Srinagar: As many as 3,07,674 employees in the state have registered on the Biometric Attendance System while as vigorous efforts were afoot to verify and finalize the total number of government employees, which is stated to be around 4.5 lakh, Secretary, Information Technology Department, Sougat Biswas informed Governor N N Vohra Satarday.
As the Daily Attendance Reports being furnished by the State General Administration Department to the Raj Bhavan were showing considerable gaps, the Governor personally reviewed the matter in a meeting with Biswas and Commissioner, General Administration Department, Hilal Ahmad Parray.
Biswas said that while a total ground survey has yet to be completed, there are 1990 government offices in the state, of which 1153 have to-date installed Biometric Attendance Systems and action is underway to install such systems in the remaining 837 offices.
Governor has desired to hold weekly review meetings till the entire task of installing the Biometric Attendance Systems in every office is completed and every employee starts marking attendance at the time of arrival/ departure.
Governor has advised Commissioner Secretary GAD, to most strictly ensure marking of in/out attendance in the state Civil Secretariat.