Ex-Jalore EO Rajan Vishal chosen for Election Commission’s award
Former Jalore Electoral Officer (EO) Rajan Vishal has been chosen for Election Commission’s Zonal award under the Best Electoral Practices Award-2014.
Election Commission will present him this award on August 10, 2015 in New Delhi.
He was bestowed with this award for his efforts of creating awareness related to voting awareness in Jalore constituency of Rajasthan during the 2014 Lok Sabha elections. His efforts had helped to reach out to remote areas of Jalore constituency and convinced people especially women to play their role in democracy.
As an EO he had taken various initiatives to increase voters’ participation through awareness campaign and education which had resulted in about 22 per cent increase in voters.
Presently Vishal is District Collector of Nagaur. He is IAS officer of 2008-batch of Rajasthan.