district Election office

electorate literacy

systematic Voters’Education and Electoral Participation [SVEEP]

ECI’s decision to adopt a sustained and systematic Voters’ Education and Electoral Participation strategy to increase people’s participation in the electoral process got reflected in a range of policy initiatives, programmes and activities, by now known as SVEEP.

There were planned IEC (Information, Education and Communication) interventions in the Jharkhand elections of end-2009 and subsequently carried forward in the form of SVEEP (Systematic Voters’ Education and Electoral Participation) in subsequent elections. Since the introduction of the programme, elections to the State Assemblies of 23 States have taken place till December 2013. (Jharkhand – 2009; Bihar – 2010; Tamil Nadu, Kerala, Assam, West Bengal, Puducherry – 2011; Uttar Pradesh, Goa, Punjab, Uttarakhand, Manipur, Himachal Pradesh, Gujarat – 2012; Tripura, Meghalaya, Nagaland, Karnataka, Delhi, Mizoram, Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Rajasthan – 2013).

The second phase of SVEEP, SVEEP-II, has been rolled out from 2013, based on the learnings of Phase-I and the identified tasks ahead and allocation of Rs 18.50 crores in the FY 2013-14. The programme has evolved with every election. Innovative practices that bore results got integrated in the programme as policy directive.


As part of SVEEP initiative , Phase III, The concept of evolving District Level committees to create awareness among future voters. has been conceived. With References to Deputy Chief Electoral Officer /Deputy Secretary to Government, Chennai.Lr.No. 14907/Ele.VII/2016-6 dated 14.11.2017 , orders are have been issued to constitute DISTRICT COMMITTEE ON ELECTORAL LITERACY [DCEL] to engage future and new voters through extra curricular interventions in respect of Nagapattinam District. Accordingly, the District Committee on Electoral Literacy vide Proceedings of the District Collector,Pro.Rc.No.23699/2017/G1 Dated:20.12.2017

S. No. Designation of the officials District Committee
1 District Electoral Officer/District Collector Chairman
2 Sub Collector, Mayiladuthrai Member
3 Revenue Divisional Officer, Nagapattinam Member
4 Project Officer, DRDA, Nagapattinam Member
5 Joint Director of Health Service, Nagapattinam Member
6 The Principal, EGS Pillai Eng.College, Nagapattinam Member
7 Chief Educational Officer, Nagapattinam Member
8 District Sports Officer, Nagapattinam Member
9 District Coordinator NSS Member
10 District Informatics Officer, Nagapattinam Member
11 The Principal, ADM College for Women, Nagapattinam Member
12 Representative of World Vision, Nagapattinam Member
13 Special Deputy Collector (SSS), Nagapattinam Convener
The Site Manager
Roles: Design,Hosting,Availability

National Informatics Centre
Nagapattinam District,
Tamil Nadu
The Content Manager
Roles : Source,Providing,Updating,Ensuring Correctness

District Collectorate
Nagapattinam District,
Tamil Nadu