Fit India Active Day Programme launched under Fit India Movement

On April 14, 2020, Government of India launched Fit India Active Day Programme. The programme was launched under the flagship initiative of GoI called “Fit India”.

Highlights

The Ministry of AYUSH has issued guidelines to implement the Fit India Active Day Programme. The programme is launched to make sure children practice fitness even when they stay home. The programme also intends to create immunity against COVID-19.

Live sessions are to be conducted under the programme. These live sessions shall be accessed by students through Instagram and Facebook. The programme has been launched under the partnership of CBSE (Central Board of Secondary Education).

Fit India Movement

The Fit India Movement was launched to encouraged to make sure the citizens stay healthy through sports and physical activities. The movement was launched by PM Modi during National Sports Day, 2019.

National Sports Day

The National Sports Day is observed every year on August 29. The day is celebrated to mark the birth anniversary of the legendary hockey player Dhyan Chand.

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