Systematic Voters’ Education and Electoral Participation

Systematic Voters’ Education and ElectoralParticipation

‘GreaterParticipation for a Stronger Democracy’

Systematic Voters' Education and Electoral Participation program, better known as SVEEP, is the flagship program of the Election Commission of India for voter education, spreading voter awareness and promoting voter literacy in India.

SVEEP’s primary goal is to build a truly participative democracyin India by encouraging all eligible citizens to vote and make an informeddecision during the elections. The programme is based on multiplegeneral as well as targeted interventions which are designed according to thesocio-economic, cultural and demographic profile of the state as well as the history of electoral participation in previous rounds of elections and learning thereof.

We are always looking forward to achieving the aim of building as tronger democracy through greater synergy with Civil Society Organisations,Media and Corporate Houses and even greater queries, suggestions, and participation from individuals. 

Address: Election Commission of India
Nirvachan Sadan
Ashoka Road
New Delhi- 110001
Phone: 011-23052072, 23717391-98

Electoral LiteracyClubs

What are ELCs

An Electoral Literacy Club is aplatform to engage school students through interesting activities and hands-onexperience to sensitise them on their electoral rights andfamiliarise them with the electoral process of registration and voting. ELCsare also present in colleges and rural communities. 

At ELCs, learning meets fun. Activities and Games are designed to stimulate and motivate students provoking them tothink and ask questions. Through ELC, Election Commission of India, aims atstrengthening the culture of electoral participation among young and futurevoters.


Who shall be the members of ELCs?
ELCs are present in Schools, Colleges and Rural Communities. Following will be the members in each type of ELC – 

  • Schools : Students from Class IX – XII; 14-17 year olds
  • Colleges : 18 – 21 year olds
  • Rural Communities (Chunav Pathshala) :  All members of the village





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