DPEO inspects, reviews arrangements.
District Panchayat Election Officer (DPEO) Ganderbal, Shafqat Iqbal today visited venues identified for the establishment of Strong Room, Ballot Paper Printing Room (BPPR) and Material Management Room (MMR) to inspect the arrangements put in place for the District Development Council elections and Panchayat by-polls.
The venues for Strong Room, Ballot Paper Printing Room and Material Management Room are identified within the Mini Secretariat Complex Ganderbal.
During the visit the DPEO passed necessary instructions to the concerned regarding arrangements to be put in place for printing of Ballot Papers and measures to be taken for their safe custody after printing till its distribution among poll parties.
He instructed the concerned officials for making all required arrangements as per the guidelines and meeting the parameters of ECI and no laxity in this regard shall be tolerated, he added.
The DPEO was accompanied by Additional Deputy Commissioner, Farooq Ahmad Baba, ACR, Dy. DEO besides others concerned.
Later, DPEO also chaired a meeting of various concerned officers to discuss various measures regarding the smooth conduct of upcoming District Development Council and Panchayat by-elections in the district.
On the occasion, a threadbare discussion on various necessary matters pertaining to the elections like preparation of list of contesting candidates, arrangements for printing of Ballot Papers, safe custody of Ballot Papers, status of Ballot Boxes, verification of Electoral Roll and Polling Material status was held.
During the meeting, the DPEO issued necessary instructions to the concerned for smooth, free and fair conduct of elections in the district and asked the officers to be well prepared for the task
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