IMPHAL, Sep 14 : Four-day Certification Programme for the Assistant Returning Officers (AROs) of Chandel, Ukhrul, Senapati, Churachandpur, Tamenglong and Kangpokpi was inaugurated by the Joint Chief Electoral Officer, Manipur Ramananda Nongmeikapam at the Conference Hall of Chief Electoral Officer, Manipur, Lamphelpat today.
The training programme comprising four sessions will continue till September 17.
Joint Chief Electoral Officer, Manipur, 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 November 9 to 12. Training session for Returning Officers (ROs) is scheduled from October 26 to 29, he added.
On the first day of the training, resource persons Ashwani Malik, NLMT; SK Setia, NLMT and Munir Vohra, NLMT conducted sessions on "Nomination, Scrutiny of Nomination, Withdrawal of Candidature and Allotment of Symbol and Postal Ballot", Chief Electoral Officer Manipur said in a press release.
On the second day, the same resource persons will conduct the training sessions on "District Election Management Plan, Vulnerability Mapping, Qualification and Disqualification", the release said.
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", it continued.