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Chief Electoral Officer reviews preparedness of election training by the Master Trainers

Chandigarh, 16th April, 2019: A review meeting was held today under the chairmanship of Chief Electoral Officer- cum- Finance Commissioner, Sh. Ajoy Kumar Sinha to assess the methodology devised by the Election Department for imparting intensive hands on trainining by the Master Trainers for the upcoming Lok Sabha Elections 2019 in Chandigarh.

During the meeting, a presentation highlighting the components and functioning of EVM/VVPAT machine, Role of presiding officer and polling officers was delivered. The first round of training of polling personnel's, sector officers, BLOs Micro observers, Nodal officers have already been done. The second round of training will begin from 22 April, 2019.

The Chief Electoral Officer stressed that the training should focus on imparting role specific information to each Officer. Along with practical knowledge,giving hands-on training regrading usage of EVM/VVPAT, following laid down SOPs and filling up of various forms. Every personnel associated with the Election process must be well versed with the guidelines and instructions of the Election Commission of India.

The meeting was attended by Sh. Mandip Singh Brar, IAS, Additional CEO-cum-Deputy Commissioner, Sh. Arjun Sharma, IAS, Joint CEO, along with state level general and master trainers for Election Training.

Election Department