Ministry of Education: 30,000 teachers have been enrolled so far
Reporter: Shaker Sangi
According to the Afghan Education Ministry officials, this institution has been able to complete biometric (fingerprint) system of 30,000 teachers in the past eight months of 1397 in order to realize the Afghan government’s commitment to reforming the human resources system, the Ministry of Education said. “Nearly four hundred employees of the Ministry of Education are enrolled in the biometric system every day, and their relevant information is also included in the system,” said Ministry of Education spokeswoman Nooria Nuzhat. This process has been completed in Kabul, and soon fingerprint system will be carried out soon in the provinces of Nangarhar, Kunar, Nuristan, and Laghman.”
“The Ministry of Education is committed to implementing the process of fingerprinting the Ministry’s staff by the end of 1398 in 34 provinces of the country,” Ms. Nuzhat said. The Ministry of Education has 264,000 employees, of whom only 210,000 are teachers. The fingerprinting program has been set up with the goal of transparency in the distribution of salaries, prevention of corruption and access to accurate information for teachers and staff. ”
According to Ministry of Education officials, the system will be effective in preventing corruption as well as imaginary teachers and will make the ministry’s employment system even closer to electricity.