J&K: Salary/wages to be linked with biometric attendance

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JAMMU: The Finance Department today ordered that payment of salary or wages in favour of the Government employees of any category for the month of May 2019 onwards will be linked with their biometric attendance report.

The concerned DDOs will release salaries only on the basis of biometric attendance report as furnished by the nodal officers of every department, says a circular, issued in this regard, adding that the biometric attendance applies to all the employees, including Contractual/Consolidated/Casual workers or any other type of person drawing wages in any form from public exchequer.

The controlling officers/DDO will ensure that the record of approved leaves and tours is uploaded onto the biometric attendance system regularly while the Administrative Secretaries of various department shall ensure installation of additional number of biometric devices, if needed, and nominate Nodal Officers for daily monitoring of the attendance and compliance with these instructions.

 

 

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