Circular No.209/SEC-B2/2017 AP SEC Election Duty Exempted Persons Rules

Circular No.209/SEC-B2/2017 AP SEC Election Duty Exempted Persons Rules. Circular No.209/SEC-B2/2017 No.209/SEC-B2/2017 Date: 27.11.2017 Sub: Elections – Ordinary elections to Gram Panchayats – Appointment of Returning Officers and Polling Personnel – Instructions – Issued. 
Ref: APSEC Notification No.207/SEC-B2/2017, dated 27.11.2017
Ordinary elections to Gram Panchayats in the State are to be held before expiry of the term of existing bodies on 01.08.2018

Circular No.209/SEC-B2/2017 AP SEC Election Duty Exempted Persons Rules

As per the Circular No.209/SEC-B2/2017 No.209/SEC-B2/2017 Date: 27.11.2017 of AP State Election Commission and Rule 3 of this Circular:

3. APPOINTMENT OF POLLING PERSONNEL: 
A. Obtaining Lists of Polling Personnel:
  • (b) As more number of polling personnel will be required for the conduct of elections, all the gazetted and non-gazetted Government servants shall be drafted as election personnel. The District election Authority should in no case exempt any individual, except under extraordinary circumstances when the employee substantiates his plea for exemption with documentary evidence.
B. Exempted categories: 
The Commission has exempted certain officers from being drafted for election duty in view of essential nature of duties / service discharged by them. 
(a) The officers and staff of following departments will not be requisitioned for deployment of election duty – 
  • (i) Judicial officers of all cadres. 
  • (ii) Doctors and Compounders working in veterinary hospitals.
  • (iii) Doctors, Nurses, ANMs working in Health Department. 
  • (iv) Staff of All India Radio. 
  • (v) Staff of Doordarshan. 
  • (vi) Ayurvedic, Unani & Homeopathic Medical Officers of Ayush Dept. 
  • (vii) Officers and staff engaged in maintenance of essential services like electricity, water supply, etc. 
(b) The operational/technical staff of BSNL, MTNL will be requisitioned for election duty only in unavoidable circumstances. 

(c) Officer/staff of commercial banks located in rural area and if happens to be a single officer branch, need not be deployed. 
(d) All such women, who are in advanced stage of pregnancy, whether on maternity leave or not, or who are otherwise on medical advice not fit for any rigorous, hazardous work, shall be exempted from election duty. The same will apply to women who are breastfeeding a newly born child.  

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