Chandigarh, 24 January 2020: The CEO Punjab will confer general category awards to the three DCS, one SSP and one ADC on voters Day, January 25 at SBS Nagar. The DC of Jalandhar Varinder Kumar Sharma has been selected for best election management. Isha Kalia DC of Hoshiarpur for best election management and Ramvir for best electoral roll management. SSP of Sangrur Sandeep Garg has been selected under IT initiatives in general category for police officer award. ADC Jasbir Singh has been selected for the Special Award under SVEEP.
Incidentally, all the three IAS officers happen to be from 2009 batch.
(Isha Kalia DC Hoshiarpur)
The awards would be conferred to the selected officers by the Chief Electoral Officer Punjab Dr S Karunaraju in a state level function to mark National Voters Day slated to take place today at Shaheed Bhagat Singh Nagar.
(SSP Sangrur Sandeep Garg IPS)
The Best Electoral Practices Awards are awarded every year on National Voters’ Day function for the innovative practices during the elections.
Reacting on the development, DC Varinder Sharma said that the award was recognition of the hard work and concerted efforts made by the administration to conduct smooth and hassle free elections in the district. Sharma said that the entire team of Jalandhar administration deserves applause for this award.