• Voters’ ID-card goes digital, election commission of India to launch e-EPIC programme on National Vo

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    New Delhi: On the occasion of National Voters’ Day, the Election Commission of India will be launching the e-EPIC programme. Voters in India can now make use of this new digital option for the five upcoming state elections.

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    The e-EPIC is a secure portable document format (PDF) version of the EPIC which can be downloaded on mobile or in a self-printable form on the computer. A voter can store the card on his/her mobile, upload it as a PDF on Digi locker or print it and self-laminate it. This is in addition to PCV EPIC being issued currently.

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    All general voters who have a valid EPIC number are eligible to procure the digital ID card or e-EPIC. All new electors registered during special summary revision 2021 (i.e. those who applied during Nov-Dec 2020) and whose mobile number provided while applying is unique will get an SMS and may download e-EPIC between January 25 and 31, 2021.

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    Other general electors may download e-EPIC from February 1, 2021 onwards. (they will however no receive any sms).

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