EC to hold CEOs' conference ahead of Lok Sabha polls
By  IANS | Updated:  Jan 10, 2019, 06:10 PM
The Election Commission of India (EC) is holding a two-day conference of the Chief Electoral Officers (CEOs) starting Friday to review poll preparedness for the forthcoming Lok Sabha polls, an official release said on Thursday.
The conference will discuss key issues related to poll preparedness such as electoral rolls, polling station arrangements, EVM-VVPAT preparations, security management, voter education, use of IT applications, provision for budget, and manpower and other resources, among others.
"During the Conference, these CEOs will make comprehensive presentations of their poll preparedness on all important parameters. The Commission desires from the CEOs that elections are made totally voter-friendly," the EC said in the release.
"The Commission will also review the status of vulnerability mapping, security planning, availability of police forces and their requirement during forth coming Lok Sabha elections. The Commission has already given a checklist to all CEOs on each important parameter and detailed report has been sought from them on each point of checklist," it added.
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