ADMINISTRATION

District Election Officer

– Section 13 AA of the Representation of the People Act, 1950 provides for the appointment of a District Election Officer in each district who shall be an officer of Government. Normally the District Collectors / District Magistrates / Deputy Commissioners are designated and notified as the District Election Officers (DEO) of their districts. The District Election Officer shall coordinate and supervise all work in the district or in the area within his jurisdiction in connection with the preparation and revision of the electoral rolls for all parliamentary, assembly and council constituencies within the district. The district election officer shall also perform such other functions as may be entrusted to him by the Election Commission and the chief electoral officer.

Electoral Registration Officer

– Section 13B of the Representation of the People Act 1950, the electoral roll for each constituency shall be prepared and revised by an Electoral Registration Officer (ERO). In east district an officer equivalent to Additional District Collector and Sub-Divisional Magistrate are appointed as ERO. One ERO may look after more than one Assembly Constituency. There are currently eight EROs in East district.

Assistant Electoral Registration Officer

– Section 13C of the Representation of the People Act provides for the appointment of one or more persons as Assistant Electoral Registration Officers (AERO) to assist the Electoral Registration Officers in the performance of their functions. The Assistant Electoral Registration Officers are competent to perform all the functions of the Electoral Registration Officers subject to the control of the Electoral Registration Officer. There are fourteen AEROs in east district. Most of them are Block Development Officers and equivalent to the Under Secretary except for AC-23 Shyari and AC-25 Upper Tadong.

Supervisory Officer

– According to Section 13 B (2) of RPA 1950, BLO Supervisor is appointed by District Election Officer who should be officials from class II of the State Government. Each BLO should have, under his charge, a maximum of 10 BLOs. He shall maintain check on quality of work done by Booth Level Officers and closely monitor their functioning. Every Assembly Constituency is appointed withone each Supervisory Officerin east district.

Booth level Officer

-Under Section 13 B (2) of RPA 1950, BLOs are appointed from amongst the officers of the Govt. /Semi Govt. /Local Bodies. One BLO is responsible for one part of electoral roll. The DEOs in consultation with the EROs of the AC appoint BLOs. There are 232 BLOs in east district. They shall continue to discharge responsibilities assigned to them by their parent offices.

HIERARCHY

Election Cell

is a section under DEO, headed by Under Secretary and the staff to support smooth functioning of Election related works DEO. The staffs are appointed by the Office of the Chief Electoral Officer. There is currently nine staff engaged in the cell.

ELECTION CELL
SL. NO NAME DESIGNATION CONTACT NO

1

Ms. KabitaSubba

Under Secretary

9593989591

2

Ms. Sabrina Pradhan

Assistant Programmer IT

9932114688

3

Mr. Narendra Kumar Sharma

LDC

7718489672

4

Mr. TashiBhutia

LDC

7407665136

5

Ms. Anjali Rai

LDC

8145446988

6

 

Ms. Kumari Pradhan (DC staff)

LDC

8906845635

6

Ms. BarshaRai

LDC

9647821312

7

Ms. RinzingBhutia

LDC

7478820672

8

Mr. Ujjwal Pradhan

Peon

9733155887

 

Election staff have been assigned Assembly Constituencies to monitor and working arrangement have been made for smooth functioning in the Cell.

ELECTION CELL STAFF
SL. NO NAME ACs Working arrangement

1

Ms. Sabrina Pradhan

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IT related, district election-database

2

Mr. Narendra Kumar Sharma

20, 24, 28 & 29

Accounts related, polling stations, SVEEP related, Misc

3

Mr. Tashi Bhutia

18, 25,  27 &32

EVM, VVPAT, Political Parties, Service Voters, RTI, Misc

4

Ms. Anjali Rai

16, 21, 22, & 26

Stationeries and Epic printing

5

 

Ms. Kumari Pradhan (DC staff)

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Check and verify (single window), file movement register entry, FIR record

6

Ms. Barsha Rai

17, 19 & 23

PwD, check and verify, Epic printing (Sub), Misc

7

Ms. Rinzing Bhutia

___

BLO, SVEEP related, Misc

8

Mr. Ujwal Pradhan

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File movement, out-letter delivery

Under Secretary closely monitor over all activities in the Cell and each file passes through her knowledge.

The channel of file movement in DEO office is:

CHANNEL OF MOVEMENT