General Elections to Lok Sabha-2024: Training for Zonal, Sectoral Magistrates held at Bandipora

BANDIPORA, MARCH 16: In run-up to upcoming Lok Sabha elections-2024, the District Administration Bandipora today organised a training program for zonal and sectoral magistrates at Town Hall, here.

The training program was aimed to equip zonal and sectoral magistrates with the knowledge, skills, and resources necessary to oversee the electoral process effectively.The training was presided over by DEO/DC Bandipora Shakeel Ul Rehman.Nodal Officer MCC/ADC Umar Shafi Pandit, ERO/ACR Shabir Ahmad Wani, and DyDEO Mohammad Rafeeq Bhat were also present on the occasion.

During the program, specific duties and powers of sectoral and zonal magistrates were discussed, emphasizing their pivotal roles in overseeing polling stations.The DEO on the occasion took feedback from the participants regarding the training provided to them besides discussed essentials of EVMs and electoral process.

The DEO stressed the importance of proper training and maintaining impartiality in carrying out duties for carrying out peaceful and smooth elections. He also urged master trainers to make the officers well equipped with their roles and responsibilities besides election related activities.