Bhubaneswar: The two-day training programme for the Returning Officers relating to EVM, VVPAT slip and ballot paper counting began from today here, informed Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) Surendra Kumar.
The results of the Assembly and Lok Sabha elections will be announced on May 23.
As many as 79 ROs of 11 districts in the State attended the workshop on the first day.
Elaborate arrangements have been made by the State Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) for the workshop which will continue till 5 pm.
Later, the polling officials will attend the workshop at district level from May 15 to 18.
Earlier, Master trainers were trained on EVM, VVPAT slip and ballot paper counting.
Kumar further informed that each voting counting centre in the State will have AC in view of the prevailing heatwave conditions.