Port Blair, April 10: As part of the preparations for the ensuing General Elections-2024, the third & final round training for the Presiding Officers and the Polling Officers engaged in Election duty for Ferrargunj Tehsil was organised at the Dr. B.R. Ambedkar Institute of Technology (DBRAIT) auditorium here today.

Initiating the training, the resource person, Shri Som Naidu, DANICS (Retd.) said, Presiding Officers should follow scrupulously the prescribed election procedures to conduct the poll in a flawless manner at the Polling Station. He also clarified doubts by the participants on Postal Ballot, Test Vote, Challenged Vote etc. Shri Som Naidu further stated that the polling should start in all the polling booths sharp at 7 am without fail for which all the Polling Officials have to be in their respective booths early so as to complete all the formalities including mock polls for the smooth start of the voting on the day of poll.

Later, a hands on training on EVM and VVPAT machine was carried out by the Master Trainers.