Ghana govt turns to biometrics to boost productivity
By BiztechAfrica – Sept. 30, 2012, 3:26 p.m.
Ghana’s government Ministries and institutions will soon have to implement biometric attendance records to benchmark productivity against salaries.
Moses Asaga, Minister of Employment and Social Welfare, announced these measures at the end of the 52nd Annual General Meeting (AGM), organized by the Ghana Employers Association.
The Minister said the productivity of the Ministries would be measured by whether they achieved their set up targets. Currently, headcounts were the only method used to track government employees, he said.
Asaga said the government was committed to providing an enabling environment for development.