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  • Extensive campaign by Excise Department to curb illicit liquor trade
  • Extensive campaign by Excise Department to curb illicit liquor trade
  • Extensive campaign by Excise Department to curb illicit liquor trade
  • Extensive campaign by Excise Department to curb illicit liquor trade
  • Election Commission decides to confer National Media Award for Voter Education to media :CEO
  • Capitalize on the wide network for Voter Awareness
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  • Capitalize on the wide network for Voter Awareness

                         Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) Maneesh Garg chaired a meeting of Systematic Voters' Education and Electoral participation here today focusing on collaboration done by Election Commission of India (ECI) with partner departments and corporations. While addressing the senior officers, he said that the election department has taken many innovative steps under the guidance of ECI to encourage the voters to come out in greater numbers in the State.

    He directed the collaborating partner departments to promote voter education programs and initiatives to make the electoral process more inclusive, informative and participative by optimally utilizing their huge infrastructure across the state. 

    Presentations on various initiatives suggested by ECI were also showcased in the meeting. CEO emphasized the Food and civil supplies department and Civil supplies corporation on the need for more focused voter awareness programmes to educate the prospective voters by installing hoardings and banners at all Petrol Pumps and all their Fair Price Shops. Shri Garg asked Indian Oil Corporation to install hoardings at all the 700 plus petrol pumps in the state at the earliest and also direct LPG distributors on the usage of danglers on the gas cylinders containing voter awareness messages. The Bus Stands, Railway Stations can play SVEEP themed messages on their public announcement systems along with routine announcements, he added.

    He stressed on greater utilization of this wide network for spreading awareness regarding voting in upcoming Lok Sabha and Bye-elections in Himachal Pradesh.

    Additional CEO Dalip Negi also gave valuable inputs during the meeting.

    Director Food, Civil Supplies and Consumer Affairs Ram Kumar Gautam, Additional CEO Neelam Dulta, Senior officers of Food and HP State Civil Supplies Corporation, Indian Oil Corporation were also present among others in the meeting.

     

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  • Election Commission decides to confer National Media Award for Voter Education to media :CEO

             Chief Electoral Officer Himachal Pradesh Manish Garg while presiding over a media workshop here today said that the media acts as a catalyst in the delivery of free and fair elections and has always played a pivotal role during the elections in the State and it is expected the same of it during the elections to Lok Sabha. He said that the election commission has made provisions to confer National Media Award for Voter Education.

    Deliberations were held in detail on does and dont's and on paid/fake news and advertisements issued by political parties during  the workshop.

    Manish Garg said that Media Certification and Monitoring Committees have been formed at the state and district level to monitor advertisements in electronic media and print media by political parties. The content of advertisements issued or displayed on radio etc. can be approved. Apart from this, pre-certification of advertisements to be issued in print media on the day of elections and a day before will be mandatory. The MCMC committees will also take action on the complaints or cases related to paid news and if the case of paid news is verified then its expense will be added to the election expenditure of the candidate, and will also be reported to the Press Council of India through the commission. . He also informed that the Commission has made provisions for establishing media centers at state and district level for the convenience of media personnel. Besides this the commission has also allocated free air time to political parties by public broadcasters on the basis of past performance and passes for counting centres and for polling stations.

    He also addressed the queries of the media persons regarding issues of election coverage, sections prohibiting conduct of exit polls, dissemination of results as per the parameters laid down by the Election Commission of India with respect to advertisements in print, electronic and social media.  A detailed presentation was given on the role of media during the Model Code of Conduct. He said that the secrecy of voting should not be violated. Additional Chief Electoral Officer Dalip Negi, Master trainer Munshi Sharma and representatives of print and electronic media participated in the workshop.

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  • Extensive campaign by Excise Department to curb illicit liquor trade

          With the announcement of Lok Sabha Elections- 2024 by the Election Commission of India on 16th March, 2024, the Model Code of Conduct has come into force in the entire country. To ensure free and fair elections in Himachal Pradesh, a comprehensive campaign has been launched by the State Taxes and Excise Department to control illicit liquor trade and offering free gifts to woo voters.  Department has set up 22 interstate checkpoints and 59 mobile teams have also been deployed in all the districts.

    Teams of the department have made arrangements to take strict action against people involved in illegal liquor trade in border areas and illegal trading routes within the state. All the teams have been instructed to remain vigilant round the clock, so that zero tolerance could be ensured in illicit liquor and tax evasion cases.

    Commissioner State Taxes and Excise, Dr. Yunus said here today that action against illegal liquor was being taken across the state. He said that so far in this financial year, 16,718 liters of illegal liquor has been seized in various districts and 1,15,666 liters of liquor (lahan) has been destroyed as per provisions of Himachal Pradesh Excise Act, 2011.

    The Excise Commissioner appealed to all the citizens to share the information on toll free number 18001808062, telephone number 0177-2620426 and WhatsApp number 94183-31426 as soon as the case of offering of illegal liquor and offering free gifts come to their notice, so that illegal activities could be controlled.

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  • Extensive campaign by Excise Department to curb illicit liquor trade

            With the announcement of Lok Sabha Elections- 2024 by the Election Commission of India on 16th March, 2024, the Model Code of Conduct has come into force in the entire country. To ensure free and fair elections in Himachal Pradesh, a comprehensive campaign has been launched by the State Taxes and Excise Department to control illicit liquor trade and offering free gifts to woo voters.  Department has set up 22 interstate checkpoints and 59 mobile teams have also been deployed in all the districts.

    Teams of the department have made arrangements to take strict action against people involved in illegal liquor trade in border areas and illegal trading routes within the state. All the teams have been instructed to remain vigilant round the clock, so that zero tolerance could be ensured in illicit liquor and tax evasion cases.

    Commissioner State Taxes and Excise, Dr. Yunus said here today that action against illegal liquor was being taken across the state. He said that so far in this financial year, 16,718 liters of illegal liquor has been seized in various districts and 1,15,666 liters of liquor (lahan) has been destroyed as per provisions of Himachal Pradesh Excise Act, 2011.

    The Excise Commissioner appealed to all the citizens to share the information on toll free number 18001808062, telephone number 0177-2620426 and WhatsApp number 94183-31426 as soon as the case of offering of illegal liquor and offering free gifts come to their notice, so that illegal activities could be controlled.

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  • Extensive campaign by Excise Department to curb illicit liquor trade

             With the announcement of Lok Sabha Elections- 2024 by the Election Commission of India on 16th March, 2024, the Model Code of Conduct has come into force in the entire country. To ensure free and fair elections in Himachal Pradesh, a comprehensive campaign has been launched by the State Taxes and Excise Department to control illicit liquor trade and offering free gifts to woo voters.  Department has set up 22 interstate checkpoints and 59 mobile teams have also been deployed in all the districts.

    Teams of the department have made arrangements to take strict action against people involved in illegal liquor trade in border areas and illegal trading routes within the state. All the teams have been instructed to remain vigilant round the clock, so that zero tolerance could be ensured in illicit liquor and tax evasion cases.

    Commissioner State Taxes and Excise, Dr. Yunus said here today that action against illegal liquor was being taken across the state. He said that so far in this financial year, 16,718 liters of illegal liquor has been seized in various districts and 1,15,666 liters of liquor (lahan) has been destroyed as per provisions of Himachal Pradesh Excise Act, 2011.

    The Excise Commissioner appealed to all the citizens to share the information on toll free number 18001808062, telephone number 0177-2620426 and WhatsApp number 94183-31426 as soon as the case of offering of illegal liquor and offering free gifts come to their notice, so that illegal activities could be controlled.

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  • Extensive campaign by Excise Department to curb illicit liquor trade

             With the announcement of Lok Sabha Elections- 2024 by the Election Commission of India on 16th March, 2024, the Model Code of Conduct has come into force in the entire country. To ensure free and fair elections in Himachal Pradesh, a comprehensive campaign has been launched by the State Taxes and Excise Department to control illicit liquor trade and offering free gifts to woo voters.  Department has set up 22 interstate checkpoints and 59 mobile teams have also been deployed in all the districts.

    Teams of the department have made arrangements to take strict action against people involved in illegal liquor trade in border areas and illegal trading routes within the state. All the teams have been instructed to remain vigilant round the clock, so that zero tolerance could be ensured in illicit liquor and tax evasion cases.

    Commissioner State Taxes and Excise, Dr. Yunus said here today that action against illegal liquor was being taken across the state. He said that so far in this financial year, 16,718 liters of illegal liquor has been seized in various districts and 1,15,666 liters of liquor (lahan) has been destroyed as per provisions of Himachal Pradesh Excise Act, 2011.

    The Excise Commissioner appealed to all the citizens to share the information on toll free number 18001808062, telephone number 0177-2620426 and WhatsApp number 94183-31426 as soon as the case of offering of illegal liquor and offering free gifts come to their notice, so that illegal activities could be controlled.

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