Gangtok, Jan 22 (IPR)
A Video Conference of the Chief Secretaries, Chief Electoral Officers, Director General of Police (DGPs) and senior officials of twelve States (Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Bihar, Jharkhand, Maharastra, Manipur, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Nagaland, Sikkim, Tripura and West Bengal) was organized by Election Commission of India, this afternoon.
Chief Secretary A.K. Shrivastava made a comprehensive presentation to the Commission on the key areas of preparations in the State for the forthcoming Lok Sabha Elections 2019.
A comprehensive review of agendas and strategies preparedness of the States prior to General Election 2019 was conducted through Video Conference by Election Commissioner of India Sunil Arora.
Through this Video Conference, each and every aspect of conduct of election including availability of sufficient budget, manpower, resources, SVEEP, planning, polling station arrangements and IT applications including Security were discussed in detail and the preparedness of States on each of these parameters was assessed.
Arora informed that very soon officials from Election Commission of India will visit all the twelve States to take stock of upcoming Election preparedness.