Gangtok October 15th: (IPR) The second round of training for Presiding Officers and Polling Officers was held today at Zilla, Conference hall Sichey. Returning Officer, East Mr. Raj Yadav briefed the officials about their roles and responsibilities with respect to the conduct of election.
The functioning of the EVM & VVPAT was also explained to them and a hands-on training session was also conducted to familiarize EVM & VVPAT. He elucidated on the tasks to be meticulously achieved prior to the polling day, during the polling day and certain tasks to be completed after the polling. The trainees were informed about the various DOs and DONTs regarding the polling process in line with the guidelines of the ECI.
The significance of the conduct of mock poll before commencing the actual poll was emphasized and all the necessary procedures pertaining to the polling process were demonstrated.