Taking advantage of the mobile communication technology, the election authorities in Andhra Pradesh have developed mobile applications for voters to check their names in voters' lists and get polling station details.
"Mobile application has been developed which is an SMS-based search facility. Irrespective of the operating system in the phone, a person can send an SMS to the mobile number, 9246280027, with his or her EPIC Card number or voter identification card in the format: Vote
Another Android application for searching a person's name in voters' lists has been developed to help people check if their names have already been enrolled in voters' lists.
The new mobile application can be downloaded from the here or here and installed in any smart phone loaded with an Android operating system. The last date for submission of applications for voter registration or corrections is December 17, the release said.