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PM Modi to launch Fit India Movement on National Sports Day today; all you need to know

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Fit India Movement on National Sports Day

Fit India Movement is aimed at encouraging people to give priority to sports and fitness; state governments, corporates, and celebrities to take part in the event to make it a grand success

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will launch a nation-wide movement of Indians today on National Sports Day. The inaugural event will take place at the Indira Gandhi Stadium in New Delhi, where the Prime Minister runs a promise of fitness for the people of the country. Only those with a press office card can attend the event. The appropriate India movement aims to encourage people to prioritize sports and fitness in their daily lives.

In his invitation to celebrate the National Sports Day on August 29 with enthusiasm, PM Modi, during his Mann Ki Baat speech on August 25, urged people to visit famous places and travel to places related to nature and nature. Wildlife.

“During Mann Ki Baat today, I made some requests to my Indian colleagues: visit symbolic places related to Babu as part of the 150 Jayanti. Travel to places related to nature and wildlife. Strengthen Poshan Abhiyan.

Kirin Rego, Secretary of State for Youth and Sports, said the government was receiving strong support for the initiative and that state and business governments were doing everything they could to make it a success.

“On August 29 at 10 am, Narendra Modi ji will launch tremendous support from all sectors of society to participate in the Fit India movement. Ministers, institutions, companies and many icons are taking amazing steps to make the program a great success.”

The government also formed a 28-member committee under the leadership of Rijiju, which includes government representatives for sports, secondary education, Ayush and Youth Affairs, members of the Indian Olympic Association (IOA), national sports organizations, private agencies and fitness promoters such as representatives. Shilpa Shetty and Melind Suman.

Private institutions such as the Federation of Indian Industries (IIC), Reliance, GSW Cement, GSW Paints, SE TransStadia Pvt Ltd, Tata Trusts, ASSOCHAM India and the Federation of Chambers of Commerce and Industry of India also participated. In a huge fitness initiative.

This is not the first time the Modi government has launched a fitness campaign. In addition to celebrating International Day of Yoga extensively every year, the government last year introduced the #HumFitTohIndiaFit campaign. Initiated by then sports minister Rajavardhan Rathore, the initiative encouraged people to share their fitness through exercise. After his video became the pressure on social networks, several characters such as PM Modi, Virat Kohli, Saina Nehwal and Hrithik Roshan shared their videos doing exercises or yoga on social networks.

Where to watch

The entire event will be broadcast live in Doordarshan. You can also see the latest updates for India Fit Movement in BusinessToday.In and India Today.

Educational institutes for live events

To demonstrate the maximum participation of students in the event, the UGC has asked educational institutes to make all appropriate arrangements to monitor the direction of the Prime Minister. The educational agency also asked everyone to walk at least 10,000 steps on National Sports Day on August 29 and recommended that it become a daily routine. The Central Council for Secondary Education (CBSE) and state education councils also asked schools to broadcast the event live and ensure maximum participation.

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