First round of training for Assistant Expenditure Observer conducted successfully in West Sikkim

Gyalshing, 26 Feb (IPR): The First Round of Training for Assistant Expenditure Observer was conducted by the District Election Cell at DAC Conference Hall. The programme was chaired by District Collector, West, Dr. A.B. Karki, Additional District Collector, West, Shri Karma Lodey Lepcha, Sub Divisional Magistrate, West, Shri Tushar G. Nikhare, SDM, Yuksam, Dr. Sonam R. Lepcha, and Accounts Officer, Human Resource Development Department, Shri Ashap Sharma.

Deputy Chief (Pay & Accounts), Shri K.B. Subba, was the master trainer for the programme wherein he explained all the necessary procedures to be followed by the AEOs during the time of elections. The training was mainly for the AEOs and their supporting staffs. Accounts Officer, HRDD, Shri Ashap Sharma, has been appointed as Nodal Officer for Election Expenditure Monitoring.

It may be recalled that the first round of training for Sector Magistrates, Flying Squad, Static Surveillance and Video Surveillance Teams was also conducted on 21st February, 2019 at the Zilla Conference Hall in Kyongsa. The Sector Police officers were also trained and appointed by Superintendent of Police, West. 

A total of 21 names have been selected for the Sector Magistrates, 08 teams each for Flying Squad, Static Surveillance, Video Surveillance and 01 Nodal Officer as informed by the ADC (W).