UDHAMPUR, JANUARY 25 – District Development Commissioner (District Election Officer), Udhampur, Dr Shahid Iqbal Choudhary has been conferred with the State Award for outstanding contribution in the field of electoral participation and showcasing electoral best practices in the Global Electoral Exhibition and Matdata Mahotsav in New Delhi organised by Election Commission of India
Dr Shahid received the award as best District Election Officer for his contribution in various fields of electoral enrollment, participation and awareness. He was DEO Kathua during conduct of Assembly Elections and DEO Reasi during Lok Sabha elections which registered record enrollment and participation. He is also recipient of country’s highest civil services award the Prime Minister’s Award for Excellence in Public Administration 2014-15 apart from National Award by Election Commission of India.
The award was presented by State Government on occasion of 6th National Voters’ Day.