1. The Puducherry government has decided to resume classes for senior students from October 8. 2. However, the students will have half-day classes in schools on all six days a week until further orders. 3. Attendance would not be compulsory and classes were meant for doubt clarification and guidance only. Students would be permitted to attend the classes only after showing a letter of consent of their parents. 4. At present, there would be no transport facility for the students to reach the schools, lunch would be provided to them. 5. All students would be admitted into the classes after a preliminary health check-up through a thermal scanner. If there was anyone in the family with symptoms of COVID-19, the student would not be allowed inside the premises.