Ramban, Oct 14: Chief Education Officer (CEO) Kishtwar Friday suspended seven teachers for impersonating biometric attendance.
To inculcate the work culture besides ensuring the punctuality of teaching officials in the government institutions, the CEO paid a surprise visit to various institutions of Zone Kishtwar including Government Primary School Mir Mohalla Malipeth, Government Middle School Malipeth, Government Upper Primary School Wasser Kund, Government Middle School Bagwan Mohalla, Government Middle School Semna, Government Middle School Sarkoot, and Government Middle School Boys Sarkoot.
During the inspection seven officials including teachers and masters Ruksana Imtiyaz Hussian, Tanveer Hussain, Syed Saffer, Zia-ul-Haq, Tehseena Banoo, and Rubina Tabassum were found involved in the impersonation of the Biometric Attendance System (offline).
The CEO Kishtwar ordered placing all seven teachers involved in impersonation in the Biometric Attendance System under suspension and all seven were attached to other schools with immediate effect.
Earlier, the CEO received complaints that some employees after marking their biometric attendance in the morning leave the institutions and remain absconding from their legitimate duties.