Bio-Metric Attendance System
GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
MINISTRY OF PERSONNEL, PUBLIC GRIEVANCES AND PENSIONS
(DEPARTMENT OF PERSONNEL & TRAINING)
UNSTARRED QUESTION NO. 3631
(TO BE ANSWERED ON 08.08.2018)
BIO-METRIC ATTENDANCE SYSTEM
3631. DR. C. GOPALAKRISHNAN:
Will the PRIME MINISTER be pleased to state:
(a) whether the Bio-metric attendance has been made mandatory in Central Government offices;
(b) if so, the details thereof along with the number of Government offices yet to introduce Bio-metric attendance system;
(c) whether any survey has been undertaken to assess the outcome of manpower before and after introduction of Bio-metric attendance system; and
(d) if so, the details and outcome thereof?
MINISTER OF STATE IN THE MINISTRY OF PERSONNEL, PUBLIC GRIEVANCES
AND PENSIONS AND MINISTER OF STATE IN THE PRIME MINISTER’S OFFICE
(DR. JITENDRA SINGH)
(a): The Government decided to use an AADHAR Enabled Bio-metric Attendance System (AEBAS) in all offices of Central Government in India as an enabling platform for marking of attendance. Accordingly, instructions were issued to all the Ministries/ Departments on 28.01.2015 that necessary directions may be issued to all employees to mark their attendance on the Biometric Attendance Portal on regular basis.
(b): No centralized data is available in respect of number of Government offices yet to introduce Bio-metric attendance system. However, as per the information collected, 5049 Central Government offices are registered on attendance portals as on July, 2018.
(c): No survey has been undertaken by the Government to assess the outcome of manpower before and after introduction of Bio-metric attendance system.
(d): Does not arise.
Source: Lok Sabha