To ensure smooth conduct of counting of votes on March 10, 2022, a training session was held today here at district administrative complex, for the counting staff for all nine assembly segments. Presiding over the session, Deputy Commissioner Ghanshyam Thori that elaborate arrangements have been made for smooth conduct of counting. He also said that the counting centres have been set up inside the premises or Government Meritorius School, Government Arts and Sports College, and Director Land Records. He also said that keeping in view the Covid-19 pandemic, this time two counting halls have been set up for each assembly segment so that strict adherence to covid appropriate behaviour could be ensured.
There would be seven tables in each hall, he said adding couting supervisor, counting assistant, and micro observers would be deployed at these tables. He also said that as per ECI guidelines, no one including candidate or their counting agents would be allowed to carry mobile phones inside counting centres. The round wise results would be uploaded on ECIs website and counting of next round would be initiated immideatly after completion of preceding one.Meanwhile, district level master trainers imparted training to counting staff about handling of EVM machines during the entire procedure besides counting of ETPBS and ballot votes. The dry run for ETPBS counting was also held besides providing hands on training on encore counting module. Likewise, training about video recording of entire procedure, handling of EVM machines, reporting of round wise results was also given to entire staff.On the occasion all Returning Officers, Assistant Returning Officers, Tehsildar Election Sukhdev Singh, Kanoongo Rakesh Kumar were also present.