What was the novelty of Bihar assembly election? Webcasting, which enabled the Chief Election Commissioner to watch the polling live on LCD screens while sitting in the Nirvachan Sadan in New Delhi. Polling in more than 550 of the 10,868 booths were webcasted live in the first phase when 47 constituencies went to the polls. High-speed servers have been put in place and trained personnel equipped with laptops and webcams deputed at the selected booths for the purpose. Electricity department officials have been asked to ensure uninterrupted power supply to these booths. Gensets have been installed in places where power availability is a problem. This year the Election Commission has monitored the entire election process in Tamil Nadu with web cameras at all the polling stations.
Tamil Nadu-cadre IAS official K Veera Raghava Rao , 2007 batch IAS from Guntur,A.P has visited the bihar state and conducted a workshop-cum-demo on webcasting for Bihar officials. The young official has the credit of introducing webcasting for the first time in the country in Tuticorin district.
Name : Kolluru Veera Raghava Rao IAS DOB : 19/08/1977 Domicile : A.P
Rank : 81 Batch : 2007 Cadre: Tamil Nadu
Academic: Engineering from V.R. Sidharatta Engineering College, Vijayawada
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