Govern­ment clears EC’s pro­posal for pa­per trail EVMs

Electronics Bazaar - - Industry News -

The Cabi­net gave its nod to the Elec­tion Com­mis­sion’s pro­posal to pro­cure 1.615 mil­lion new Voter Ver­i­fi­able Pa­per Au­dit Trail (VVPAT) ma­chines. The to­tal es­ti­mated cost would be ` 31.73 bil­lion, ex­clud­ing taxes and freight. The de­ci­sion will en­able the use of VVPAT units in all polling booths dur­ing the Gen­eral Elec­tions in 2019.

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