GANDERBAL, The District Election Officer Ganderbal, Hashmat Ali Khan today chaired a high-level meeting of the concerned in which the overall arrangements put in place for smooth conduct of the April 18 Lok Sabha Elections in the district were finalized.
The meeting was attended by DDEO, AROs besides other Nodal officers of the district.
The meeting discussed all election-related matters like deployment of polling staff, distribution and collection of polling related material, functioning of constituted teams, transportation, besides necessary arrangements at Distribution-cum-Collection centers including establishment of control rooms, Help Desk, first aid, sanitation plan, installation of Public addressing System for necessary announcements, refreshment for polling staff etc. were discussed in detail.
The basic facilities kept available at the polling stations including water, electricity, toilets and wash-rooms, establishment of strong rooms, regulation of traffic and parking, communication plan etc. were also discussed in the meeting.
The District Election Officer while interacting with designated Nodal Officers exhorted upon them to work with utmost and in coordination with each other to ensure hassle-free voting, collection and dispatch of polling related material and smooth functioning of Electronic Voting Machines, Voter-Verified Paper Audit Trail machines on the polling day across all polling stations.