Duties of District Election officers
(Various provisions of KCS Rules,1960)

  • Rule 13C(1):- Subject to the Superintendence, control and direction of the Co-operative Election Commission, The District Election Officer of every district, shall co-ordinate and supervise all work in connection with the preparation of the electoral rolls and the conduct of all elections to the cooperative societies whose registered offices are situated within the district. The District Election Officer shall also exercise such powers and perform such other functions pertaining to the said preparation of electoral rolls and the conduct of elections as may be entrusted to him by the Co-operative Election Commission.
  • Rule 13C(2):- The District Election Officer along with the officers and employees of the Government deputed to assist the Co-operative Election Commission shall be deemed to be on deputation to the Co-operative Election Commission from the date of the announcement of the calendar of events of election by the commission until the completion of the process of election and the declaration of the results thereon.
  • Rule 13D(1):- The District Election Officer shall, after due verification, send a consolidated list of all cooperative societies in the district where elections are due at least 120 days before the date of expiry of the term of office of the boards to the Co-operative Election Commission indicating there in the following
  • particulars:-
    • The name and address of the society;
    • Number of elected directors of the board;
    • The date of expiry of the term of office of the board;
    • The proposed places where the elections are to be held or other particulars as required by the Co-operative Election Commission.
  • Rule 14(1):- The DEO shall with the approval of the CEC notify in Form XI the intended election referred to in Section 39AA.
  • Rule 14(2):- The District Election Officer shall in such notification specify.
    • The last date for making nominations which shall be the seventh clear day before the date of election.
    • The date for the scrutiny of nominations, which shall be the day immediately following the last date for making nominations.
    • The last date for the withdrawal of candidatures, which shall be the fifth clear day before the date of election.
    • The date on which the poll shall, if necessary, be taken and the hours during which the poll shall be taken; and
    • The date before which the election shall be completed.