Odisha: Biometric Attendance Mandatory For Higher Education Dept

Bhubaneswar: The Higher Education Department has implemented biometric attendance recording system for its employees working in the state secretariat.

As per a notification of the department, the employees have been directed to remain present on duty for minimum duration of 7 hours and 30 minutes. The notification said that non-recording of the biometric attendance will be treated as absence of the employee.

Every employee is required to record his/her ‘Office In’ as well as ‘Office Out’ time in the Biometric Attendance Recording Device. Non-recording of ‘Office In’ or ‘Office Out’ time shall be treated as absence from duty for that day,” said the notification.

“If an employee’s presence in the office is more than 4 hours but less than 7 hours and 30 minutes on a working day, a half-day leave will be deducted. Similarly, if the attendance is less than four hours, it will lead to compulsory deduction of one day leave,” said a department official.

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  1. Anna says

    Interesting post, Thanks for sharing.

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