Port Blair, Feb 6: The Director, Panchayat & Municipal Elections, Shri Suneel Anchipaka, IAS alongwith the ADM (SA), SDM (SA), AC (S), Returning Officers, Tehsildar Port Blair, Asst. Returning Officer and officials from the line departments made random visit to the polling stations in around Port Blair to review the ‘Assured Minimum Facilities’ (AMFs) in the polling stations in connection with the ensuing Panchayat & Municipal Elections.

During the visit the Director (P&ME) issued instructions to the concerned officials of the line departments to ensure that the AMFs such as Signage, Help Desk, Ramp, Toilets, Drinking Water, Separate Entry and Exit, Lighting, and Furniture as specified by the Election Commission should be made ready for the smooth conduct of the polling for the Panchayat & Municipal Elections.

He further directed the Returning Officers of the concerned Polling Stations to monitor and ensure with the line departments that the AMFs are ready by the polling day for the smooth conduct of polls for the ensuing Panchayat & Municipal Elections.