DC Jammu discusses schedule, procedure with Political representatives

Deputy Commissioner Jammu Avny Lavasa, who is also District Election Officer Jammu, discussed procedure and preparedness of district administration for the conduct of Special Summary Revision 2022 with the representatives of political parties, here at a meeting.
The DC briefed the meeting about the schedule of the Summary Revision 2022 and urged the political representatives to extend their cooperation in updating the electoral roll.
The Representatives of the political parties were also asked to appoint Booth Level Agents (BLAS ) at all the polling stations to assist the Booth Level Officers in conducting registration of new voters, removal of duplicities, addition and removal of non-existing voters.
The Participating representatives were informed that the Draft Publication of the Photo Electoral Rolls of all the Assembly constituencies shall be done on 15th of September 2022, while the qualifying date for inclusion of new voters is 1st of October and the claims and objections shall be received from 15th September to 25th October.
“Special Camps will be organised at all the polling stations on 24th and 25th September, 1st, 2nd, 15th and 16th of October. The BLOs will be available at their respective polling stations along with requisite forms on the above dates” she informed.
Responding to issues raised by the participating representatives, the chair issued directions to the concerned officers to take measures for redressal of the complaints related to election matters and Special Summary Revision 2022 and updation of Electoral Rolls.
It was informed that the general public can lodge their grievances / complaints on the telephone numbers 2571616, 2571912 in district Jammu.
Later, the Deputy Commissioner chaired a meeting of the District Level Task Force mandated to ensure safety of the bridges and removal of accumulated materials.
The Task Force has been constituted for taking urgent measures for safety of bridges and removal of accumulated material due to heavy rains, on an urgent basis.
The task force was directed to examine any threat to bridges due to the flash floods on account of accumulation of huge loads of river borne material and to ensure scientific removal of such material in a time bound manner.
The meeting was attended by ACR Piyush Dhotra; DMO Gulshan Kumar, SDMs, XENs and representatives of different executing agencies.