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Notification Regarding Bye Election, 2018.

Result - Municipal Election, 2018.

Very Important Notification Dated 14/04/2018.

Very Important Notification For Political Parties.

Very Important Notification- Instruction No.08

Very Important For Candidates. Letter No.388, dated 14/03/2018

Letter Regarding Reservation in Municipal Election, 2018

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State Election Commission, Jharkhand

'Nirvachan Bhawan'
New Market Chowk, Ratu Road, Ranchi - 834 001
e-mail : secjharkhand@yahoo.co.in / secjharkhand@gmail.com

Mandate of State Election Commission, Jharkhand

About the Commission

As per Article 243 (K) of the Constitution of India, State Election Commission, Jharkhand was set up on 14.05.2001 for overall superintendence, direction and control of electoral role and conduct of elections to the three tier Panchayati Raj Institutions and Urban Local Bodies in the State of Jharkhand. The Commission has successfully conducted the elections to the Three Tier Panchayati Raj Institutions in 2010 & 2015 and Urban Local Bodies in phases in 2008, 2010, 2013 and 2015. The next round of Panchayati Raj election is due in 2020. State Election Commission is responsible for maintaining the continuity in the functioning of the Local Self Government Institutions and maintaining their institutional integrity by ensuring free and fair elections to these bodies.

The State Election Commission is a single member Commission headed by the State Election Commissioner. Following senior I.A.S officers who retired in the Apex Scale of the I.A.S have held the office of State Election Commissioner:-

State Election Commissioner
Shri B.B. Lal 14.05.2001 to 15.05.2004
Shri G. Krishnan 01.10.2004 to 12.12.2006
Shri M.K. Mandal 15.05.2007 to 15.05.2010
Shri S.D. Sharma 16.05.2010 to 14.07.2013
Shri Shiv Basant, IAS (Retd.) 11.02.2014 to 07.07.2016.
Shri Narsingh Narayan Pandey, IAS (Retd.) 16.06.2017 to -

Citizen Charter

The Functions of State Election Commission:
Conduct of General and by-elections of Municipality.
Conduct of General and by-elections of Panchayats.
Preparation of electoral rolls for elections.
Promote public awareness of electoral matters through IEC programs.