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  • Fit India, CBSE to organise 1st-ever live fitness sessions for School students

    Published on April 15, 2020

    Fit India and CBSE will organise first-ever live fitness sessions for school students in the second phase of lockdown. Live sessions will commence from 9:30 this morning and students can get access to these live sessions on Facebook and Instagram handles of Fit India Movement and CBSE.

    Our  Correspondent reports that during the programme guidelines of Ministry of AYUSH to stay healthy will be shared with students. Owing to the nation-wide lockdown due to Covid19 up to 3rd May and following Prime Minister’s call to all citizens to increase immunity and stay healthy, Fit India and CBSE have taken this unique initiative to ensure fitness of all school children.

    All the sessions will also be available on YouTube so that students can access it at their convenience as well. The live sessions will cover all aspects of children’s fitness from daily workouts to yoga, nutrition to emotional well-being. Distinguished fitness experts like Aliya Imran, nutritionist Puja Makhija, emotional wellness expert Dr. Jitendra Nagpal, yoga professional Heena Bhimani and several others would be a part of the sessions.

    Human Resource and Development Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank has said, students across the country will be gainfully engaged to keep fit during the lockdown with live fitness sessions. Mr Nishank said, he is confident that students across the country will not just be gainfully engaged during the lockdown but will also be motivated to take up fitness and healthy living as a way of life.

    Youth Affairs and Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju said that the online sessions are the need of the hour. He said, these sessions by fitness experts will ensure that children practice fitness even when at home. It is also imperative at these times to ensure that everyone, especially children remain healthy and have strong immunity.