Biometric attendance to continue to be suspended till 31-05-2020
Biometric attendance to continue to be suspended during lockdown 4.0: Govt
Government has said that Biometric attendance will continue to be suspended during the fourth phase of the lockdown. Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions has issued guidelines on regulation of attendance in government offices to contain the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19).
It said that all officers of the level of Deputy Secretary and above shall attend office on all working days. The Ministry said, for regulating the attendance of officers and staff below the level of Deputy Secretary, all Heads of the Department shall prepare a roster to ensure that 50 per cent of officers and staff attend office on every alternate day. Those officers or staff who are not required to attend office on a particular day shall work from home and should be available on telephone and electronic means of communications at all times.
The Ministry said, all Heads of the Department shall also ensure that the 50 percent officers and staff who attend office observe staggered timings. First shift – 9:00 AM to 5.30 P.M, second shift – 9:30 AM to 6:00 PM and the third shift between 10:00 AM to 6:30 PM