No More Guaranteed Monthly Pay for Ugandan Civil Servants
The government is to start paying civil servants according to the number of days worked rather than giving them a guaranteed monthly salary. Ezra Suruma, the head of the Delivery Unit in the Office of the Prime Minister, said they are to start installing biometric gadgets at public health and educational institutions to monitor clock-in and clock-out times.
Monitor, 23 April 2018
Butambala District leaders have started installing biometric monitoring machines in every public office to check staff absenteeism. Read more »
Monitor, 24 May 2018
The government is introducing a biometric system in public facilities to check absenteeism of civil servants at their duty stations and improve performance. Read more »
The head of the Prime Minister’s Implementation Unit, Professor Ezra Suruma, receives the biometric machines from Adrian Green, the head of growth and economic management at DFID in Kampala yesterday.
Observer, 6 September 2017
Government will soon introduce biometric machines in primary schools to stem the high rate of absenteeism by head teachers and pupils. Read more »
Monitor, 28 June 2017
Iganga District has registered a 40 per cent decrease in the health workers' absenteeism from 50 per cent in 2014. Read more »
Civil servants who missed out on the registration process and those whose information could not be verified by the Auditor General's biometric validation data will not receive ... Read more »