The Election Commission of India has developed a mobile application called “Know your Candidate” (KYC). The “KYC-ECI” mobile application is available on both Android and iOS platforms.
- The purpose of this app is to provide information about the criminal history or records of candidates running for election.
- The information in the app is based on data published by the candidates themselves.
- The app enables citizens to search for candidates with or without a criminal history.
- It empowers citizens to access and be informed about the criminal records of election candidates, if any.
Q.: What is the primary purpose of the “Know your Candidate” (KYC) mobile application developed by the Election Commission of India?
a) To help candidates campaign effectively
b) To provide information on the criminal history of candidates
c) To facilitate voter registration
d) To promote political parties
Ans : b) To provide information on the criminal history of candidates