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Election Commission of India initiated the de-duplication of Electors database by seeding the AADHAAR against the EPIC card holders to weed out the fraudulent (Duplicates, Bogus, Ineligible and shifted) EPIC Card holders from the existing Electors database.

Pilot Study 
Election department has initially identified 15 polling centers of GHMC area as a pilot run and completed the Electors verification and AADHAAR seeding successfully.

Roll Out 
Election department is decided to roll out the solution for GHMC Area covering 24 Assembly constituencies and Nizamabad District. Later replicate it to bothTelangana & Andhra Pradesh States.


Following are the different seeding approaches to seed the AADHAAR against the Electors as part of de-duplication of Electors.

Electorals can seed the EPIC Card number,along with Aadhaar number using the online portal through the OTP received on the given mobile number. 

EPIC Aadhaar seeding portal allows to enter the Aadhaar number or provide the feedback against the EPIC Card number based on the field survey done by BLO's. Portal Seeding can be done primarily using two techniques:
In-organic seeding : Inorganic Seeding can be done directly through portal based on the provided matches by verifying the EPIC Card and Aadhaar photos and demographic data in the portal.
Organic seeding : Organic Seeding can be done by entering Aadhaar number against the EPIC Card Number and seed the aadhaar or provide the feedback after verifing the EPIC and Aadhaar photos and demographic data in the portal
  • Mobile Seeding - Online through mobile
Mobile seeding approach will allow to seed the Electorals against Aadhaar number through mobile by the executive using the mobile APP loaded on your mobile similar to portal.After capturing the required information through mobile application seeds the Aadhaar against EPIC Card number and updated on the portal automatically.
  • SMS based Seeding - through SMS
Electorals are expected to send a SMS containing the Aadhaar number and EPIC Card number. Ex : SEEDEPIC [space] [EPIC No] [space] [Aadhaar No] is sent to a number 08790499899 (illustrative only). The application at the backend validate and seeds the Aadhaar number against EPIC Card number automatically.
Electorals are expected to make a phone call to Call Center executives and give his/her EPIC Card number with Aadhaar number.Upon receiving the details from Electorals and Operators can seeds the aadhaar online through portal.