Lucknow: In a transfer aimed toward making certain lecturers’ presence in authorities colleges, the secondary schooling division has linked the attendance (of instructing and non-teaching staff) as recorded by the biometric scanners with their wage fee. Biometric techniques use organic traits similar to fingerprints, iris patterns, hand geometry and others for identification.
In line with the directives issued by departmental head Aradhana Shukla, the know-how would digitize details about lecturers and staff similar to their time of entry and exit from the varsity. Below the 100 days of the Yogi 2.0, the secondary schooling division had determined to put in biometric scanners in all 2,675 authorities colleges within the state.
Officers mentioned the choice was taken to examine the rising absenteeism amongst lecturers of presidency colleges, particularly in rural areas. The system would additionally guarantee punctuality, as it could additionally file the time.
Stressing on strict implementation of the biometric attendance, Shukla requested the district inspector of colleges and joint administrators for steady monitoring of their respective districts and divisions. Faculty principals have additionally been instructed to apprise the DIOS in regards to the non-functional biometric machines.
The DIOS ought to ship a report of lecturers each fortnight to the joint administrators. Shukla in her letter to the secondary schooling director and finance officer acknowledged that schooling of scholars is the topmost precedence of the federal government. And for a very good schooling system, it’s important that lecturers attain college on time.
Earlier, the governor Anandiben Patel had made biometric attendance obligatory for state universities.