2019 Lok Sabha Polls: CEC holds 2-day conference for Poll preparedness

Election Commission of India (ECI)
Election Commission of India (ECI). (File Photo: IANS)

New Delhi,Jan 10: The Election Commission of India is holding a two-day Conference on 11th and 12th January 2019 of the Chief Electoral Officers (CEOs) to review poll preparedness of the forthcoming General Elections to the Lok Sabha.

Chief Election commissioner of India Sunil Arora on January 8 reviewed the election preparedness of Punjab, Haryana and Chandigarh with top officers of the two states and UT.

The Commission discussed multifarious issues related to provision of Assured Minimum Facilities (AMFs) at the Polling Stations, strengthening of manpower and infrastructure of CEO’s offices, filling up of all vacant positions of elections functionaries at the field level, availability of EVMs/VVPATs and other election material, adequate budget provisions etc.

The Chief Electoral officers of Punjab, Haryana and UT of Chandigarh also briefed the Chief Election commissioner (CEC) about the progress of Special Summary Revision, Voter Helpline (1950) and other IT related Applications.

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