Kiphire, May 17 (DIPR): In view of the ensuing by-election of Nagaland Parliamentary Constituency 2018 which is scheduled to be held on May 28. The first round training for the polling personnel viz. Presiding Officers,1st, 2nd, 3rd & 4th polling officers was held at Government Higher Secondary School Kiphire started today and will conclude on May 18. The second round training will be conducted on May 21 and 22. The training venue will remain the same.
After the first session of training ADC Seyochung, Nchumbemo gave a briefing and said that due to shortage, the district was compelled to request manpower from the state capital in the last general election, however, the district will manage on its own this time. The ADC also informed head of offices not to ask any exemption unless a person is in sick bed, teachers & lecturers will also be detailed for polling duty.
ADC Seyochung informed all the Grade IV staff who are detailed for domestic purpose during polling to come and give their attendance during office hour. Nchumbemo urged the Presiding Officers to sincerely rectify properly and submit the polling materials. He informed that during the training absentees will be given an explanation call.