Jamshedpur, Sept 21: Singhbhum Chamber of Commerce & Industry (SCCI) is all set to have the Elections for the term 2015 to 2017 on Tuesday, September 22, 2015. Total of 1380 members will cast their votes were 26 executive committee members and 10 office bearers after Vijay Anand Moonka was elected Vice-President (PRW) unopposed. For 10 office-bearers 21 candidates will be contesting while for 23 executive committee members 53 have filed nominations.
Talking about the arrangements made for the election to be conducted peacefully, Election Officers P.S Jain, Deepak Dokania, Ramakant Gupta, N.K Jain and Sunil Bagrodia jointly addressed the press meet on the eve of the election on Monday at Chamber Bhawan.
The officers first of all appealed the members to co-operate for having free, fair and transparent election. They said that voter with valid ID card issued by the chamber or government will be allowed entry from the main gate of the chamber after which they will have to go to first floor to collect their voter slip later to the second floor from were slip will be issued with ballot paper and vote will be cast.
The member will have to either provide the firm name and representative registered before casting the vote. Deepak Dokania informed that 32 polling booths will be there so that vote can be cast without any problem. 5 separate tables will be provided membership number wise and there will be a help desk to sort out confusions.
Talking about the security arrangements, N. K Jain said, ‘Adequate number of private security guards and police personnels will be provided at all relevant locations. A Magistrate shall also be deployed by the local authorities. 12 CCTV Cameras have been installed with recording facility at the venue along with first aid box and qualified doctor will be present at the chamber Bhawan.
Fire Brigade facility will also be there and the road in front of the chamber will be one way till the election results are announced”, added Jain.
Sunil Bagrodia said, all winning candidates will be issued certificates and no canvassing will be allowed inside the premises of Chamber Bhawan.
He said that maximum five representatives from each panel will be allowed during the entire election process while candidates/representatives of 11 office bearers will be allowed inside as the counting starts around 6.30 pm.
Sunil further informed that the voting time is 12pm to 5pm but it can be extended of members are inside the venue waiting for their turn. Lady voters, senior citizens and people with medical problems will be given first preference for voting, added Sunil.
Deepak Dokania also informed that once the AGM gets over, the chamber bhawan will totally be under our control and we have a strong team of 35 election officers.