , 1950 , Political Party registration online tracking
b ) Phase II : Pre election : EVM tracking software , ERONET
c ) Phase III : In – election : cVIGIL , Nomination Application , Suvidha App , ENCORE
d ) Date of Poll : Voter Turnout App
e ) Date of Counting : Result Trends TV
f ) Phase IV : Post Elections : Election expenditure App , Index card
6. Key Activities : All SVEEP activities must be conducted as per the guidelines / norms of Social Distancing issued by statutory authorities .
( a ) At Booth Level :
i . The Booth Level Officers ( BLOs ) in cach polling station area shall felicitate the newly registered voters with a badge ‘ Proud to be a Voter- Ready to voter and EPIC on NVD in a brief ceremony.NVD pledge to be taken . If possible , the event may be kept as virtual . DEO may provide the logistics required for the brief ceremony in each polling station area .
ii . Video and other creatives to be shared extensively on print and audio – visual media . Alternatively , ECI films or other awareness films prepared by State or District on EVM / VVPAT , Registration , and inclusion can also be shown at the ceremony , in local language .
( b ) At District HQs .
i . The DEO shall organize the NVD function at the District headquarters / virtually , in association with Panchayat , organizations , academic institutions , civil society groups , organizations of youth volunteers like NSS , NCC , Scouts & Guides , NYKS , media etc. He shall felicitate the newly registered voters with a badge and EPIC on NVD in a brief ceremony . NVD pledge to be taken .
ii. Awareness films on EVM VVPAT , Registration and Inclusion in local language shall be shown .
( c ) At State HQs :
i. Spreading awareness about c – EPIC , online facility for obtaining EPIC in a digital from and e EPIC can be downloaded from Voter helpline app after secure authentication .
ii . CEO organizes NVD function at the State capital / virtually in association with Media , Civil Society , Volunteer Groups , State Administration , State election Commission & Corporates etc.
iii . Awareness films on EVM VVPAT , Registration and Inclusion in local language shall be shown .
iv . NVD pledge , State Awards , EPICs & badges to newly registered to be granted at NVD function
v. Deployment of dedicated staff at Block , Sub – division and District levels may be done to effectively undertake NVD related activities as directed . BLOs shall be trained about their role for NVD activities by the EROS / AEROs , as directed . 1 .
7. Targeted Interventions : i . New Electors : All new applicants will henceforth be issued an e – EPIC in addition to their normal EPIC and 4.5 million electors who updated their mobile number during the recent
ii . special summary revision of electoral rolls would receive an SMS on their registered mobile number for downloading their e – EPIC .
ii . Existing Electors : A total of 100 million electors have unique mobile number in the cRoll data base .
a . Those who wish to download e – EPIC will make a request through Voter Portal , NVSP or Voter Helpline App and based on that OTP authentication be able to download e EPIC after 25th January , 2021 .
b . Those electors whose mobile number or email are not registered will need to do an e KYC following the due procedure , which will include photo matching with data base clicking a live photo .
iii. Service voters : To popularize ETPBS , Screening Service Voter Film in Cantonment areas , Special awareness drive on Army Day ( 15th January ) can be organized .
a . e – EPIC would be generated for service voters .
b . A message will be sent on the mobiles of service voters who have their photo in the database on 25th January to enable them to download e – EPIC .
c. e – EPIC also to be generated and provided to unit officer through e – mail and further distributed by him
d . A page on service voter portal will be provided to service voters for uploading their photos and updating their mobile number and email id .
iv . Participation of Persons with Disabilities ( PwDs ) & Senior Citizens : PwD App to be popularized , Reaching out through credible CSOs working for PwDs & different communication channels , spreading awareness on AMF & postal ballot provision for senior citizens & marked PwDs in addition to provision of c – EPIC .
v. Participation of Overseas Voters : e – EPIC to be provided to overseas voters after verification / updation of existing database .
vi . Youth Participation : Awareness through digital , electronic & Social media , engagement through online games and competitions at all levels .
vii . Women Participation : Setting up of special registration desk for women electors at polling station , women centric activities and awareness about COVID measures can be taken up .
viii. Awareness activities may be carried out with Electoral Literacy Clubs ( ELCs ) and VAFs , through online sessions.
The preparations for the NVD may be closely monitored by the office of the CEO / DEOs . All COVID protocols issued by statutory authorities must be strictly followed .
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