Biometric system to be set up at traffic headquarter

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Staff Report

RAWALPINDI

Biometric system would be set up in Traffic Headquarter Race Course Rawalpindi to ensure presence and punctuality of wardens and other staff during duty hours.

Chief Traffic Officer (CTO) Bilal Ifthikar said that biometric attendance system would be functional next month.

He said that the step has been taken to improve the performance of the department, he said adding that departmental action would be taken against the violators

He further added that wardens should perform their duties honestly and dedicatedly.

The regular monitoring would be ensured and check in time of the duty of the wardens, he said.

CTO appreciated that no doubt, the wardens are making all out efforts to maintain traffic flow.

Biometric verification is any means by which a person can be uniquely identified by evaluating one or more distinguishing biological traits. Unique identifiers include fingerprints, hand geometry, earlobe geometry, retina and iris patterns, voice waves, DNA, and signatures. The most primitive and extensively used form of biometric verification is fingerprinting. Biometric verification has advanced considerably with the advent of computerized databases and the digitisation of analogue data, allowing for almost instantaneous personal identification.

A nation’s disciplined traffic system indicates the civic mindedness, sense of responsibility of its people and government. However the traffic police has managed to establish a well-controlled traffic system, reflecting a civilised nation.

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