Fit India Movement Launched by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday. The Fit India Movement launch event is being held at Indira Gandhi Indoor Stadium, New Delhi during which PM Narendra Modi will administer a fitness pledge. During his latest Mann Ki Baat, the PM Narendra Modi had asked people to take part in the ‘Fit India Movement’ which has been organized to celebrate ‘National Sports Day 2019’ today – the birth anniversary of Major Dhyan Chand.
“During today’s #MannKiBaat, I have made some requests to my fellow Indians: Visit iconic places relating to Bapu as a part of his 150th Jayanti. Travel to places related to nature and wildlife. Strengthen Poshan Abhiyan. Be a part of Fit India movement,” Modi had tweeted on August 25. The Fit India Movement is aimed at encouraging people to give priority to sports and fitness in their day-to-day lives and types of physical fitness.
Prime Minister Modi also launched the Fitness Logo. Additionally, he will also launch a “Fitness Pledge” that reads, ‘I promise to myself that I will devote time for physical activity and sports every day and I will encourage my family members and neighbors to be physically fit and make India a fit nation. A ‘zero investment, unlimited returns’ scheme, PM Narendra Modi focused on spreading the Fit India Movement to each and every corner of the country, including every village, panchayat, and school. UGC asked the universities and colleges to live stream the launch of ‘Fit India Movement’.