Aims and Objectives
The Fit India Movement is a movement to take the nation on a path of fitness and wellness. It provides a unique and exciting opportunity to work towards a healthier India. As part of the movement, individuals and organizations can undertake various efforts for their own health and well-being as well as for the health and well-being of fellow Indians. FIT INDIA Movement was launched on 29th August, 2019 by Hon'ble Prime Minister with a view to make fitness an integral part of our daily lives. The mission of the Movement is to bring about behavioural changes and move towards a more physically active lifestyle, which is possible by making it a people’s movement wherein every citizen gives time to himself / herself for being physically active and fit. Towards achieving this mission, Fit India proposes to undertake various initiatives and conduct events to achieve the following objectives:

Achievements of J&K UT in Fit India

Fit India Movement was launched in J&K on 29th August 2019. J&K UT has been active participant in Fit India Movement and has organized various activities in schools/districts/divisions and at UT level under Fit India Movement in order to spread awareness on fitness and the activities that can be undertaken to ensure that fitness reaches every school.Some of them are:-

Fit India School Week –J&K ranked first all over India in Fit India School week with more than 30000 events organized in schools and data alongwith photographs was uploaded on Fit India Portal by schools. Letter of appreciation was given to J&K UT officials for this achievement. FIT INDIA EVENTS/ACTIVITIES IN 2021 1) FIT INDIA SCHOOL REGISTRATION-FIT INDIA FLAG,3-STAR AND 5-STAR SCHOOL
Fit India Mission has prepared a system of FIT INDIA SCHOOL rating with simple and easy parameters. A School has to self certify and apply online and register online on Fit India portal using school email id. The school is given Fit India School registration certificate online at time of registration. The School then gets entitled for Fit India Logo and Fit India Flag. Then the school can apply for 3-Star and for 5-Star rating (highest rating) based on parameters the school satisfies.
Parameters for Fit India School:
  1. Having one teacher trained in PE, and such teacher is physically fit and active.
  2. Having a playground where two or more outdoor games are played.
  3. Having one PE period each day for every section and physical activities (sports, dance, games, yogasan, PT) take place in the PE period.
  4. Having all students spending 60 minutes or more on physical activities daily.
Parameters for Fit India 3-Star School:
  1. All teacher to be spending 60 minutes or more every day for physical activities.
  2. School has at least two trained teachers in physical education and are well versed with any two sports.
  3. School has celebrated Fit India School week.
  4. Having Sports facilities for 4 sports including the 2 outdoor sports.
  5. Every student learns and plays 2 sports – one of which could be a traditional/indigenous/local game.
Parameters for Fit India 3-Star School:
  1. School conducts quarterly intra-school sports competitions, participates in inter-school sports competition and celebrates Annual Sports Day.
  2. All teachers are trained in PE.
  3. School has 2 or more sports coaches. These may be PE teachers.
  4. School follows structured PE curriculum prescribed by NCERT/CBSE/SCERT.
  5. School conducts annual fitness assessment of all children.
  6. School opens its playground(s) after school hours for neighbouring communities, and the same is actively used. Reasonable fee can be levied for maintenance and security.

In a bid to further reiterate the need to create awareness about fitness and sports among school children, who are the future of India, Fit India Mission has decided to launch Fit India Quiz for schools across the country in the month of June 2021. The objective of the quiz is to provide a national platform for students to showcase their knowledge about fitness and sports, also endeavours in its philosophy to create awareness among students about India's rich sporting history. This quiz will also be the first-ever fitness and sports quiz to be telecast on India's one of the Iargest sport television channels Star Sports as well as on National TV channel. Students who make it to the national round as representatives of their schools, will therefore get a chance to showcase their talent before entire nation. The four rounds of the quiz will include the following:
A suggestive list of Activities Calendar for schools from March 2021 to February 2022 has been provided by Ministry of Education to be in line with Celebration of Amrut Mahotsava (75th Independence Day) which is to be followed by schools in online/offline mode.
S.No Month Theme Based Activity Activities
1 March-April Fit India Walkathon/Cyclothon 125/27 Km Walkathon/Cyclothon/Walking competition
2 May-June Mental Fitness Week Yoga Day Celebration, Yogasnas, Rhythmic Yoga, Meditation, mindfulness activities, daily yoga, stretching., hand exercises
3 July Indigenous Sports Indigenous/Traditional Sports, martial arts, dance, awareness generation rallies
4 Aug-Sept Freedom Run India @75 Fit India Freedom Run with subsequent activities
5 Oct Fit India Plog Run Fit India Plog Run followed by green village-clean village , plantation, plays/rallies, cultural programs
6 Nov- Dec Fit India Week- Eat Right Campaign Healthy food and eating practices, student profile healthy local recipes, flavours and ingredients, nutritional food, inter/intra sports competition, awareness among parents & community, stories/talks/essay competitions
7 Jan-Feb Fit India Festive Special Fitness through folk dance, patriotic theme, mind games, collage making and poster competition

Additional Online/Offline activities
Ministry of education from time to time adds new activities in Fit India activities which are to be implemented at various levels. At UT/Divisional/District/ school level, various online/offline activities are organised at local level from time to time keeping the local environment, conditions and culture into consideration.
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