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District Election Officer reviews election preparedness in the constituency of Chandigarh

Chandigarh, 9th April, 2019: A review meeting was held today under the chairmanship of District Election Officer-cum-Deputy Commissioner, Sh. Mandip Singh Brar with the Nodal Officers to assess the election preparedness for Lok Sabha Elections 2019 in Chandigarh.

During the meeting, officials discussed key issues pertaining to intensive hands-on procedural training of presiding and polling officials, polling station arrangements, static surveillance teams, flying squads, reserve teams, strengthening of manpower, procedure for formation of polling parties, status of grievance redressal through C-Vigil App, EVM management system, setting up for RO cell for nominations, PwD registration App for disabled persons, MCC violations, fulfillment of official requirements of observers, printing of ballot papers, expenditure monitoring, SVEEP activities and Media Certification and Monitoring Committee. 

The meeting was attended Sh. Sachin Rana, Additional Deputy Commissioner, Sh. Arjun Sharma, SDM(E),  Sh. Jagjit Singh, Deputy CEO, Sh. Uma Shankar Gupta, Director Transport, Sh. Rakesh Kumar Popli, Director Hospitality (Nodal Officer for Observers), Sh. Virat, Registering & Licensing Authority (Nodal officer for Help-line and complaints redressal), Smt. Radhika Singh, Director, Chandigarh Museum & Art Gallery (Nodal Officer for SVEEP), Sh. Sudhanshu Gautam, Director Public Relations and officers from NIC, election department and Finance & Planning.

To assist the voters, a helpline number 1950 is also functional. With this toll free number, voters can get an easy solution to their election related queries. 

Election Department