Gangtok, February 26th (IPR): The concluding day of the training program of Presiding and Polling Officers-1 for the upcoming Municipal Elections 2021 was successfully conducted here at East District Zilla Bhawan, Sichey today.
Additional District Collector, East, Shri Tushar Nikhare facilitated the training for the Polling and Presiding Officers. He was joined by Sub-Divisional Magistrate HQ, Shri Anand Sharma.
A total number of sixty-seven trainees attended the training today., out of which there were Thirty Presiding Officers and Thirty Seven Polling Officers.
The trainees were briefed about the importance of having a clean and efficient Municipal election.
Issues such as DOs and DON’Ts were explained to the trainees in detail. Information about the mechanism and workings of the EVMs and VVPATs was also explained.
The training also saw hands-on sessions where the trainees were allowed to get a first-hand experience on the EVMs.