Voter Education at Banks and Post Offices

  • ECI has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with IBA and DoP to enhance voter outreach and awareness ahead of the General Elections to Lok Sabha 2024. 
  • The MoU is part of ECI’s efforts to enhance electoral awareness in the country. 
  • IBA & DoP will extend support in promoting voter education through their extensive network on a pro-bono basis. 
  • Key highlights of the MoU include: – Displaying voter education messages on members’ websites. – Disseminating voter education content through various promotional channels. – Displaying voter education messages in the form of posters, flex, and hoardings at office infrastructure/premises. – Establishing Voter Awareness Fora to engage employees and customers in discussions and initiatives related to voter education. – Sensitizing about training module on SVEEP in the regular orientation Programmes of IBA & DoP employees. – Affixing a special cancellation stamp (bearing voter education messages) on the postal articles. 
  • The collaboration signifies a significant step towards strengthening democracy by empowering citizens with knowledge and awareness about their electoral rights and responsibilities.
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