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December 05, 2019 Thursday 10:35:41 AM IST

Fit India School Rating System Launched

Fit India School Rating System launched by Mr Ramesh Pokhriyal, Union Minister for HRD,  Mr Kiren Rijiju, Union Minister for sports-PIB photo

The Union Ministry of Human Resource Development has launched a Fit India School Rating system to spread awareness about adopting a healthy life style among children and youth. India has ove 16 lakh schools and over one thousand universities providing education to over 33 crore students. 
Launching the Fit India School Rating system Mr Ramesh Pokhriyal 'Nishank' and Mr Kiren Rijiju, Minister of State for Youth Affairs and Sports said that the new system will enhance the image of schools.They called upon students to do physical exercise daily to remain fit as only fit people can lead to progress of the nation. 
The ministers complimented the Kendriya Vidyalayas of Delhi KV Sector and RK Puram, KV Andrewsganj, KV No. 1 Delhi Cantt were awarded with Fit India Flag during the event. A new cricket stadium was constructed at KV No.1, Delhi Cantt.The new stadium constructed at an estimated cost of Rs. 294.41 lakhs has a facility of three pitches, automatic sprinkler system of ground watering, Ground Drainage, Viewers gallery and underground water reservoir. The oval shaped Pavilion gives a miniature look of the International Cricket Stadium of Lords in London. This stadium is going to facilitate around 5000 children every year.