APD Foundation to partner with MCC to promote SVEEP

APD Foundation has been retained as one of MCC's official NGO partners for spearheading an awareness drive under the SVEEP (Systematic Voters Education and Electoral Participation) programme of Election Commission of India.

According to a press release, APD's electoral awareness programme has been named 'Ink Your Finger' and it is designed to reach the electorate of Karnataka Vidhana Sabha constituencies #202 (Mangalore City North) and #203 (Mangalore City South). APD will be executing the programmes as per the guidelines of Dakshina Kannada SVEEP Committee and MCC.

'Ink Your Finger' aims to educate voters regarding issues like how to vote, polling booths, timings (residential & commercial), location etc. It also aims to sensitise the citizens regarding voting being a sacred duty of citizens in a democracy and also gain community support for MCC's voter activation initiatives.

As many as 13 Post Graduate Students pursuing PGDM from IFIM Business School Bengaluru who are interning with APDF will be executing the 'Ink Your Finger' campaign. 'Don't point your finger - Ink your Finger' is the slogan of the campaign.

The series of scheduled campaigns over a span of one month include covering different places like residential (low turnout), construction sites, malls and commercial establishments, colleges and universities, IT campuses, government offices, markets / choultries, auditoriums, marriage halls, parks, beaches and other recreational areas.

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