The Election Department Kishtwar today conducted a day-long training programme here at Conference Hall, New District Office Complex, to sensitize the EROs, AEROs (BDOs) and Panchayat Election Booth Officials (PEBOs) about Panchayat Electoral Roll Revision-2023.
Presiding over the function, District Panchayat Election Officer, (Deputy Commissioner, Kishtwar) Dr Devansh Yadav highlighted the importance of the electoral registration process and electoral roll revision.
He urged the participants to work with utmost dedication to complete the process of electoral registration and electoral roll revision within the given time frame. He urged all the government functionaries and other stakeholders to actively participate in the Panchayat Electoral Roll revision exercise to ensure that all eligible voters are enrolled in the Electoral Roll.
During the training programme, the participants were imparted training by SVEEP consultant/Master Trainer Sr. Lecturer DIET Kishtwar Riyaz Ahmed Butt about the registration process and briefed about the Forms to be used during the Panchayat Electoral Roll Revision.
They were instructed to take all necessary steps to bring the process to a logical end and prepare the error-free and healthy roll. Later, the DEPO also handed over Draft Panchayat Electoral Rolls, forms, banners, Assembly Electoral Rolls, and other related materials to PEBOs and other functionaries of the block.
Earlier, Deputy District Election Officer, Naresh Kumar informed that the Panchayat Electoral Roll Revision process has primarily commenced from December 21, 2022 with January 1, 2023 as the qualifying date for the registration of new voters. He briefed the participants about the forms including Form PER 2A, PER 2B, PER 2C and PER 2D to be used during the revision.
“Six special camps shall be organized during the revision period Viz on 31st dec. 2022,1st, 7th, 8th, 14th & 15th January 2023 during which the Booth Levels Officers (BLOs) shall remain available at the Polling Station locations with requisite Forms for the assistance of PEBOs and guidance of the electors,” he informed.
Among others, Electoral Registration Officers, ACR Kishtwar Varunjeet Singh Charak, ACD Kishtwar Atul Dutt Sharma, SDM Padder Dr Rishi Kumar Sharma, SDM Marwah Dr Mohsin Raza, DPO Sunil Bhutyal, ENT Sajjad Akhter, Assistant Electoral Officers (BDOs), PEBOs including VLW, MPW, GRS, Account Assistants Panchayat and other election officials attended the training programme.