Chief Electoral Officer India
The elections in country take place under the guidance of Election Commission. For the purpose of smooth administration each state has a Chief Electoral Officer who is responsible for supervising elections. He is responsible for preparing the electoral rolls in the state. He needs to communicate with the different departments of the election Commission. He is responsible for conducting fair and free elections in the state and make sure that no political parties get involved during the voting process.
Why every state need a CEO?
Every state need a Chief Electoral Officer to have unbiased and fair elections in the state. He is responsible to issue electoral cards to voters and make sure that the card does not have errors. He need to make sure that correct information is entered in the cards and get the cards corrected in case of mistakes. He is responsible to provide enough man power that is needed to conduct elections and get enough finance for the same. He needs to maintain law and order during elections. He needs to make people aware about the need to exercise the right to vote and make more people involved in the voting process.
Eligibility of CEO (Chief Electoral Officer)
The eligibility to be the CEO are as follows:
l He / she must be an Indian Citizen
l He / she must be an IAS officer
l He / she must not have any office of profit
l He / she must not have any connection with any political parties
l He / she must be working in any financial or banking institutions or in Court of Law.
Last Updated on 10/3/2013