Training programme for women polling personnel held at Kargil

KARGIL: In view of the upcoming elections here, a special training programme for women personnel to be deployed as Presiding Officers and Polling Officers was held at Conference Hall Baroo here Thursday.
The training programme was held under the overall supervision of the District Election Officer (DEO), Kargil Baseer ul Haq Choudhary.
Deputy District Election Officer Nargis Banoo chaired the training session during which the Assembly Level Master Trainers (DLMTs) Aga Syed Jamal, Gulzar Hussain Danish and Ali Haider conducted the training and demonstrated the usage of Electronic Voting Machines and Voter Verified Paper Audit Trail to the participants. The women personnel also had a hands-on trial of the equipments.
Meanwhile, the trainers also enlightened the participants about the roles and responsibilities of presiding and polling officers during the polling process.
The Deputy District Election Officer while speaking on the occasion exhorted on the women polling personnel to discharge their polling duties with utmost dedication and commitment so as to ensure the conduct of elections in a free, fair, transparent and ethical manner.