Thumb impression machines to avoid irregularities
The Public Administration Ministry has decided to introduce thumb
impression marking machines in all State sector institutions from next
year to avoid various irregularities.
These machines are used at two public sector institutions, the
Ministry of Public Administration and the Health Ministry on the
directive of Health Care Minister Nimal Siripala de Silva.
Public Administration Minister Karu Jayasuriya highlighted the
importance of using the thumb impression marking machines at all
ministries, departments and local government institutions to avoid
irregularities and various other malpractices.
Minister Jayasuriya told the `Sunday Observer’ that complaints have
been received from workers about deleting the time of arrivals and
departures in the attendance registers by some employees to get undue