Telangana: Govt constitutes screening committee to examine proposals relating to regulation & enforcement of MCC
Telangana Govt constitutes screening committee to examine proposals relating to regulation & enforcement of MCC during State Assembly elections
Telangana Government has constituted a screening committee to examine the proposals relating to the regulation and enforcement of the Model Code of Conduct (MCC) during the State Assembly elections.
A government order issued yesterday stated that the committee had been constituted following the advice of the ECI. The screening committee will be headed by the State Chief Secretary as chairperson and secretary, principal secretary or special chief secretary of the departments concerned and a senior official from the General Administration department as its members.
The committee will examine each proposal before sending it to the ECI through the Chief Electoral Officer in the light of the ECI’s instructions. The proposals cleared by the committee should be submitted to the CEO along with full details and a note of urgency mentioning why the proposal could not wait till the completion of the election.
The CEO should take further action towards only such proposals that were cleared by the screening committee to the Election Commission along with a self-contained note. The Government order further stated that the CEO should communicate the decision of the ECI immediately on its receipt.