LATEST ACTIVITIES IN DISTRICT
SVEEP campaign to be intensified: DEO Reasi(10 Nov 2014)
Taking cue from the successful campaign to enlist voters and bring them to the polling booth under SVEEP during the Parliamentary Elections in Reasi, the District Administration Reasi has intensified campaign of SVEEP (Systematic Voters Education and Electoral Participation) during the past few weeks.
The idea is to enhance the poll percentage cent per cent, added District Election Officer Reasi Shabir Ahmad Bhat in a meeting to review the SVEEP awareness. He further added that the focus is involving youth and will have components such as mass pledge, rallies, conferences, Rangoli and painting competitions, street plays and catchy slogan splash etc. “We are targeting all segments right from schoolchildren to pensioners and to college students,” he added.
Additional Deputy Commissioner Reasi –Shiv Kumar Gupta said, SVEEP campaign is working successfully in the district and all booth level officers have been directed to create awareness among the voters. Now the need of the hour is that intensive efforts should be made to motivate maximum number of voters to cast their ballots on 02 December, he added.
Nodal Officer SVEEP-Dr Jagdish Mehra informed that today at all the government offices/ schools/colleges a mass pledge was taken by all that they will exercise their franchise and will also urge friends, relatives, parents and eligible voters in their families to exercise their franchise. The school children were also made to carry voting pledge letters to their homes added Dr Mehra. The pledge campaign was initiated from office of District Election Officer, which was attended by ADC-Shiv Kumar Gupta, RO-Reasi Tilak Raj Sharma, CPO Reasi and all the staff members of DC Office.
A painting competition was also organized under SVEEP at Government Girls higher secondary school Reasi on the topic ‘Doo minute vote ke liye’ and "My vote, my right, my pride", in which large number of students took part.