Today Govt. of India issued Memo to all Central Govt. Offices to suspend marking of Biometric Attendance till 31-1-2022 due to prevailing Covid conditions.
Central Govt suspended BioMetric Attendance till 31st Jan 2022 in Central Govt Offices
Subject: Preventive measures to contain the spread of Novel Coronavirus (COVID 19) – suspension of biometric attendance regarding.
Reference: MHA Order No.40-3/2020-DM-I(A) dated 27th December, 2021.
The undersigned is directed to refer to this Department’s OM of even number dated the 1.11.2021 regarding biometric attendance. The matter has been reviewed and, as a precautionary measure, it has been decided to suspend the marking of biometric attendance in Aadhar Based Biometric Attendance System in all Ministries/Departments of the Government of India, including its attached/subordinate offices, with immediate effect till 31st January, 2022. However, all the employees are required to mark their attendance in Attendance Registers to be maintained manually. All the Heads of Departments shall also continue to ensure that all employees wear masks, at all times, and follow COVID appropriate behaviour strictly.