SRINAGAR, June 28: State High Court has made biometric attendance compulsory for employees of all the courts to ensure punctuality.
According to the circular issued by Registrar General Sanjay Dhar, in order to ensure punctuality of the officers/officials of the High Court/ Subordinate Courts, the implementation of biometric attendance system is absolutely necessary.
He has directed Registrar Judicial J&K High Court Jammu/ Srinagar and all the DDOs of Subordinate Courts to ensure installation of biometric attendance system in the High Court complexes/Subordinate Court complexes at the places to be identified by these officers in consultation with the CPC High Court of J&K/ e-Court staff of the concerned Subordinate Court.
It has further been ordered that from 15.07.2018 onwards the marking of attendance in the system will be compulsory for all categories of employees and wage earners and only after the scrutiny of monthly attendance, the DDOs shall prepare Salary/Wage bill and certificate shall accordingly be furnished along with the bill to the treasuries concerned.
“In the case of employees and wage earners who are deputed at the residential offices of the Chief Justice/ Judges or are working as domestic helps with former Chief Justices/ Judges or their spouses, a certificate regarding their attendance from the Secretary to the Chief Justice/ Judge or from former Chief Justice/Judge or the spouse, as the case may be, shall be obtained so that the concerned DDO records the certificate of attendance on the Salary/Wage bill”, the order said.
In case of employees and wage earners deputed to places outside the court complex on official duties, a certificate regarding their attendance from the head of the concerned section shall be obtained so that the concerned DDO records the certificate of attendance on the Salary/Wage bill.