Monday, January 30, 2023

Workshop on first level checking of EVMs & VVPATs

A workshop on first level checking of Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs) and Voter Verifiable Paper Audit Trail (VVPATs) for the district election officers (DEOS) and deputy DEOs (FLC-in-charge/FLC supervisors) was conducted on Saturday in the conference hall of the Forest Office Complex, Dimapur.
In a press release, chief electoral officer (CEO) Nagaland, V. Shashank Shekhar informed that a full day workshop was organised by the Election Commission of India in connection with the upcoming general election to Nagaland Legislative Assembly (NLA) 2023.
Resource persons for the workshop were under secretary, O. P. Sahani, section officer, Pawan Bhattar and assistant section officer, Satish Kumar from the ECI and deputy CEO and national level master trainer for EVM-VVPAT, R. Mhathung.
During the workshop, the resource persons gave presentations on EVM technical and administrative safeguard, FLC process, doubt clearing on entire management and handling of EVMs/VVPATs in election process.
EVM/VVPAT Engineers from Electronic Cooperation of India Limited (ECIL), Hyderabad led by DGM, PC Mandal and technical officers, Vadicherla Dinesh Datta and Sourav Mandal gave presentation on use of Pre FLC-Unit (PFLCU) before conduct of FLC process, demonstrations on symbol loading in VVPAT using Symbol Loading Unit (SLU) and hands-on demonstration on EVMs and VVPATs.

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