AP: Exemption from Biometric for secretariat staff
The state government has exempted village and ward secretariat staff and volunteers from biometric attendance in the wake of the corona. Narayana Bharat Gupta, Director, Department of Village and Ward Secretariats, issued the directives on Monday.
From April 1, biometric attendance will be mandatory for employees of village and ward secretariats, linked to the payment of salaries.
Village and ward volunteers also made it clear that biometric attendance was required. But now in the wake of the corona outbreak, we are suspending the connection of salaries with biometric attendance to the employees of village and ward secretariat’s, Bharat Gupta said, adding that these directives will remain in force till further orders. The exemption also applies to village and ward volunteers.