Baluwkahani, Jan 9 (IPR)
A hand on training on EVMs & VVPATs for the Electoral Registration Officers, Assistant Electoral Registration Officers and Supervisory Officers was organized by the East District on 8th Jan 2019 at the Conference Hall, CEO office. The Chief Electoral Officer, Sikkim addressed the participants on the authenticity of the EVMs & VVPATs. He instructed all officers to go through the latest edition of Manual on EVM & VVPAT and to be abreast of all the latest directions by the ECI with respect to EVMs & VVPATs. The resource person of the training was Shri Bharani Kumaar, ADC/East. He explained the functioning of EVM & VVPAT with more emphasis on the newly introduced VVPAT. After the theoretical demonstration, a hands on practice session on the functioning of the EVM & VVPAT was conducted.