PANAJI: The state government has directed all employees of state government departments, autonomous bodies, corporations to immediately resume the marking of attendance with the face reading attendance machines.
The state government had stopped using the biometric due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
“Pursuant to the instructions issued vide O.M. No.37/2/2020 GAD-III(PF-1)/1823, dated 06/09/2021, by GAD, Secretariat, Porvorim, the employees of the State Government Departments/ Autonomous bodies / Corporations etc. have been instructed and requested to resume the of attendance having the face reading attendance machines,” the order issued
In this regards, All the staff of the Secretariat are therefore, directed to immediately start punching/marking their attendance on the Face reading machine.
Meanwhile, the order directs PA to Chief Secretary/ Secretaries/ Addl. Secretary/ Joint Secretary/ Under Secretary, and also Section Officer’s are requested to bring the content of this O M to the notice of the staff under their administrative control for strict compliance.