Enter Keyword and Search






Friday, November 07, 2014

Aadhaar Biometric Attendance System – Central Government Employees Attendance Record to be Modernized

with 3 comments
Aadhaar Biometric Attendance System – Central Government Employees Attendance Record to be Modernized

A decade before, all the government offices had printed ‘Attendance Register’ in which employees used to sign against their names in order to record their attendance. The register would usually be kept in front of an Secton officer and register should be initialed at the bottom by the Section Officer. Every employee should note down the time of arrival and departure under his /her initial in ink in the Attendance Register. At the end of the 10 minutes grace time, the register would be taken to the department head’s table.

This system was followed by various computerized methods like smartcard, swipe card, and show card. The most popular method now is the Biometric Attendance System, which captures the employees’ fingerprint to record his/her attendance. The Government explained that the new system has been implemented in order to reduce late-coming. The point worth noting is that no changes can be made in the registered time of arrival or leaving, in this method. Higher officials get immediate reports on the time the employee arrived and the time he/she left the office.


Now, the Central Government has gone one step further and has made these attendance records accessible to all. All information including real time chart can be monitored by public also. Through its website, http://attendance.gov.in/, facilities have been made to view the attendance record in real time to bring more transparency. Through the ‘Aadhar’ card-based system, the employee’s fingerprint is captured in the Biometric Attendance device. The details of the employees, including their Aadhar card numbers, are immediately updated on the website. The information collected from various biometric attendance devices are gathered on a centralized Management Information System (MIS) website. All the gathered information is then presented in the form of a Real Time Chart.

All Central Govt Employees Federations have objected to the new attendance system. An order was issued in DOPT dated 28.01.1988, that said that the members of the National Council JCM Staff Side should be consulted with before implementing any new technologies. They asked if the NC JCM’s opinion was considered in this scheme. They have demanded that Pick-up Point System facility must be implemented in order to avoid late-coming in crucial industries, including infrastructure development. They said, every employee is expected to be on seat and to start work at the prescribed opening of office hour.

Related Posts...

3 comments:

Anonymous said...

Make Transport allownace common to all.
or provide transport pick up to all to be considered prior to implementation of the
new system.
Uniform amt. of transport allownces is to be implemented at all levels.

Eaadhaar said...

Oh, I find that a bit worried about Aadhaar. But thanks to make me know about the best information of aadhaar card,we are thankful to you and always feels fortunate when we visit here,I feel strongly happy to read more on this topic. Eaadhaar Card

D Access said...

Very useful article. Very interesting to read this article. I would like to thank you for the efforts you had made for writing this awesome article.
Access Control System



Disclaimer:As and when orders amending the rules are published by the Government, the amendment orders will be published in our blog immediately. Readers are requested to refer to the source link is given at the end of the post. All efforts have been made to ensure accuracy of the content on this blog, the same should not be construed as a statement of law or used for any legal purposes. 90paisa accepts no responsibility in relation to the accuracy, completeness, usefulness or otherwise, of the contents. Users are advised to verify/check any information with the relevant department(s) and/or other source(s), and to obtain any appropriate professional advice before acting on the information provided in the blog. Links to other websites that have been included on this blog are provided for public convenience only. 90paisa is not responsible for the contents or reliability of linked websites and does not necessarily endorse the view expressed within them. We cannot guarantee the availability of such linked pages at all times.

Recent Posts