Collectors requested to submit a list of poll containers obtainable of their respective districts by July 26.
Bhubaneswar: The State Election Fee (SEC), Odisha has begun the method for basic election to Panchayati Raj Establishments (PRIs) to be held in early 2022.
The Fee wrote a letter to all Collectors asking them to submit a list of poll containers obtainable of their respective districts by July 26.
“The Fee is in protracted correspondence with districts to establish the supply of poll containers, each in good in addition to in repairable situation,” reads the letter.
The SEC expressed its discontentment over the figures submitted by districts and mentioned correct stock has not been finished at district degree. It mentioned the figures have been submitted in a mechanical method which are discovered to be a lot lower than the poll containers equipped to the district.
“It’s now proposed to have central counting at block headquarters as a substitute of counting at sales space degree within the subsequent Panchayat election 2022, for which the requirement of poll containers can be whole variety of cubicles within the district. Due to this fact there might be a considerable improve within the variety of poll containers that might be utilized in these elections,” the letter additional reads.
The Fee directed the Collectors to make sure stock of poll containers obtainable within the district finished by a senior district official, ideally the ADM or PD DRDA, and submission of precise figures to the Fee by July 26.