Fit India Movement
Fitness is everything and in fitness, there are absolutely no shortcuts. It is an amalgamation of extreme hard work and utter discipline. In order to reinforce the importance of fitness, Prime Minister is all set to launch the Fit India Movement, a revolutionary movement spreading awareness among people to up their fitness game. The importance given to fitness is a reminder to everyone that we need to stay fit and also inculcate the same in Gen Next.
The Fit Indian Movement awaits its launch on 29th August this year and the prime minister has urged people to participate in the movement to underpin the importance of robustness and vigour. The Prime Minister Mr Narendra Modi and Sports minister Kiren Rijiju have urged people to participate in larger numbers and take a pledge that day to stay fit. Modi is also expected to give his speech on that day about the importance of being fit and embracing sports as a serious discipline and not an extra circular activity. People in our country often do not see their kids having serious sports careers either due to less popularity or huge competition. But now according to upper authorities sports needs to be a part of the mainstream which will enhance the interest level of people. The sports minister also praised Narendra Modi about his increasing focus on sports ever since he came in power in 2014.
Fit India Movement was suggested to the PM by an advisory committee formed containing members of Indian Olympic Association, National sports federations and noted fitness enthusiasts. The discipline of sports is given an all-new makeover with the government involving everyone in its reach to influence people to consider sports and fitness as a serious affair. Even representatives of private bodies like CII, Reliance Foundation ASSOCHAM India and FICCI along with fitness gurus like Shilpa Shetty and Milind Soman were asked to give their time to make this dream come true.
The directive for participation in the movement has been given to CBSE and UGC. The launch event will take place at the Indira Gandhi Indoor Stadium at 11 AM sharp on the 29th. The entire event will be covered by national channels like DD News, DD India and DD National. The CBSE schools also have been instructed to make the necessary arrangements so that all the students can either participate in the event by watching it in the stadium or can see it by other means. The directorates and heads have been given notices on the how and when of the event. The entire details with the photo and video of the event will be put up on the website by 30th of August.
The importance given to sports and fitness is most essential. Fitness implies that we are respecting our bodies and vowing to keep it fit. Sports not only helps one to excel in a game but also provides the necessary boost for mind activation, team spirit and increases competitiveness which is important at an international level. PM Modi and his associates have indeed etched out a great way to help people understand the magnitude of it.
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