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June 18, 2018 Monday 10:17:06 AM IST

Students To Be Taught About Healthy Lifestyle

Policy Indications

Pune: The government will soon include various aspects of a healthy lifestyle in the school curriculum, said Union HRD Minister Prakash Javadekar. This will help students adopt a healthy lifestyle, he said at an international laparoscopic and bariatric conference held in Pune.    

Addressing medical professionals working in the field of bariatric and metabolic surgery, Prakash Javadekar pitched for a healthy lifestyle.

"We are going to include various aspects of a healthy lifestyle in the curriculum. Students need to know what all is to be done to lead a healthy lifestyle," he said.    

The minister asked the medical fraternity to educate people about benefits of a healthy lifestyle and good dietary habits.

(Indebted to various sources)