PM Modi Launched Nation-Wide Fit India Movement

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be launching nation-wide Fit India Movement on Thursday which aims to encourage people to inculcate physical activity and sports in their everyday lives.

fit india movement

HIGHLIGHTS :

  • Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday will be launching a nation-wide Fit India Movement.
  • The prime minister is expected to address the people and will also administer a fitness pledge
  • The campaign aims to encourage people to inculcate physical activity and sports in their everyday lives.
  • PM Modi to launch Fit India Movement today, to administer fitness pledge.
  • Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be launching nation-wide Fit India Movement on Thursday which aims to encourage people to inculcate physical activity and sports in their everyday lives.
  • PM Modi performing yoga in Ranchi on International Yoga Day.

PM Modi Launched Nation-Wide Fit India Movement

PM Modi Launched Nation-Wide Fit India Movement

HIGHLIGHTS :
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday will be launching a nation-wide Fit India Movement.

The prime minister is expected to address the people and will also administer a fitness pledge
The campaign aims to encourage people to inculcate physical activity and sports in their everyday lives.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday will be launching a nation-wide Fit India Movement at 10 am at Indira Gandhi Stadium Complex in New Delhi.

fit india movement

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be launching nation-wide Fit India Movement on Thursday which aims to encourage people to inculcate physical activity and sports in their everyday lives.

UPDATED: August 29, 2019 10:50 IST PM Modi performing yoga in Ranchi on International Yoga Day.

HIGHLIGHTS :
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday will be launching a nation-wide Fit India Movement
The prime minister is expected to address the people and will also administer a fitness pledge.
The campaign aims to encourage people to inculcate physical activity and sports in their everyday lives.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday will be launching a nation-wide Fit India Movement at 10 am at Indira Gandhi Stadium Complex in New Delhi.

At the event, the prime minister is expected to address the people and will also administer a fitness pledge. The entry for the event will be given based on PIB (Press Information Bureau) accreditation card only.

fit india movement

Ahead of the event launch, Minister of State (Independent Charge) Youth Affairs and Sports Kiren Rijiju tweeted, “Tremendous supports are coming from all sections of the society to participate in the Fit India Movement to be launched by PM Narendra Modi ji on August 29 at 10 am. Chief Ministers, corporates and many icons are taking amazing steps to make the programme a grand success.”

At the event, the prime minister is expected to address the people and will also administer a fitness pledge. The entry for the event will be given based on PIB (Press Information Bureau) accreditation card only.

The nation-wide campaign aims to encourage people to inculcate physical activity and sports in their everyday lives, a statement said.

The University Grant Commission has issued a letter to inform the universities to prepare for Fit India Movement to be held on August 29.

A committee comprising government officials, members of Indian Olympic Association (IOA), national sports federations, private bodies and fitness promoters was also formed to advise the government on the Fit India Movement.

fit india movement

The 28-member committee, which will be under the chairmanship of sports minister Kiren Rijiju, has 12 members from the government, including secretaries of Sports, Secondary Education, Ayush, Youth Affairs, among others.

IOA President and seven NSF heads, including those of boxing, athletics, football and cycling, are also a part of the committee.

Representatives of private bodies such as Confederation of Indian Industries (CII), Reliance Foundation, JSW Cement and JSW Paints, SE TransStadia Pvt. Ltd., Tata Trusts, ASSOCHAM India, Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI), and actors Shilpa Shetty and Milind Soman are also involved.

Last year, then sports minister Rajyavardhan Rathore had conjointly floated a fitness campaign referred to as #HumFitTohIndiaFit. He had posted a video on Twitter doing 10 push-ups while encouraging sports personalities and people to share pictures and videos on the site to show how they kept themselves fit.