Published On: Fri, Jun 26th, 2015

No more late Latifs for central employees

New Delhi: The central government has directed all its employees to strictly observe punctuality in attendance.

Minister of State for Personnel Jitendra Singh

Minister of State for Personnel Jitendra Singh

Observing habitual late attendance, the DoPT has warned all ministries and departments besides autonomous bodies, CBI, Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha secretariats and the UT administrations that habitual late attendance will be viewed as conduct unbecoming of a government servant, and that disciplinary action may be taken against them, a press release from Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions on Thursday said.

The department has issued a circular saying that all government servants have to strictly observe punctuality in attendance and that employees at all levels should mark their attendance in the Biometric Attendance System (BAS) portal on a regular basis.

Citing provisions under the CCS (Conduct) Rules, 1964 the Memorandum reiterates that habitual late attendance will be viewed as conduct unbecoming of a Government servant and disciplinary action may be taken against such offenders.

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