: The second phase of the training programme for the booth level officials will begin in the district on April 3.

The training will be conducted in the following places: Erode East–Sengunthar Boys Higher Secondary School, Erode West–Erode Government Girls HSS, Modakurichi–Modakurichi Government Girls HSS, Perundurai–Perundurai Government Girls HSS, Bhavani–Bhavani Government Girls HSS, Anthiyur–Anthiyur Government Boys HSS, Gobichettipalayam–Diamond Jubilee Boys HSS, Bhavanisagar–Thimmaiyanputhur Government Girls HSS.

Over 8,600 officials will be trained during the second phase, a press release says. Stern action will be initiated against the officials who fail to attend the training programmes, the release adds.