Khammam: The District Collector RV Karnan asked the officials to work with effective coordination in conducting the first phase MPTC-ZPTC elections which would take place on May 6.
He along with Commissioner of Police Tafseer Iqbal, Zilla Parishad Chief Executive Officer Ch Priyanka and other officials held a meeting with MPDOs, nodal officers and police officers here on Wednesday.
Collector Karnan told the MPDOs work in coordination with local police to make security arrangements at polling stations. In view of summer tents must be erected, drinking water and food must be supplied to polling staff at reception centres.
Commissioner of Police Iqbal asked the police officials to bind over persons with criminal records so as to ensure smooth and peaceful conduct of polling. Police personnel should be alert during polling and while shifting ballot boxes to strong rooms.
Additional DCP D Muralidhar, Assistant Collector Hanmanthu Kodimba, ACPs, Prasanna Kumar, G Venkat Rao, Ramoji Ramesh, J Sadaniranjan and Satyanarayana were present.