DODA :- Deputy Commissioner, Doda Dr. Sagar D. Doifode who is also the District Election Officer Doda convened a meeting with the nominated Nodal Officers at DC Office to review the preparedness and to discuss various issues regarding the smooth conduct of upcoming General Elections, 2019, here today.
Additional Deputy Commissioner Doda, ADC Bhaderwah, SDM Thathri, Dy.DEO, SDM Assar, ACD Doda, DSWO Doda, Exn PWD,DEPO Doda, Nodal officers, BDO’s, Tehsildar’s and other officers were present on the occasion.
District Election Officer Doda, informed the meeting about the formal announcement of upcoming LoK Sabha Elections made by ECI yesterday, after which Model Code of Conduct(MCC) accordingly has been put into place immediately.
DEO also directed the concerned nodal officer that MCC must be implemented in letter and spirit and violation of the same shall be handled strictly under rules and regulations set by ECI.
DEO was also informed in the meeting about various activities regarding Special Summary Roll, EVM-VVPAT training across the district under SVEEP, printing of ballot papers, publishing of electoral rolls etc. DEO directed all the Nodal officers to complete the allotted task on time and also to maintain cooperation and coordination with each other.
The meeting also discussed in detail about the physical verification of polling stations in the district, availability of Assured Minimum Facilities (AMF), their vulnerability mapping and web casting and other issues.
The DC instructed the officers to ensure the provision of Assured Minimum Facilities (AMF) to the general voters like provision of toilets, water, electricity and other related facilities. He stressed upon them to carry out necessary measures in this regard well in time. He also directed them to prepare the polling station wise list of PwD voters so as to ensure them provision of ramps, wheelchairs, and other facilities.
Later, the DC interacted with media person’s and informed the general public through the medium of print and electronic media and discussed the schedule of election going to held on 18 of April in detail.