Kerala Assembly elections | Now, a mobile app to woo voters in Wayanad
In view of the COVID-19 state of affairs, the Wayanad district administration has provide you with an revolutionary mobile utility, ‘Poll Wayanad’, to woo extra voters to polling cubicles and keep COVID protocol by controlling the group in cubicles.
Perhaps the primary such in the nation, the appliance can even make clear doubts voters have reminiscent of if a sales space is busy and the approximate ready time earlier than casting the poll at a sales space, stated District collector and district electoral officer Adeela Abdulla.
The concept for creating such an app that may scale back the frenzy in polling cubicles in view of the pandemic was proposed by three Computer Science Engineering college students — E.P. Aslam, Abhiram K Pradeep, and P. Abhinav — of the Government Engineering College, Mananthavady, earlier than the Systematic Voters’ Education and Electoral Participation (SVEEP) in the district. The utility has been developed with the help of the Kerala State IT Mission and the National Informatics Centre.
The particulars of 412 polling cubicles of 948 cubicles in three Assembly segments in the district will probably be accessible on the fingertips of voters with the help of webcasting services, stated Ms. Abdulla.
Starting from 7 a.m. on the ballot day on Tuesday, operators of Akshaya Kendras in the chosen cubicles with community connection would replace the variety of voters in queue at a particular time. This can be up to date each hour till the tip of polling, she stated.
Four management rooms, together with one every in every Assembly phase, and a predominant management room on the Collectorate have been arrange, and as many as 45 officers deployed at management rooms. The mobile utility is accessible on Google Play Store. It can also be accessible on the web site www.wayanad.gov.in.