MANGALDAI, March 4 - The Darrang district administration has introduced an Aadhaar-based biometric attendance system in all government and provincialised High and Higher Secondary educational institutions under the Inspector of Schools, Darrang District Circle. The Biometric Attendance System (BAS) has been introduced to keep time records and absentees of all employees.
�Aadhaar-based Biometric Attendance System has been introduced in 100 per cent schools under the Inspector of Schools, Darrang, Mangaldai. The new system has helped the school heads in managing their institutions properly for all kind of issues, including maintenance of classes, arrival and departure time of all employees among others,� said Madhab Chandra Deka, Inspector of Schools, Darrang. �If any employee does not arrive on time or leaves school before time, then he or she will have to face objection from Treasury authority in receiving their salary on time,� Deka added.
�It has been observed that with the introduction of the new system, both scholastic co-scholastic activities of an institution have been positively affected. The activities designed in the academic calendar prepared by the Government of Assam have been successfully implemented within the stipulated routine. Over and above I feel that the maximum working hours have been utilised,� said Ram Saharia, secretary of the District Academic Council, the association of the heads of the institutions of a district. Meanwhile, Manmohan Deka, vice-president of the SMDC, Mangaldai Govt Higher Secondary School observed that the system has eliminated the conflict of inequality of service period among all sections of the teaching and non-teaching staff.