All the branches/zones/divisions under GMC are directed to stop the use of biometric till March 31
All the branches/zones/divisions under GMC are directed to stop the use of biometric till March 31|Representational image
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COVID19: GMC directs to stop use of biometric system till March 31

During this period, attendance may be marked manually in official registers and maintained by branch officers, says circular issued by Guwahati Municipal Corporation

Simran Bajaj

Simran Bajaj

Guwahati: In order to avoid the risk of spreading coronavirus, the Guwahati Municipal Corporation (GMC) on Tuesday issued a circular directing to stop the use of biometric attendance system with immediate effect.

The notification comes at a time when the total number of coronavirus cases in India climbed to 126, with three deaths so far.

As a precautionary measure, all the branches/zones/divisions under GMC have been directed to stop the use of biometric attendance system till March 31.

Meanwhile, "during this period, the attendance may be marked manually in the official registers and maintained by the branch officers," said the GMC circular.

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