In the upcoming Haryana Assembly elections, scheduled  for October 21, 2019, several steps are being taken by the higher educational institutions of the State to make the youth aware under the Systematic Voters Education and Electoral Participation

October 16, 2019
  • Chandigarh, October 15 - In the upcoming Haryana Assembly elections, scheduled  for October 21, 2019, several steps are being taken by the higher educational institutions of the State to make the youth aware under the Systematic Voters Education and Electoral Participation (SVEEP).
  • Meanwhile, today, the Director, Higher Education and Technical Education Department, Mr. A.Sreenivas held a review meeting with the principals of government, aided, self-financed colleges, engineering, polytechnic colleges and representatives of State universities, in this regard through video conferencing.
  • While, 157 government colleges, 97 aided colleges, 87 self-financing colleges, all State universities, 37 government polytechnics, four aided polytechnics and four engineering colleges of the district National Informatics Centre (NIC) centers participated in this video conferencing.
  • During the Video Conferencing, Mr. A.Sreenivas has directed all colleges and universities to make efforts to ensure that maximum number of students and their family members should  cast their votes in the upcoming Assembly Elections in the State.
  • he further said that  the Department of Higher Education and the Technical Education department has also  issued detailed instructions  to the universities, colleges, and polytechnics in the State to create awareness among the youth about the electoral process, encourage them about voter registration and voter rights etc.
  • He said that under this initiative, all institutions have been selected and Nodal officers have been appointed and along with this Election, Literacy Clubs have also been formed.
  •  Mr. A.Sreenivas further said that regular meetings are being held in colleges, to ensure that most of the students cast their votes. He said that it has also been decided that the students who cast their votes will be awarded by their colleges/universities after the poll. He said that for this, certificates has been sent to all the colleges and the universities by the Department of Higher and Technical Education. He informed that the heads of organizations whose students will vote will also be honored on the occasion of National Voters' Day.