Amingaon(Assam), Mar 13: Election Commission of India Secretary Narendra N Butolia visited Kamrup district to take stock of the preparedness for the upcoming Assam Assembly election.
Butolia held meetings with Kamrup Deputy Commissioner and District Election Officer Vinod Seshan and other senior poll officials of the district yesterday, a government release said today.
During the interaction the ECI Secretary enquired about the 'E-Subidha' and 'E-Samadhan' and other poll related preparations and inspected some of the Cells constituted for smooth conduct of election process, the release said.
He also attended the training programme of the presiding and polling officers at DK College in Mirza besides inspecting some of the polling stations of the districts Butolia expressed satisfaction over the arrangements done by the Kamrup District Election office for free, fair and peaceful conduct of the election process, it added.
Meanwhile, Kamrup district has become the path bearer in introducing GPS system in flying squad vehicles installing the facility in 12 vehicles for central tracking of the squad vehicles.
For creating awareness, to sensitize the electors, to increase the voter turnout, ethical voting and to create a free, fair and peaceful atmosphere in Kamrup District a road show was organised at Chaygaon constituency today.
The road show will be conducted in all parts of the district in coming days to motivate people with DEO Vinod Seshan planning several innovative ideas to increase voter turnout by motivating the electors, particularly the youth and women throughout the four constituencies of Boko, Chaigaon, Palasbari and Hajo.
To help coordination among citizens, voters, political parties and election related officials a toll free phone number 1800-345-3975 has started functioning at the DC office in Amingaon, apart from a round-the-clock Control Room with phone number 0361-2684404 and 0361-2684407, the release added.