District Collector Budhaprakash M. Jyothi has instructed the Sub-Collector to refer the medical certificates to Medical Board, submitted by the employees who were on medical leave during election period.

Following the complaints made by the Mandal Parishad Development Officers (MPDOs) that there was shortage of staff for elections, the Collector said all the staff deputed for election duties should attend without fail. Medical certificates submitted by the employees would be sent to Medical Board, and if the reasons for the absent is found false, action would be taken against the erring staff, he warned.

MPDOs complain that there is a shortage of staff for elections