The engineers will also come to Surat and 49 engineers will make voting machines in a phased manner.
Surat : Preparations for the Lok Sabha elections have started, a team of high officials has already reached the ground in Surat, from the first level checking of the voting machines, various tasks have been assigned to the officials, for which the army of Additional Collector, Mamlatdar, Nayab Mamlatdar has been put to work. April 2024 Then the Lok Sabha elections can be announced, now six to eight months are left for the Lok Sabha elections so the team of officials is on the ground. Firstly, the first level checking of the voting machine will be done. For this, the officials will take out the EVM from the box from October 3rd, from October 3rd i.e. from tomorrow, the voting machine will be checked all over Gujarat. The verification of 8000 voting machines of Surat will be started. Althan area of Surat has been selected for the first level verification of voting machines. Voting machines will be verified in the warehouse of Althan, however the entire operation has been ordered to be completed within 25 days.
After the Gujarat assembly elections, 8000 machines in good condition were kept aside at a warehouse in Althan. Now from 3rd October these 8000 BUCU and VV PET will be checked. For that, the help of 46 engineers of BHEL company will be taken, it has been ordered to check all the EVMs under the supervision of the expert engineer of BHEL company which manufactures the EVM machine. 8000 voting of Surat 12 engineers will be present at the first stage to test the machine. After completing the work in other districts, the engineers there will also come to Surat, and 49 engineers will make voting machines in a phased manner.
After April 2024 Lok Sabha elections can be announced anytime, so efforts have also been made to prepare a list of employees who are engaged in election operations, each government department has been instructed to send a list of their deeds. The purpose behind this list was that March There should be no mistake in the names of the employees retiring after 2024 or the employees who have already passed away or the employees who have taken voluntary retirement and the list should contain only the names of the surviving and working employees, so all the officials have been given a clear instruction to take care of the list.