DISTRICT ADMINISTRATION GEARS UP FOR VIDHAN SABHA POLLS

Jalandhar National Punjab ब्रेकिंग न्यूज़

JALANDHAR, JANUARY 5 (News Hunt)- In the wake of forthcoming Vidhan Sabha polls, the Deputy Commissioner-cum-District Election Officer Ghanshyam Thori on Wednesday directed the District Nodal Officers/Assistant Nodal Officers that all arrangements, preparedness and mechanism should be put in place well in time to ensure smooth conduct of elections.
Reviewing the ongoing preparedness with all concerned officers here at District Administrative Complex, Ghanshyam Thori said that various activities are to be undertaken across the district in coming days so that all teams should be prepared as per the directions of the Election Commission of India with strict monitoring and implementation of all procedures.
The Deputy Commissioner also reviewed the structure and functioning of different committee besides giving requisite directions to ensure smoothness and effectiveness in the conduct of elections. He pointed out that the Manpower Management committee to assess the entire requirement of manpower in the district to conduct the elections. The EVM Management committee will ensure proper storage, security, availability and checking of EVMs including overall monitoring. Similarly, the nodal officer for implementing model code of conduct, once the MCC come to effect, will ensure that all instructions of the ECI to be followed in letter and spirit. Likewise, the nodal officer for law & order, vulnerability mapping and security development plan will ensure daily law and order report besides ensuring coordination with the district police for requisite arrangements. The media certification and monitoring committee will disseminate information, instructions to be issued time to time, briefs, press notes etc for the information of general masses.
Besides taking stock of other preparedness, the Deputy Commissioner also reviewed the transport management, training management, material management, expenditure monitoring, SVEEP activities, ballot papers, facilities being ensured for persons with disabilities (PWDs), helpline & complaints redressal, special awareness and arrangements in view of surge in COVID cases etc.
The Additional Deputy Commissioner (D) Jaspreet Singh, Additional Deputy Commissioner (G) Amarjit Bains, Additional Deputy Commissioner (UD) Himanshu Jain and others were also present.

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