Education Department to rap Mumbai's junior colleges
Thursday, August 16, 2018, 6:48 AM
The Education Director of Secondary and Higher Secondary Education Department has asked zonal deputy directors of all regions in the state to provide information of all junior-colleges who have installed biometric attendance machines and those who have not. The directions on biometric-machine installation came from state in June after receiving several complaints that colleges of science stream failed to conduct classes in their premises.
Microsoft builds digital solution for CBSE to prevent paper leaks
Monday, August 13, 2018, 5:20 PM
Microsoft India has developed a solution to keep CBSE question papers leak-proof until 30 minutes before the start of the examinations. The system, with two-factor authentication, requires examiners to identify themselves before they can download the examination papers through OTP, biometric or Aadhaar. The system also watermarks papers for easy tracking if they get leaked after being downloaded by examiners.
Biometric attendance now compulsory in Jammu and Kashmir govt offices
Saturday, June 23, 2018, 9:06 PM
Jammu and Kashmir Governor NN Vohra made biometric attendance compulsory in all state government offices with immediate effect. The move is aimed at ensuring punctuality in all the offices. All employees, including contractual, consolidated, and casual employees, have been directed to enrol themselves and no salary would be disbursed to those who are not enrolled.