A total of 59.85 per cent of voters have downloaded online EPIC cards in Rajasthan so far
Jaipur has the highest number of downloads in Rajasthan
Jaipur: The e-EPIC (electronic-Electoral Photo Identity Card) facility recently introduced by the Election Commission of India has received a good response in Rajasthan. According to officials, Rajasthan has become the leading state where people are using the facility, news agency PTI reports.
A total of 59.85 per cent of voters have downloaded online EPIC cards in the state so far, they added. At present, the facility has been extended to those voters whose names have been added to the voter list after January 1, Chief electoral officer Praveen Gupta said. He informed that out of 2.24 lakh such voters, 1.34 lakh have downloaded EPIC cards.
"Jaipur has the highest number of downloads in Rajasthan, where 28,565 voters downloaded their EPIC cards," he said.
On 25 January, EC rolled out the electronic version of the voters' photo identity card which can be stored on mobile phones and downloaded on personal computers. The e-voter card will be available in the PDF format and cannot be edited. The digital voter ID card can be self-printed and laminated by the voter when required.