Port Blair, May 15: The Election Commission of India has conducted a video conference with the Assistant Returning Officers and technical team of Chief Electoral Office & RO’s Office today for training and instructions on the counting module in ENCORE application in connection with General Election to Lok Sabha-2024.

For the learning and testing of the counting module of ENCORE, the technical team of Election Commission of India through PPT presentation briefed about important instructions and the steps to be followed for the data entry of EVM votes, postal ballot votes and the result declaration. The Commission has designed the roles and responsibilities at each officer level in ENCORE counting application. The counting process is implemented in two parts i.e., pre-counting process and counting day process.

The Chief Electoral Officer, A&N Islands, Shri B.S. Jaglan, IAS informed that all necessary arrangements as per the Commission’s instructions have been made for the smooth counting at the Counting Centre at JNRM, Port Blair. The Assistant Returning Officer, Shri Anand Vardhan Mishra, technical teams of Chief Electoral Office & Returning Officer’s Office attended the video conference virtually from the Conference hall of RO Office, South Andaman.