CEO chairs meeting with CMOs on cashless treatment of poll personnel


IMPHAL, Mar 23
Chief Electoral Officer (CEO), Manipur Pradeep Kumar Jha chaired a meeting with Chief Medical Officers (CMOs) of various districts at the Conference hall of the Office of the CEO, Manipur.
The meeting was held regarding cashless treatment for security, polling personnel and other employees who sustain injury or fall sick, while discharging duty in the poll process, said a release issued by the office of CEO Manipur.
During the meeting, Pradeep Kumar Jha advised the CMOs to be fully geared up for providing appropriate medical facilities to security, polling personnel and others on election duty.
He also briefed on other necessary arrangements to be taken up by the concerned CMOs during the election process.
State Nodal Officer (Health) Dr N Bino Singh made a presentation on the arrangement taken up by the Health Department which included constitution of two helicopter Rapid Response Teams (RRTs) one each for Imphal East and Imphal West, constitution of 60 Assembly Constituency RRT, State Command Center and District Command Center among others.
He also informed about the issuance of notification regarding facilities of security, polling personnel and everyone on election duty and how they can avail cashless treatment both in public and private health institutions in case of any unwanted injury/accident.
Additional Chief Electoral Officer Naorem Praveen Singh also attended the meeting.