The Secretary, APSEC while enclosing the representation of the AP-JAC, Amaravathi has informed that the State election Commission considers that it is necessary to declare “OD” to all polling personnel who have to stay back for longer hours till late in night due to delay in counting on the next day of poll and requested the Commissioner, PR&RD and Election Authority to take necessary in the matter.
The Commissioner, PR&RD vide reference 3rd cited has enclosed letter received from the Secretary, APSEC and requested the Government for issue of suitable orders on the proposal to declare next day of polling duty/ counting as compensatory holiday to the employees who have attended polling duty for the elections to the local bodies in view of guidelines already issued by the Government in the reference 1st cited directing all the leave sanctioning authorities, to grant Special Casual Leave on the next day of poll to their staff members, whose services have been utilized as Presiding Officers and Assistant Presiding Officers during the General/Bye Elections to House of People and Andhra Pradesh Legislature (both Assembly and Council Constituencies) on production of a leave letter together with the Election duty Certificate issued by the concerned Returning Officer at reception centre for the said purpose.
Government have examine the matter and hereby authorize the Commissioner, PR&RD., A.P., Guntur to issue instructions to the concerned, to extend the provisions of Special Casual Leave which contained in G.O. 1st cited to all the polling personnel who have to stay back for longer hours till late in night due to delay in counting on the next day of polling during the elections to local bodies.
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