Training on commissioning of EVM for assigned officials and staff of District Collectorate East district conducted
Gangtok, March 19(IPR): In view of the upcoming Municipal Elections 2021, ADC East Shri Tushar G. Nikhare also the Assistant Municipal Returning Officer for Singtam and Rangpo Nagar Panchayat, conducted training on commissioning of Electronic Voting Machines for assigned officials and staff of District Collectorate East, at the Conference Hall of Zilla Bhawan, Gangtok, today. The meeting was attended by ADC Development Gangtok Smt Radha Pradhan, SDM Rongli Shri Samdup Bhutia and approx thirty officials and staff.
During the training, conducting of the commissioning process of EVMs, things to prepare before commissioning along with familiarisation on sealing of EVMs were briefly elaborated.
ADC East in his PowerPoint presentation gave necessary suggestions to the trainees about the measures to be taken at the time of EVMs commissioning procedure.
He asked the officials to take necessary steps in the process of linking the Control Unit with the Ballot Unit, the insertion of ballot papers and other procedures to be followed on the commissioning day. He also briefed on do’s and don’ts and advised them to ensure clearing of mock polls before proper sealing of EVMs.
Later, a mock commissioning and mock poll were also conducted in order to familiarise the officials of the sealing process.