Kupwara: On the directions of District Election Officer (DEO) Kupwara, the Election Office Kupwara on Tuesday conducted a one day training programme for Returning Officers (ROs) and Assistant Returning Officers (AROs) here in the anticipation of Municipal Elections.
The daylong training session was chaired by General Manager DIC, Sameer Jan. The training was attended by ROs, AROs, and concerned election officials.
During the training session, ROs and AROs were imparted training about their role and responsibilities, election management, nomination process, scrutiny of nomination papers, withdrawal of candidature, EVM management, conduct of polls, counting and declaration of results besides provisions of the model code of conduct imposed after notification of Elections.
A thorough question answer session was also held to clear the doubts about the procedures and rules for the conduct of free, fair, and transparent Elections in the district.
The GM emphasized the critical role of ROs and AROs, and urged them to prepare in advance the action plan for the upcoming elections and acquaint themselves with necessary information and latest directions of CEO J&K, to ensure transparent and fair Municipal Elections in the district.