Telangana has created India's first smartphone-based e-voting system.

Telangana has created India's first smartphone-based e-voting system.

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Category : Science and Tech Published on: October 09 2021

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  • In the face of the COVID-19 pandemic, which has pushed the world into all-digital operations, Telangana has developed the country's first smartphone-based e-voting solution.
  • The solution has been developed and tested successfully, and a dry run in the form of a dummy election is being held in Khammam district, with registration on the application open from October 8-18 and dummy voting on October 20.
  • The initiative was spearheaded by the Telangana State Election Commission (TSEC), with implementation assistance from the state's IT Department's Emerging Technologies Wing and the Centre for Development of Advanced Computing (CDAC).

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About Telangana

  • Founded: 2 June 2014
  • Capital: Hyderabad
  • Governor: Tamilisai Soundararajan
  • Chief Minister: K. Chandrashekar Rao

 

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