Port Blair, Jan 13: The EVM & VVPAT Warehouse was inaugurated by Shri K R Meena, Chief Electoral Officer, A&N Islands in presence of Shri Suneel Anchipaka, Deputy Commissioner (South Andaman), Shri Yash Chaudhary, ADM/ERO, Shri R C Meena, Jt. Chief Electoral Officer, Shri Kamlesh Kumar, Dy. CEO and officers & staff of DC’s office & Election Department. The Warehouse has been constructed with an estimated cost of Rs.324.08 lakhs and execution carried out by APWD.

The Warehouse was constructed with the direction of Election Commission of India, New Delhi for proper storage of EVMs & VVPATs for the Andaman and Nicobar Islands.

The Warehouse has facility of storage of EVMs & VVPATs with double lock system, First level check (FLC), receiving and despatching area, lobby, office and store room.