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Facilities to be provided to Persons with Disabilities
(as per letter no.464/INST/PwD/2016/EPS dated 7th September, 2016 of ECI)
1. Assured Minimum Facility (AMF) to be available for PwD Voters at Polling Stations-
       a.  Permanent ramps with appropriate gradient as per national standards;
       b. Braille facility in the EVMs;
       c. Proper accessibility to the polling stations:
2. Separate queues, sheds, sitting arrangements, waiting rooms, assistants etc. at the polling stations;
3. The Polling Officials to be given proper training to facilitate PwD Electors and to be sensitized about PwD requirements;
4. Proper environment building and SVEEP activities for ethical voting;
5. Dissemination of information regarding available facilities to be made known to the Stakeholders, Political Parties, Election  
    Machinery, Media, Electors;
6. Other facilities according to the needs of the PwD Electors like proper toilets, tactile signage outside the polling stations and
     Voters' Guide in Braille for the visually impaired voters to be made available;
7. PwD Electors to be informed in advance about polling stations where facility of booking for wheel chair is available;
8. Dummy ballot papers in Braille for visually impaired voters tobe prepared.
** The names of the PwD Electors will not be marked in the Electoral Roll as PwD Electors and the database will also not be shared in any public domain to maintain their privacy.

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