"Delhi will be the first state in which a booth app shall be used in every polling station for the first time in the country. This latest technological innovation will make the poll process fast through use of QR Code reading of voter slips of electors," the Delhi CEO Office said in a statement.
This provision will help in faster identification of electors. The app will give the status of electors waiting in the queue to the public, who can plan their visit to polling station accordingly for their convenience. Booth app will also give voter turnout on a real-time basis on polling day, it said
To make election accessible there will be provision of Braille EPIC, Braille photo voter slip, ramp, wheel chair, volunteers, sign language and pick and drop' facilities etc., for voters with disability. The facility in addition to the other basic amenities at polling stations.
It was also directed to undertake voter education on electoral process, ethical voting and assured minimum facilities. A targeted approach to increase voting turnout in low voters turnout pockets and areas will be implemented.
The ECI also gave directions to the Delhi Police for law and order situation monitoring and border surveillance. The emphasis was laid on ethical elections and quick action on any complaint of violation of Model Code of Conduct, it said.
The Election Commission directed the District Election Officers to ensure that no eligible and willing citizen are left out of the voter list and to take all necessary measures to make the voter list error free before the election, the statement said.