Hyderabad: M. Dana Kishore, DEO & Commissioner, GHMC today inaugurated the Model Polling Station at GHMC Head Office today. The idea of the Model Polling Station is to demonstrate the entire exercise of voting to the citizens and help them to clear the doubts if any in the process, this is equipped with all the materials including the VVPATs, EVMs. The main aim that most of the citizens visit GHMC Offices regularly for their civic needs etc., where they can have a look of the Model Polling Station to have a clear knowledge of voting process, said the DEO.
The GHMC is involving more than 30 NGOs and street plays Artists in the Hyderabad District Jurisdiction to increase the poll percentage covering 15 Assembly Constituencies. While interacting with the media after the inauguration of Model Polling Station last election polling percentage was only 53% the GHMC is planning to coordinate with various NGOs, RWAs, students, Youth, SHG etc., to increase the poll percentage with clear transparency to this effect on 20th a meeting has been arranged with them to have a proper coordination, said the DEO.
The DEO stated that a meeting has been conducted with the Supervisory Officers to inspect all the 3856 plus polling station to have a clear picture of providing basic minimum facilities. A meeting and training programme is being conducted on 17, 18, 19 with BLOs for clear understanding to perform their duties in a more appropriate manner.
Around 23,000 polling persons have been drafted for the election purpose. All together 40,000 officials are being working for election. The DEO said every official drafted for election must work with moral responsibility failing which action will be initiated as per the RP Act, with the help of C-vigil App 95 cases has been resolved said the DEO.