Final randomization for deployment of polling staff and micro observers held in presence of general observers
More than 20,000 employees to ensure free, fair and transparent polls in district: DEO-cum-DC Varinder Kumar Sharma
Ludhiana, February 18, 2022: The district administration today conducted final randomization to deploy polling staff and micro observers for the ensuing assembly polls in the presence of the general observers and District Election Officer-cum-Deputy Commissioner Varinder Kumar Sharma at the District Administrative Complex, here.
The randomization was held in the presence of the General Election Observers Annavi Dinesh Kumar IAS, Prabhanshu Kumar Srivastav IAS, Dev Raj Dev IAS, Shesh Nath IAS, TN Venkatesh IAS and Additional District Election Officer-cum-Additional Deputy Commissioner (General) Rahul Chaba.
The Randomization was held for deployment of around 20,000 employees from centre and state governments, banks and public sector undertaking who have been assigned polling duties. As per the requirement in election, the employees have been assigned duty as polling and supporting staff besides utilizing their services for micro-observers.
The randomization was aimed at assigning duties to the staff for the polling to take place on February 20. The randomization was done for deployment of polling parties at polling booths of the district. Several employees have been deputed as Presiding Officers (PRO), Polling Officers (PO) during the polls and adequate staff would also be deputed for counting to be held on March 10.
The DC stated that around 20,000 employees including polling staff and Returning Officer's supporting staff have been deployed on poll duties in the district. He said that no stone to be left unturned for smooth conduct of elections in Ludhiana.