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Action for Accessible Elections in India - Strategic Framework on Accessible Elections

Date: December 2018

Language: English

Author: Office of the Chief Electoral Officer, Goa

Publisher: Office of the Chief Electoral Officer, Goa

Format: PDF

Size: 1.3 MB

Pages: 32


The Strategic Framework on Accessible Elections are a compilation of guidelines issued by Election Commission of India and the Department for Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities, Ministry of Social justice and Empowerment, Government of India. It aims to build on sensitization through education and training, community involvement of different sections of society, effective partnership with institutions and originations and creation of facilities to cater to the specific needs of Persons with Disabilities (PwDs) with a view to increasing their participation. The Election Commission of India is committed to building an equal access framework for Persons with Disabilities (PwDs) supported by the fundamentals of responsiveness, respect and dignity to enhance elector confidence among them; and support initiatives for improved service offerings to enhance their electoral participation.

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