The Election Commission of India (ECI) has realized the importance of electoral participation and literacy to the young prospective voters of our country. With this vision in mind, the ECI initiated a national programme in 2010 titled Systematic Voters’ Education and Electoral Participation (SVEEP). The programme mainly focused on voter awareness and information and motivation of voters for enhancing electoral participation of the voters in India.
ECI has decided to establish Electoral Literacy Clubs (ELC) in educational institutions for strengthening the culture of electoral participation among young and future voters. The idea behind establishing such clubs is that t h e y s h a l l b e t h e s e a t o f l e a r n i n g t h r o u g h h a n d s o n
experience and envisaged to serve as a vibrant hub of Electoral Literacy direct interaction in education and other institutions in the country. A s a f i r s t s t e p i n t h i s process, B. K. College, Amalagiri has established an E l e c t o r a l L i t e r a c y C l u b a n d i s w o r k i n g t o w a r d s m a k i n g y o u n g a n d f u t u r e v o t e r s e l e c t o r a l l y l i t e r a t e .