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Government of India
Ministry of Urban Development
12-August-2014 18:06 IST
Bio-Metric Attendance Monitors installed for employees of urban ministries
To ensure punctuality at work, Bio-Metric Attendance Marker Systems have been installed for employees of the Ministries of Urban Development and Housing & Urban Poverty Alleviation located in the Nirman Bhawan.
Eight such systems known as ‘Aadhar Based Bio-Metric Attendance Systems (AEBAS)’ have been installed at six gates of Nirman Bhawan. The Unique Identity Authority of India (UIDAI) has provided the machines and the attendant software and authentication devices for the wall mounted systems.
Employees have to use last four digits of their respective ‘Aadhar’ number as ‘Personal Identity Number (PIN)’ besides using finger for authentication. An Aadhar registration camp is being organized for those who do not have Aadhar cards.
Installation of these Bio-Metric Monitors followed surprise checks under taken by the Minister of Urban Development and Housing & Urban Poverty Alleviation Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu on July 28 and June 12, 2014 during when late coming to office was noticed. Shri Naidu then directed the Ministry officials to take necessary measures to ensure punctuality at work.
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