Saksham App: Empowering PwDs in the 2024 Lok Sabha Elections

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Amit Singh

Pune, 04 April 2024: The Saksham App has been introduced to assist Persons with Disabilities (PwDs) in participating fully in the 2024 Lok Sabha elections. Here’s a breakdown of the features available:

1. Voice Assistance: The app offers voice guidance for visually impaired users, aiding them in navigating the app.

2. Text-to-Speech: For those with hearing impairments, the app converts text to speech, ensuring they can comprehend the information.

3. Accessibility Features: With options like large fonts and high-contrast colors, the app accommodates various disabilities, enhancing user accessibility.

4. Polling Station Information: Users can access details about polling stations, including location, available accessibility features, and contact information for polling officials.

5. Complaint Filing: PwDs can register complaints through the app if they encounter any issues during the electoral process.

The Saksham App serves as a comprehensive tool for PwDs, facilitating tasks from voter registration to polling day assistance. Available facilities include:

– New voter registration
– Marking as PwD
– Migration (transferring vote location)
– Correction requests
– Deletion requests
– Electoral (Aadhaar) authentication
– Status tracking
– Access to PwD facilities information
– Wheelchair requests
– Pick and drop requests
– Assistance requests
– Electoral roll name search
– Polling station lookup
– Booth locator
– Candidate information
– Complaint registration
– Access to articles and media
– FAQs and gallery
– Accessibility-related audio and video content

To utilize these services, PwD voters can download the Saksham App from the following links:

Android: [Saksham App on Google Play Store](

iOS: [Saksham App on Apple App Store](

The Saksham App aims to empower PwDs by providing them with the necessary tools and information to engage in the electoral process effectively.