Gangtok, March 19: (IPR) The 4 Expenditure Observers for East District namely the Commissioner (Excise) Shri Vinayak Azad who is the Expenditure Observer for Parliamentary Constituency; Addl Commissioner (Income Tax) Shri Rajesh Kumar who is the Expenditure Observer for Assembly Constituencies (17-22); Jt. Commissioner (Excise) Shri Devesh Gupta who is the Expenditure Observer for Assembly Constituencies (23-28) and Shri Ravi Patel who is the Expenditure Observer for Sangha AC arrived in the state yesterday had their first review meetings with various groups today. In the morning the Expenditure Observers first conducted the meeting with Assistant Expenditure Observers (AEOs) and they were briefed about the Expenditure Monitoring Mechanism for the upcoming General Elections 2019.
The Expenditure Observers then met with the Accounting Teams and were given a brief about the general guidelines of the Election Commission of India on Expenditure Monitoring and all doubts raised by participants were also clarified by them.
This was followed by a meeting with the SP East Shri Hemraj Rai, Dy Commissioner (Excise) Smt Binita Sharma, Dy Commissioner (Income Tax) Shri Suraj Bhan Garhwal on the preparations being made for ensuring coordination among all agencies involved in Expenditure Monitoring for upcoming General Elections 2019.
The phone numbers of the Expenditure Observers are:
1. Shri Vinayak Azad, Observer PC: 6294254045
2. Shri Rajesh Kumar, Observer AC (17-22): 9064595948
3. Shri Devesh Gupta, Observer AC (23-28): 6294266747
4. Shri Ravi Patel, Observer 32 Sangha AC: 7076988286