Imphal: In connection with the ensuing Bye-Election to fill casual vacant seat in State Legislative Assembly Election, 2020, a two-day hands-on training of videography for all the deputed staffs for videography kicks off on Monday at the office of the Chief Electoral Officer, Lamphelpat, Manipur.
Senior consultant – PM, SEMT, Manipur, also in-charge of videography of polling stations, Bankimchandra Maisnam informed that step by step procedures on how to operate the videography equipment were thoroughly explained during the training.
Each of the deputed staff was assigned with all videography equipment including handy-cam with memory card, tripod stand, extension cord etc. to be used on the poll day, he asserted. He stressed that the main objective of using videography during elections is for submission of videographic evidence to the election observers on the following day of the poll.
Abiding the SOPs laid down for Covid-19 pandemic, all the 203 deputed videography staffs will be trained in a batch of 20 deputed staff per session, which will continue till Tuesday.
Chief Electoral Officer, Manipur has also taken up various safety measures to ensure voters a Covid-safe election for the upcoming Bye-Election in Manipur.