A total of 43,016 out of the total 59,175 schools in the State started the face recognition attendance system on Tuesday.
However, as colleges have reopened, the 75 per cent attendance norm shall be strictly enforced from the new session.
The order also states that all office employees shall mark their attendance in the National Informatics Centre (NIC) (MCD) smart app, which can be downloaded online.
The official also said in case a student fails to attend physical classes, he or she may study the e-contents that has been made available on Diksha portal and other online platforms.
While the attendance was reportedly low on the first day, the district administration is hopeful of more students joining in the subsequent days.
Team India is set to play three ODIs at the Narendra Modi Stadium, Ahmedabad from February 6 followed by the T20I series at the Eden Gardens, Kolkata from February 16.
All the employees are required to mark their attendance in attendance registers to be maintained manually.
Mumbai has shut schools for classes 1 to 9 till January 31.
Madurai Kamaraj University's newly-announced attendance prerequisite for semester examinations has left students and professors confused and worried.
Exemption from attendance will be considered for private candidates (excluding college studies) to appear for the examinations to be held in March 2022 in combination with Arts and Humanities subjects
When the college principal was contacted, he said that these were the students who had not communicated with the college in any way about the issues they have been facing.
Chief Minister Jagan Mohan Reddy said the main reason for introducing Amma Vodi is to ensure all the school children are in school and create awareness among parents to not send them to work.
The total number of spectators, who turned up at the six host venues across the country, currently stand at 12,24,027.