Cabinet clears EC proposal for paper trail machines
Wednesday, April 19, 2017, 1:32 PM
The Union Cabinet today cleared a proposal of the Election Commission to procure paper trail machines for use during future elections. The clearance was given by the Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi to the proposal of "procurement of VVPAT units".
The EC has sought Rs 3,174 crore in all for procuring over 16 lakh paper trail machines to cover all polling stations in the country.