In a major bureaucratic order by the Department of Secondary Education, Government of UP, the state government aims to streamline several aspects including biometric monitoring of teacher’s attendance, recruitment and several others.
The Government Secondary schools in Uttar Pradesh are adopting Biometric Verification System to record teacher’s attendance from July 1, 2022. Trial of attendance in the biometric system using biological traits as fingerprints, iris pattern, hand geometry and others will be done on June 25, besides a portal being developed for monitoring.
The secondary education department has set a 100 day plan for each of the 20 targets that the department had announced and committees have been formed for smooth functioning of each of the tasks.
The department also announced another major task of making all appointments by the UP Secondary Education Service Selection Board by June 15th 2022. The department also decided to equip all government colleges with wi-fi by June 15 and all 33,700 government schools to have website by June 20.
Additionally, the department also envisions to launch career counselling portal ‘Pankh’ by July 2022.