J&K: Bandipora administration organizes training for polling staff
In the Indian union territory of Jammu and Kashmir, the District Election Authorities of Bandipora district organized a special training session for Returning Officers (ROs), Assistant Returning Officer (AROs).
The training session was chaired by Deputy Commissioner Bandipora and District Election Officer, Dr Owais Ahmad in the presence of Assistant Commissioner Revenue, Master Trainers and other senior district officers.
The trainers sensitized the participants about model code of conduct, nomination process, scrutiny of nomination forms, withdrawal of candidature and procedure for submission of various forms by the candidates including affidavit and other documents.
A detailed presentation was given by the trainers regarding scrutiny, filling up of nominations, rejection of nominations, and qualification of nominations and completion of the polling process till the conclusion of the declaration of the results.
On the occasion, Dr Owais Ahmad directed the officers to take advantage of these training sessions to polish their skills so that those skills can be put to practice in any future election or by-election.
He said owing to COVID-19 pandemic, online training sessions shall also be organized to train selected government employees for the polling process.