Finalises arrangements for board exams
According to a press statement issued here, the District Panchyat Election Officer (DPEO) Ganderbal, Shafqat Iqbal today chaired a meeting of Nodal Officers for Panchayat by-elections to sensitize them about their roles and responsibilities in the DDC, Panchayat and Urban Local Bodies (ULB) by-elections in the district. He also reviewed arrangements for smooth conduct of the upcoming elections.
At the onset of meeting, the Nodal officers were sensitized about their roles and responsibilities during various stages of elections. They were sensitized about process of nomination, scrutiny, polling material, implementation of model code of conduct, expenditure during election and other related arrangements.
The meeting also discussed various arrangements for smooth conduct of elections like security arrangements, establishment of control room, facilities at polling stations, communication plan, poll staff arrangements, availability of masks, and hand sanitizers at polling stations, COVID management plan, transport management and other relevant arrangements.
Speaking on the occasion, the DPEO stressed on working in coordination and synergy. He also directed for making all the requisite arrangements well in advance.
He also exhorted to ensure all basic facilities at each designated polling station and emphasized on assuring that the elections are conducted in a free, fair and transparent manner.
The meeting was attended by the SSP Ganderbal, Khalil Poswal, ADC, Farooq Ahmad Baba, ACR, ACD, Dy. DEO, and the CEO besides other designated nodal officers.
Meanwhile, the DDC also convened a meeting of the Education Department with concerned officers to finalize the arrangements for the forthcoming 11th and 12th class board exams.
During the meeting, it was informed that sufficient number of examination centres have been setup in the district with deployment of adequate staff to ensure smooth conduct of the exams.
The DDC stressed for making proper seating arrangement at the examination centres including power supply, drinking water, and traffic regulation, besides ensuring proper security arrangements.
During the meeting, it was given out that section 144 shall be implemented in and around all the examination centres in the district.