Bhubaneswar: The State Government has opened a 24×7 control room for the Income Tax Department to check cash movements during the ensuing elections.
Earlier on Monday, the State Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) directed all district Collectors-cum-Electoral Officers to create wide publicity on 24×7 control room and toll free number by Income Tax Department to check cash movements during the upcoming elections.
The control room has been set up in the Income Tax Department at Ayakar Bhawan Annex with BSNL toll free number 1800-345-7160 to facilitate quick inflow of information regarding cash movement from public simultaneous general and Assembly elections starting April 11 in the State.
The Election Commission of India (ECI) has made elaborate arrangements for free and fair elections. Election will be held in four phases in the State.