The Deputy Commissioner of the nine revenue district of Delhi have also been designated as DEO for their respective Districts. So Deputy Commissioner (New Delhi) is also DEO (New Delhi) and functions under the administrative control of Chief Electoral Officer Delhi. To assist him ,there is one SDM (Election), one Office Superintendent and Clerical Staff. Under the charge of DC (New Delhi) is the three functional SDM's who are designated as Electrol Registration Officers for assembly constituancies. The SDMs work as ERO and also as RO during the assembly election & ARO during the Parliamentry election. Apart from the routine administrative functions, following statutory duties are discharged by the Deputy Commissioner and his subordinate officers in matters related to elections:

1. Preparation and updation of Electoral Rolls.

2. Preparation of Electoral's Photo identity cards.

3. Conduct of Elections.

4. Any other function assigned by the office of Election Commission of India & Chief Electoral Officer in respect of elections.

1. New Delhi Parliamentary constituency falls within this district. At present the sitting MP is Sh.Ajay Maken.


Assembly Constituencies

There are 3 assembly constituencies in New Delhi District. The constituencies along with the MLA's from these constituencies are :-

AC Name
Name Of MLA
Phone No.(Office)
Phone No.(Residence)
1 Sarojni Nagar Sh. Ashok Ahuja   26961293
2 Gole Market Smt. Sheila Dixit 23071313   23392030 23392020  23071212
3 Minto Road Smt. Tajdar Babar   24622902

Preparation & updation of Electoral Rolls

The preparation of electoral rolls & their periodic revision is done by the Electoral Registration of the constituency. There are also one or more Assisstant Electoral Registration Officer in each constituency. To update the electoral rolls, they are periodically revised.

1. Revision of Electoral Rolls & Inclusion of name etc.

Election Commission of India orders revision of electoral rolls by announcing.

(a) Special revision of a Summary nature of electoral rolls and

(b) Special revision of an intensive nature

2. Objective

The Prime objective of the above revision is to produce clean and accurate rolls complete in all respects. A second objective of the revision is to syncronise the Electoral Rolls with the Electors Photo Identity Card(EPIC) programme.

3. Requirement for registration as a voter

1. The applicant should be an Indian citizen.
2. He should be 18 yrs or above in age.
3. He should be the ordinary resident of the area

Verification of age

Age can be verified by

(i) Birth Certificate
(ii) School or College certificate
(iii) Passport
(iv) Baptism certificate etc

Preparation of Electoral Rolls

Special revision of an intensive nature:

It is done by enumerators visiting house to house. His work is supervised by a supervisor. The enumerator mainly verifies the following claims

(a) Attaining the age of 18 yrs.
(b) Shifting cases.
(c) Death cases.
(d) Whether an EPIC has been issued to the elector earlier.

Special revision of Summary nature:

A Designated officer is appointed at each polling station where the draft roll is published. He is responsible for the display of the draft electoral rolls, allowing inspection thereof by the persons/parties interested, supply (free of cost) of forms for making applications for inclusion of names(Form-6), forms for making objection to the inclusion of names(Form-7) and forms for correction of entries in the electoral roll (Form-8)

Form No.6,7,8 are also available in the office of SDM(Election), ERO/AERO of the concerned Assembly constituency.

The completed forms are accepted and proper acknowledgment is given to the claimants.

Electors Photo Identity Card (EPIC)

The Scheme of issue of Electors Photo Identity Cards(EPICs), started in the year 1994 in Delhi was discontinued w.e.f 1st July 1998 due to some unforeseen reasons. EPIC is a vital document to prove one's identity.

At present EPIC programme is being carried on in 11 (Eleven) Designated photography Locations in each Assembly Constituency. Phase I, in which only the residual voters were taken up is already over. Now, 2nd phase is in full swing in all the eleven Assembly constituencies.

All the DPLs falling within this distt. are closely monitored, supervised and co-ordinated by SDMs/ADM and DC.

List of forms

a. ECI-EPIC-001- For issue of Photo Identity card
b. ECI-EPIC-002- Application for issue of duplicate card
c. ECI-EPIC-004-For rectification of defects in Elector's EPIC

Current campaign is organized to cover the residual electors for photography and issue of EPIC on 'On Line' basis.

While visiting the DPL, the elector should bring the following documents to prove his her identity.

a. a family member already having a EPIC
b. Driving license
c. Office identity card
d. PAN Card of Income Tax Deptt.
e. Bank pass having a photo
f. Pass port etc.
Incase the elector has not received the letter of intimation and is not aware of his polling station No. and his serial Number, please don't worry. Our search & Query Terminal is there to solve your problem.

Also check the PARTICULARS on the EPIC to avoid any mistake etc.

For duplicate EPIC, a fee of Rs.25/- is being charged against a proper receipt


Conduct of Elections
Elections for House of people
Elections for Legislative Assembly of Delhi

For More Details Contact

DEO (New Delhi)
SDM (Election)
Concerned ERO/AERO

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