District Election Officer (DEO) Ganderbal, Hashmat Ali Khan today chaired a high-level meeting to finalise the arrangements put in place for smooth conduct of the April 18 Lok Sabha Elections in the district.
The meeting was attended by DDEO, Assistant Returning Officers besides other Nodal officers of the district.
The meeting discussed all election-related matters like deployment of polling staff, distribution and collection of polling related material, functioning of constituted teams, transportation, besides necessary arrangements at Distribution-cum-Collection centers including establishment of control rooms, Help Desk, first aid, sanitation plan, installation of Public addressing System for necessary announcements, refreshment for polling staff etc. were discussed in detail.
The basic facilities kept available at the polling stations including water, electricity, toilets and wash-rooms, establishment of strong rooms, regulation of traffic and parking, communication plan etc. were also discussed in the meeting.
The DEO while interacting with designated Nodal Officers exhorted upon them to work with utmost dedication and in coordination with each other to ensure hassle-free voting, collection and dispatch of polling related material and smooth functioning of Electronic Voting Machines, Voter-Verified Paper Audit Trail machines on the polling day across all polling stations.