DAINIK NATION BUREAU
Uttarakhand chief electoral officer Radha Raturi and Election Commission of India director Vikram Batra have launched three different mobile applications (mobile app-android)- Voter Mitra, Candidate Mitra and E-Duty Mitra-ahead of the February 15 election. Anyone can download it through mobile app google play store and website of Uttarakhand CEOr- http://ceo.uk.gov.in .All the Apps have been developed by NIC, secretariat, Dehradun.
Through Voter Mitra mobile app, voters can get several information like polling station and its location and position on google map, basic facilities at polling stations like toilet, drinking water, wheel chair, ramp, electricity, waiting room, shade, furniture and others. In addition, information like names of candidates and their filed affidavits, process of polling and other important information given at departmental website of chief electoral officer, Uttarakhand have been included.
Candidate Mitra Mobile App has been developed for the candidates, contesting the election. Information like details on model code of conduct of Assembly election, election expenditure monitoring and expenditure filed; candidate handbook, e- learning materials, voters’ list in their constituencies (electoral rolls), list of polling stations and total voters. Important telephone numbers and other important information listed on department websites have been included.
E-Duty Mitra mobile app has been developed for employees deputed on election duty. Information like training videos and materials, telephone numbers of sector magistrate, zone magistrate and other telephone numbers, location and position of polling stations on google map where they have been deployed, necessary arrangements made for them at polling stations and distance of polling station from headquarters and others listed on departmental websites have been included.