Kathua : Deputy Commissioner, Kathua, Rahul Pandey, who is also the District Election Officer, on Thursday flagged off a van designated as SVEEP Express to spread awareness among the masses about Special Summary Revision (SSR), 2022.
The SVEEP Express was flagged off here from the DC Office Complex intensify activities under the Systematic Voters’ Education and Electoral Participation program (SVEEP) on Special Summary Revision, 2022.
The major focus of the campaign is to register all youth who have attained the qualifying age of 18 years on 1st October 2022 as the electors in the Electoral Roll.
The DEO, while speaking on the occasion, said that SVEEP Express will go to every Panchayat, PatwarHalqa, Village and educational institutions across the district to disseminate information about SSR-2022 among the public. “Besides, it will share the details of BLOs, the schedule of Special campaign dates and other IEC election material including electoral forms like 6, 6B, 7, 8 and give a demo for filling these forms,” he added.
The DEO further explained about the prescribed forms viz Form 6 for registration as Elector/Voter, Form 6-B for Information of Aadhaar no. by existing electors, Form-7 for objection and self deletion and Form 8 for correction/shifting of voters’ name to be filled and process on ERO-NET by respective BLO.
Later, District Election Officer Kathua presided over an event organized at Government College for Women Kathua under SVEEP to sensitize the masses in general and newly eligible voters in particular to register as voters during SSR which is commencing from September 15, 2022. He also urged the students to come forward and share the message amongst all so that greater participation can be ensured for a healthy democracy. Deputy DEO, Staff & Students of the College were also present on the occasion.