Electronic Voting Machines

The Election Commission has stated that 9,30,430 Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs) would become outdated during the period 2015-16 to 2019-20. 

A proposal for purchase of 13,95,648 Ballot Units (BUs) and 9,30,432 Control Units (CUs) at an estimated cost of Rs. 5511.48 crore during 2015-16, 2016-17, 2017-18 & 2018-19 has been received from the Election Commission. The proposal is under consideration of the Government. 

This information was given by Union Minister of Ministry of Law & Justice, Shri D. V. Sadananda Gowda in a written reply in Lok Sabha today.


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(Release ID :132653)

Source: Press Information Bureau (PIB)

Source: Bombay High Court

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