Mission Good Governance: Attendance monitoring yielding tangible results

GJ REPORT
SRINAGAR, JUL 12: Following the imposition of Governor’s Rule in the State, the punctuality in Government offices including the Civil Secretariat is being strictly monitored by the General Administration Department and the Governor’s Secretariat on daily basis.
As per the Centralised Personnel Information System (CPIS) Database, 1,09,654 employees are now registered on the Aadhaar Enabled Bio Metric Attendance System (AEBAS), as against 73,461 registered on AEBAS on June 22, 2018.
Similarly, as of today, 2,466 employees in Civil Secretariat are registered on AEBAS, as against 2,279 on June 22, 2018.
It is pertinent to mention that to ensure punctuality in Government offices including the Civil Secretariat, the General Administration Department on the instructions of the Governor issued a circular on June 21, 2018, wherein, it was impressed upon all Administrative Secretaries to ensure implementation of the Biometric Attendance System in their offices, as well as subordinate departments, organizations.
The departments were instructed to install adequate number of Biometric Attendance Systems for convenience of the employees.
Consequent to the instructions, attendance in the offices has shown substantial improvement. In the Civil Secretariat from 45.40 pc on June 21, 2018, the attendance of the employees, as per the Biometric Attendance Report has substantially jumped close to 80 pc, which will further improve in the coming days.
This system is also being extended to all districts, tehsils and blocks in a phased manner. This will improve governance in the entire state.