CEO Message

Chandigarh, City Beautiful, was planned by the famous French architect Le Corbusier. Picturesquely located at the foothills of Shivaliks, it is known as one of the best experiments in urban planning and modern architecture in the twentieth century in India. Spread over an area of 114 sq. km.  Located between the States of Punjab and Haryana, Chandigarh came into existance on 1 st November 1966 and was made the capital of both Punjab and Haryana. As per census 2011 total population of UT Chandigarh was around 10.54 lakhs.Chandigarh is a single Parliamentary Constituency, with around 6.23 lakhs electors registered presently in the  595 polling stations.For Greater public information & outreach capacity, transparency, capacity building and empowerment of the citizens are the key areas which are being focused upon by the Election Department. Upgrading and refining of Electoral Rolls is a continuous process. Electronic management of data has helped in creating a system where we are in constant touch with the electors through various mean.Motivation, awareness and knowledge to the different sections of society is done through SVEEP activities and Electoral Literacy Clubs (ELCs) formed in Schools, Colleges and other Educational institutes.

We seek active co-operation of all the citizens of Chandigarh for setting up a truly citizen friendly and transparent system leading to free and fair elections with high voter participation. I would request the citizens of the Chandigarh to give their feedback and suggestitons  on                                                 ceo_chandigarh@eci.gov.in

Jai Hind!!!...