Imphal, September 14, 2021: Four day Certification Programme for the Assistant Returning Officers (AROs) of Chandel, Ukhrul, Senapati, Churachandpur,
Tamenglong and Kangpokpi was today inaugurated by the Joint Chief Electoral Officer, Manipur Shri Ramananda Nongmeikapam at
the Conference Hall of Chief Electoral Officer, Manipur, Lamphelpat.
The training programme will be held from the 14th – 17th September, 2021. The training comprises of four sessions to be conducted by resource persons.
Joint Chief Electoral Officer, Manipur Shri Ramananda Nongmeikapam informed that the certification programme is the first batch being conducted by Chief Electoral Officer,
Manipur, Lamphelpat. The second batch of training for the AROs of the remaining districts will also be held from 9th - 12thNovember, 2021. Training session for
Returning Officers (ROs) is scheduled from 26th to 29thOctober, 2021, he added.
On the first day of the training, resource persons Ashwani Malik, NLMT; S. K. Setia, NLMT and Munir Vohra, NLMT conducted the sessions on Nomination,
Scrutiny of Nomination, Withdrawal of Candidature and Allotment of Symbol and Postal Ballot.
On the second day, the same resource persons will conduct the training sessions on District Election Management Plan, Vulnerability Mapping, Qualification and Disqualification.
The third and fourth day session will be conducted by resource persons Yogesh Kumar, NLMT and V. Raghavendra, NLMT on Expenditure Monitoring, Polling Party and
Poll Day Arrangement, EVM-VVPAT Hands On, and EVM-VVPAT Administrative. The fourth day session will have Model Code of Conduct, Paid News and MCMC, ETBPS and Counting.
The inaugural day of the training was attended by Assistant Returning Officers and staffs of CEO Office Manipur and National Level Master Trainers (NLMTs).