Biometric attendance system to be installed in railway offices by January


New Delhi, Nov 5: The Railway Ministry has planned to implement Aadhar-based biometric attendance system in all its zonal  and divisional offices by January 31, 2018.

The railway official told news agency  IANS: “The Railway Board has came up with a plan to put a check on the officials arriving late or not coming to work.

“The plan is to install Aadhar biometric attendance systaem across all the railway zones and divisions by January 31, 2018.”

The official further stated that a letter regarding the system’s installation was received by all the zones last week.

According to the order, the biometric attendance system would be first istalled in the offices of all divisions, zones, RDSO, Metro Rail Kolkata, railways workshop, factories and productions units by November 30.

While in the second phase, the system needs to be implemented in all the offices of Railways, including public undertakings, attached and subordinate offices by January 31, 2018.

Presently the system is available in the railway board and few zonal headquarters.

Wefornews Bureau 

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