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May 03, 2019 Friday 04:02:33 PM IST

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Central Board of Secondary Education has decided to implement Health and Physical Education (HPE) programme for classes I to VIII with effect from sessions 2019-20 onwards with the aim of holistic development of the child, leading to a well balanced individual in all walks of life. The primary focus shall be on sports, games and outdoor activities. Keeping the above in view, the schools are advised that while preparing time-table for session 2019-20, one period every day may be reserved for Health and Physical Education. The revise and updated transactional strategies, detailed guidelines and methodology for administering HPE to students will be made available on CBSE website, according to the Chairperson of the Board.  CBSE had introduced HPE for students of classes IX-XII  with effect from session 2018-19. Now it is compulsory for all  schools affiliated to CBSE to reserve one period per day for HPE for classes I to XII from academic session 2019-20 onwards.

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