FDE to install biometric system at schools, colleges

Staff Reporter

Islamabad—Secretary, Capital Administration and Development Division (CADD) Hassan Iqbal on Tuesday directed the Federal Directorate of Education (FDE) to install biometric system at all schools, colleges working under FDE to ensure attendance of teachers.
He expressed these views, while chairing a meeting regarding launching of IT projects at FDE.
He directed Shahnaz Riaz, Director General FDE, to take serious action against those teachers who were remiss to their duties.
The use of modern technologies in the federal educational institutions was need of the hour, he added.
FDE had already taken numerous initiatives in the larger interst of federal educational institutions and the biometric system would be another step to ensure the attendence of teachers.
IT expert, Tallat Saeed briefed the meeting about the ongoing IT projects at FDE including new website, biometrics for attendance, monitoring and management system, educational management information system (EMIS), online complaint management system, automation system and geographic mapping of the schools.
Hassan Iqbal expressed satisfaction over the launching of these projects and directed Federal Directorate of Education officials for their timely completion.
CADD Officials, FDE Directors, Area Education Officers, Principals of the schools, colleges were also present on the occasion.

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