District election officer (DEO) Naorem Praveen Singh of Imphal West district on Saturday chaired a meeting of the nodal officers of the district to oversee the preparedness on various fronts for the forthcoming 17th Lok Sabha polls 2019 in order to make the election process a success.
Various matters pertaining to manpower, training of polling personnel, transport management plan, communication plan, media, establishment of helpline and complaint redressal, expenditure monitoring, security, etc., were discussed during the meeting.
The DEO, who is the deputy commissioner of Imphal West district, also informed the officers about the ECI’s newly launched android-based app called ‘cVIGIL’, which stands for “citizens’ vigil’- an unique app for voters to report poll code violations.
The DEO further stated that ‘cVIGIL’ which is a new initiative of ECI to ensure prompt reporting of Model Code violations with proper evidence and in a time-bound manner will be operationalized for the first time in the state in the upcoming Lok Sabha election.
The DEO also asked the officers to remain vigilant and acquaint themselves with the knowledge, rules and guidelines of the Election Commission of India, so that the process of the election could be held smoothly and fairly.
The meeting was attended by ADM, Imphal West, election officer, Imphal West, additional superintendent of police (Law & Oorder), Imphal West district and nodal officers designated for various activities.