Introduction of Bio-Metric Attendance-Rajya Sabha Q&A
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Government of India
Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances & Pensions
It has been decided to use an AADHAR Enabled Bio-metric Attendance System (AEBAS) in all offices of the Central Government, including attached / sub-ordinate offices, in India. An Office Memorandum dated 21st November, 2014 regarding introduction of AEBAS by the Government has been issued in this regard.
The system will be installed in the offices located in Delhi / New Delhi by 31st December, 2014. In other places this will be installed by 26th January 2015. The manual system of marking of attendance will be phased out accordingly.
This was stated by the Minister of State for Personnel, Public Grievances & Pensions, Dr. Jitendra Singh in a written reply to Smt. Ambika Soni and Dr. T. Subbarami Reddy in the Rajya Sabha today.