The first phase of training schedule for the polling staff (POs/ P1/P2/P3) of District Bandipora in view of upcoming municipal elections started from today.
Under the first phase, training to Presiding officers was provided in the conference Hall of DC office Bandipora. The trainees were acquitted with the operation of EVMs and allied papers for the smooth conduct of ensuing municipal elections.
During training District Election Officer (DEO) Bandipora, Dr Shahid Iqbal Choudhary addressed to the presiding officers, undergoing training for the upcoming elections. The DEO appreciated the master trainers and poll staff for their dedication in training. He said it is essential for every Presiding Officer to understand his role and responsibilities properly and shall perform their duties in a professional and competent manner for successful elections in the district. He advised the trainees to go through the Election handbooks for acquiring proper knowledge about poll process. All facilities and proper support from the district administration will be provided to the polling staff, said DEO.
During the training, the participants were briefed about the duties and functions of polling officers. The training to POs was provided by the master trainers Rafiq Ahmad Parray-Principal Government Girls Higher Secondary School Bandipora, Mohammad Ramzan Bhat – Principal Hr. Secondary School Aloosa, and Ghulam Mohammad Lone – Nodal Officer SVEEP. According to Dy. Election Officer Bandipora training to polling staff P1 shall be conducted on 22nd and for P2 and P3 on 24th of this month.