What is Election Seizure Management System?

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Recently, the Election Commission of India (ECI) has conducted a training programme in virtual mode on the recently introduced Election Seizure Management System (ESMS) for the officers concerned from Andhra Pradesh.

About Election Seizure Management System

  • It is a dedicated technology platform designed and developed to digitize data for intercepted/Seized items (Cash/Liquor/Drugs/ Precious Metal/Freebies/Other Items) direct from the field through Mobile App.
  • It also allows Banks to generate QR code based receipts for case movement.
  • Key Features
    • Automate desired report in required format for all stakeholders
    • Dashboard analytics for received data from multiple agencies
    • Avoid duplicate data entry by Agencies
    • Banks may generate QR code-based receipt in PDF format and issue for legal cash transfer.
    • In this platform all the enforcement agencies such as police, transportation authorities, Central tax agencies and others share information in real time. 
    • The platform is for real-time updates on seizures from the field.
  • It is a system that ensures seamless coordination and intelligence sharing amongst enforcement agencies. 
  • It is a platform where all the central and state enforcement agencies will be onboarded. 
  • These agencies are required to upload details of every recorded movement and seizure of illicit cash, liquor, drugs etc. 

Q1) What is Election Commission of India (ECI)?

It is an autonomous and permanent constitutional body responsible for organizing free and fair elections in India.The Constitution grants the ECI with the power of direction, superintendence, and control of elections to Parliament, state legislatures, the office of president of India, and the office of vice-president of India.

Source: ECI conducts training programme on ESMS