Gearing up for the Lok Sabha polls scheduled in phase-1 on April 11 in Ghaziabad, city District Magistrate (DM) and Uttar Pradesh police
Deputy Inspector General (DIG) on Friday inspected the counting centre and staff training centre in the city. They ensured the safety and security of voting machines.
“DM Ritu Maheswari inspected the counting centre at Grain market in Govindpuram where the voting machines would be kept and counting would be conducted,” said district information officer (DIO) Ranjana Sharma.
“After inspecting this place, the DM inspected the staff training centre in Kamla Nehru Nagar in Central Government Offices (CGO) complex.
She was accompanied by the police chief DIG Upendra Agrawal, executive engineer Public Works Department (PWD), Chief Development Officer (CDO) and Sub-Divisional Magistrates,” said Sharma.
“She had also directed the officials to acquire and secure 40 shops in the grain market where the voting machines would be kept in the safe custody of central forces.
She also directed to sanitize shops by all means where no security is breached up.
At the Kamla Nehru Nagar staff training centre she ordered to keep the camps clean and proper electrified from where the election teams would be dispatched,” said Sharma.