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Suvidha Portal

Facts for Prelims (FFP)

 

Source: PIB

 

Context: Since the announcement of General Elections 2024, over 73,000 applications have been received on the Suvidha Portal, with more than 44,600 requests approved.

  • The portal ensures transparency and a level playing field for political parties and candidates by adhering to the First in First out principle.
  • It caters to a wide range of permission requests such as organizing rallies, opening temporary party offices, and distributing pamphlets.
  • The data available on the portal aids in scrutinizing election expenditures, contributing to greater accountability.

 

Requests were highest from Tamil Nadu, West Bengal, and Madhya Pradesh, with minimum requests from Chandigarh, Lakshadweep, and Manipur.

The Suvidha portal is a technological solution created by the Election Commission of India (ECI) to facilitate fair and transparent elections.