The Election Commission of India (ECI) has selected the District Collectors of Visakhapatnam, Chittoor and West Godavari for the Best Electoral Practices Award.
The ECI confers the awards every year to selected officers and organisations from across the nation for their distinguished services in the electoral process.
The award will be presented at a function to be held on the occasion of the 13th National Voters’ Day on January 25 at Tummalapalli Kalakshetram in Vijayawada.
Gajuwaka Assembly Segment Electoral Officer D. Lakshmareddy was also selected as the Best Electoral Officer and Sunitha of Gajuwaka Polling Booth 159 was selected as the Best Polling Booth Officer.
The awards will be presented for outstanding performance in the registration of new voters, youth, women and other communities, and organising mass awareness campaigns, District Collector A. Mallikarjuna told The Hindu.