Barcelona & New Delhi, April 16, 2015 – Scytl, the worldwide leader in secure online voting and election modernization, together with Neeti Foundation shared global and strategic insight on leveraging technology for elections and electoral process efficiencies with key political parties and electoral commission members during the policy roundtable “Leveraging Technology for Economy in Elections and Electoral Processes” held in New Delhi April 14, 2015.
The roundtable provided a non-partisan platform for sharing election policy priorities and addressing critical issues for national electoral development in India. With the key address from Rajdeep Sardesai, eminent journalist and author, the roundtable discussion was stimulated by members of electoral commissions and political parties (including BJP, INC, BSP, TMC, NCP and CPM) gleaning new insights and catalyzing ongoing discussions on leveraging technology for electoral reforms with deliberations adding momentum to the current push by the election commission to leverage technology for electoral reforms.
As stated by H.S. Brahma, Chief Elections Commissioner of India “The concept of the roundtable is commendable as I am also a firm believer in the use of technology in the electoral arena. I am sure the use of technology will not only give a coveted fillip to the electoral process in India, but will be of great help to exhibit transparency and fairness.”
Vital international strategic global projects and best practice insights in leveraging technology for elections and electoral process efficiencies provided by Scytl included:
- Technology: innovative technology for voter verifiability via end to end secure and verifiable Scytl Online Voting and transparent political party finance tracking with Scytl Election Finance.
- Best practices: for secure and verifiable Online Voting from strategic elections around the globe including projects in France across the Ministries of Education, Foreign Affairs and Interior; Gujarat Municipal Elections; New South Wales 2015 State Elections; Canada Primary Elections in political parties; and transparent Election Finance projects across the US.
Scytl is the global leader in secure election management, electronic voting and eGovernance solutions. Specializing in election modernization technologies, Scytl offers the first end-to-end election management and voting platform, providing the highest security and transparency standards currently available. Scytl has capitalized on its more than 18 years of research to develop election-specific cryptographic security technology protected by more than 40 international patents and patent applications, positioning Scytl as the company with the largest patent portfolio of the industry.
Scytl’s solutions have been successfully used in over 38 countries across the globe over the last 10 years, including Canada, the United States, Mexico, Ecuador, France, Norway, Switzerland, Bosnia-Herzegovina, the UAE, India, Iceland and Australia. Scytl is headquartered in Barcelona, Spain, with strategic offices in the United States, Canada, Brazil, Peru and Greece, as well as field offices in the UK, Ukraine, Mexico, Malaysia, India, Bangladesh and Australia. For more information, visit www.scytl.com.
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