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Over 15,000 Staff to Undergo Poll Training

Sessions to be held in 16 schools and colleges; demonstration on EVMs, filling up of election forms will form part of programme

Published: 30th March 2014 07:48 AM  |   Last Updated: 30th March 2014 07:48 AM   |  A+A-

The government employees from the Departments of Revenue, School Education, Rural Development, Registration, Agriculture, Horticulture, Highways and School and College Teachers will be selected for the conduct of general elections on April 24.

The staff would be involved in the conduct of polls in as many as 3,272 booths in Vellore and Arakonam constituencies.

According to a press release from the district Collector R Nanthagopal, 15,697 officials would be involved in the election process and would undergo training to handle the election at the following 16 venues which are school and college premises: Government Muslim Higher Secondary School, Voorhees College in Vellore taluk, Government Boys Higher Secondary School, Government Girls Higher Secondary School and Vani Vidyalaya in Gandhinagar in Katpadi taluk, Government Arignar Anna Government Women’s College in Wallajah taluk, SSS College in Arcot taluk, Hindu Higher Secondary School in Ambur taluk, Islamiah College for Men in Vaniyambadi taluk, Government Girls Higher Secondary School in Arakonam and Government Boys Higher Secondary School in Sholinghur in Arakonam taluk, KMG Arts and Science College in Gudiyattam taluk, Government Higher Secondary School at Vakkanampatti, Government Higher Secondary School in Jolarpet, Government Boys Higher Secondary School and Meenakshi Girls Higher Secondary School in Tirupattur taluk.

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