As the elections for Greater Visakhapatnam Municipal Corporation (GVMC) and two municipal elections at Narsipatnam and Yelamanchili, approaching, district officials headed by District Collector and District Election Officer V. Vinay Chand are in full swing to make sure all required arrangements to be in place in 1,712 polling centres.
Speaking to Hello Vizag, V. Vinay Chand said that we will organise the elections with responsibility and coordination among all the staff and make it a success by following poll guidelines to ensure a peaceful election. We also provide basic amenities at the polling centres. Apart from this, we will also give proper training to ensure COVID-19 safety protocol followed at the polling centres.
I have also directed all the Zonal Commissioners should arrange storeroom and distribution centre in their zones and work in coordination with the nodal officers. Towards this, zonal commissioners will inspect all the polling centres to check whether all the amenities are provided, he added.
Stating further he said, proper care will be taken in arranging like transportation of ballot boxes, ballot slips, reception centres, checking whether the Model Code of Conduct (MCC) is being violated and making police bundobust.