The Final Round of Training for the Counting Process concludes under Pakyong District

Pakyong, 28 May (IPR): The final round of training for Counting Supervisors, Counting Assistants, and Micro Observers was conducted at the conference hall of Rurban Complex Pakyong today.
A total of 235 trainees attended the final round of training for the counting process in both morning and afternoon sessions.
Addressing the gathering, Mr Tashi Chophel, DEO cum DC discussed the regulations that must be adhered to by the officials on the counting day. He briefed on the arrangements made and instructed the concerned officials to be seated at the counting hall before the designated time to avoid any hassle.
He advised the trainees to be calm and diligent in the counting process to avoid errors and encouraged them to clarify their doubts promptly. He also outlined the counting procedure that should be followed on June 4th, which is scheduled for the Parliamentary Constituency and begins at 8 a.m.
Ms Anupa Tamling, ADC Pakyong, advised the counting supervisors not to rely exclusively on the counting assistant and insisted on a collaborative effort to accomplish the assignments ahead of time. She also highlighted the need to be diligent during training and cautioned that negligence would result in severe consequences.
The training session was facilitated by Mrs Merina Rai cum State Level Master Trainer (SLMT) cum Joint Secretary Election Cell and Ms Tenzing Pema, District Level Master Trainer (DLMT) cum Joint Secretary, Planning & Development Department.
The trainees underwent a comprehensive session that included a detailed overview of the process for counting Postal Ballots, Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs), and Voter Verifiable Paper Audit Trails (VVPATs). They were illustrated on various topics including the scrutiny process of Postal Ballots, filling up the tabulation forms, unsealing of the EVMs and grounds for rejection of postal ballots.
Furthermore, a practical demonstration of the counting process was also showcased, simulating real-life scenarios that officials may encounter on the day of counting.

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