This polling season people of Kerala will have easier and a step ahead in the polls with the help of their smartphones.
The district administration of Kasaragod in Kerala has introduced a voter-friendly mobile application. The application would help the officials and voters to locate their polling booth using the QR code (Quick Response Code) or the unique identification number of the booth.
According to a press release, it is for the first time in the country that QR code technology is being used to locate the booths. The application, BoothLocateKSD, can be downloaded from the Google Playstore.
How to locate a poll booth?
* Download the application on your smartphone.
*Switch on your GPS
*Open the app
*Enter your location
*Voters can scan the QR Code provided to them using this app and they would get the details of the location and the map, as also other related details.
The QR code, designed for each booth, is also available on the website of the district collector.
Apart from this, the voters can also locate the booth using its unique identification number, says the release. The collector said this would help the officials, including the observers from other states, to locate the booth and conduct flash visit without notice.