Guest talk by Capt. S. Prabhala on ‘Design of EVMs for the Indian Elections’

Date: 3-9-2015

Description: Captain S. Prabhala, former Chairman and Managing Director, Bharat Electronics Limited (BEL) delivered a talk on “Design of electronic voting machines (EVMs) for the Indian elections” on 3rd September 2015. His talk covered the origin of the idea of electronic voting, features, development, testing and trials, manufacture, etc. of EVMs undertaken at BEL.

CITAPP at IIIT Bangalore is an interdisciplinary think-tank set-up to focus on the policy challenges and the organizational demands made by technological innovation. Of particular interest to the Centre is how technological advances, along with institutional changes that harness the legitimacy and the powers of bureaucracies and market, address the needs of underserved communities.