Inclusion and deletion of name, changes in name and address at Rs. 10 at the browsing centres

The district administration has accredited 15 browsing centres for inclusion, deletion and change of address in voter’s list for the forthcoming Parliament elections. This is in line with the Election Commission’s directive for designation of browsing centres for changes in the voters’ list. This is to ensure that no voter, aged 18 years as on January 1, 2014, as the qualifying date, shall be left out of electoral roll.

A consultative meeting was organised with such designated browsing centres on the rules and protocol for the assigned work and the requisite infrastructure, as per the EC guidelines, at the collectorate on Saturday.

The designated centre shall put up digital colour hoardings and wall posters to create awareness of their functioning among the people.

Besides, an exclusive computer, with UPS connectivity, broadband, printer, web camera and scanner are other requirements.

For inclusion and deletion of name, changes in name and address, the centre shall not collect more than Rs. 10.

Further, a photocopy of details shall be charged with Rs. 3; and details of booth, status of the application, status of complaint petition, and other miscellaneous details may be procured at Rs. 2.

Browsing centres are mandated to function as per these norms and details may be ascertained from the election section at the collectorate.

Applications shall be made available starting October 1 to 31 at all booth-level centres, revenue divisional offices, and tahsildar’s offices.

Special camps will be organised on October 6, 20, and 27 (Sundays) for submission of forms. Applications should be accompanied with a bust-level photograph, photocopy of residential address, family card, and other such documents. Details of the designated centres will be released by the administration soon.


Voters can add, delete, and correct names in voters’ list online, said S. Natarajan, Collector, here on Saturday. He inaugurated a training for representatives and owners of browsing centres to help people use website to update the voters’ list.

Voters can go directly to the website of the election commission and add, delete, and correct names.


A day-long training for internet browsing operators for online summary revision of electoral roll was organised here on Saturday.

A total of 29 operators have been authorised to carry out the revision online.