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Special training workshop organized for acquainting EROs and AEROs about C-vigil app

Punjab Tribune Bureau | March 15, 2019 06:50 PM

This historic initiative of ECI aimed at ensuring effective implementation of model code of conduct- ADC

 

 JALANDHAR: The district administration today organized a special training workshop for the Election Registration Officers (EROs) and Assistant Election Registration Officers (AEROs) to acquaint them of the newly launched C-vigil app by the Election Commission of India (ECI).

         

Inaugurating the workshop, Additional Deputy Commissioner cum Additional District Election Officer Kulwant Singh said thatthe Election Commission of India has introduced C-Vigil app for effective implementation of the Model Code of Conduct and resolution of election related complaint in an expedite manner. He said that this app aims at ensuring prompt action against every complaint regarding the violation of Model Code. Kulwant Singh said that any individual could upload video clip or picture regarding the violation of Model Code of Conduct.

The Additional District Election Officer said that as soon as the complaint was lodged action has to be initiated on it and it has to be resolved within 100 minutes. He said that if the complainant doesn’t want to get identified then his credentials has to be kept secret. Kulwant Singh said that this was a historic initiative of the Election Commission of India which was aimed at strengthening democracy at grass root level adding that every officer has to perform their duty zealously to ensure that this app proves to be a boon for the voters. 

On the occasion, Assistant Commissioner Himanshu Jain apprised the participants about modalities involved in operating Cvigil (Web/ Android Base application). He asked the officers to make sure that the complaints received on the app were disposed at the earliest to make it a huge success.

Prominent amongst others present on the occasion included Sub Divisional Magistrate Paramvir Singh and Rajesh Sharma, Secretary RTA Dr. Nayan Jassal and others.  

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