The Election Commission of India has released a new digital publication ‘BLO e-Patrika’ at an interactive session held with BLOs spread across the states in India. In states/UTs, 50 BLOs from nearby states of Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh, and Delhi joined the event physically at India Habitat Centre in New Delhi. Over 350 BLOs joined the meeting via video-conferencing from the office of Chief Electoral Officers (CEO).
The BLOs participated in the infective session with the Commission sharing their experience, challenges they came across while performing their duties, and success stories. It was first-of-its-kind direct interaction by the Commission with the BLOs across the country.
Key Points related to BLO e-Patrika
- BLOs are the direct links of the Commission with the people.
- They are the primary source of information for every voter across the length and breadth of the country.
- The BLO e-Patrika is released to ensure a cascading information model for a better informed and motivated Booth Level Officer.
- The themes of the bimonthly e-Patrika include subjects related to EVM-VVPAT Training, IT application, special summary revision, Minimum SVEEP Activities at polling booths, Postal Ballot facilities, accessible elections, Electoral Literacy Clubs, Unique voter awareness initiatives, and National Voters Day.