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OFFICE OF THE CHIEF ELECTORAL OFFICER
MANIPUR

PRESS RELEASE
NO. 2
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SPECIAL SUMMARY REVISION KICKS OFF

Imphal, September 23, 2021:The Chief Electoral Officer (CEO), Manipur, Shri Rajesh Agrawal today officially announced the starting of Special Summary Revision (SSR) with reference to 01-01-2022 as the qualifying date during the Press conference held at CEO Office, Lamphelpat. The SSR campaign will conclude on 30th November, 2021.

During the SSR period, four special campaigns will be conducted on 13th, 14th, 27th and 28th November, 2021. All the Booth Level Officers (BLOs) will be present in their respective polling stations for any kind of enquiry, fresh registration and other electoral roll issues. During this special campaign, registration of 18-21 age group voters will be given emphasis to capture maximum number of new young voters in the electoral roll.

He informed that one can also enrol, delete from, make corrections and apply for transposition of his/her name in the electoral roll during this period. Application forms may be submitted to the Electoral Registration Officers, Assistant Electoral Registration Officers and Booth Level Officers through physical forms. Application forms may also be submitted online at (1) https://voterportal.eci.gov.in (2) www.nvsp.in and (3) Voter Helpline Mobile App.

CEO highlighted the imbalance status of gender ration among male and female voters. Female elector’s enrolment is higher than that of males. In this regard, CEO sought cooperation from Media for spread of awareness amongst male voters to get registered themselves.

With the sole objective of giving maximum awareness to the electors, an “I AM READY” Campaign under Systematic Voters Education and Electoral Participation (SVEEP) has been launched from 3rd September, 2021. In order to create more awareness, 11 State icons from diverse fields have been identified at the State level and have started engaging them for various activities.

The State Icons will be campaigning for mass registration of 18-21 age group new voters and other left out eligible voters during the ongoing SVEEP Campaign.

Shri Rajesh Agrawal mentioned about First level Checking (FLC) of EVMs which has started in all the 11 Electoral Districts. Among the 11 Electoral Districts, Jiribam has already completed the process of FLC. CEO further appealed the Media houses to spread maximum awareness among the political parties to join the FLC process to avoid any apprehension regarding the functioning of Election mechanism system. He asserted that Three (3) State Government Senior Officers namely Shri Devesh Deval, IAS, Shri T. Ranjit Singh, IAS and Shri M. Harekrishna, IAS have been appointed as Electoral Roll Observers.

CEO, Manipur said that a team from ECI led by Shri Nitesh Vyas, Deputy Election Commissioner visited the State on 27th October, 2021 to see the preparedness of conduct of election. Besides, interacting with the Returning Officers & State Nodal Officers, he also held meeting with Chief Secretary and Director General of Police and discussed on various issues including security aspects. He informed that more such team from ECI will be visiting in the future to take stock of the ground situation. The press conference was also attended by Additional CEO, Manipur, Shri Naorem Praveen Singh, Joint CEO, Manipur, Shri Ramananda Nongmeikapam, Joint CEO, Manipur, Md. Daulat Khan, Database Administrator (CEO), L. Sujata Devi and Coordinator, Permanent Media Cell & State Nodal Officer for Media, Smt. W. Phajatombi and concerned officials. (PMC)


LKP/NGM (COORDINATOR, PMC)/CEO, MANIPUR

GOVERNMENT OF MANIPUR
DIRECTORATE OF INFORMATION & PUBLIC RELATIONS
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Memo No. 2/115/2006-DIPR/14 Imphal, the September 23, 2021

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