CHANDIGARH 13 MAY 2022 :-
In line with the objective to affect behavioural change and move towards a more physically active lifestyle, the Physical Education Department of Mehr Chand Mahajan DAV College for Women, Chandigarh began a 45-day fitness programme titled ‘Fun with Fitness: Cleansing Body, Mind and Soul’. The programme is being held in collaboration with Mahatma Gandhi National Council of Rural Education, Ministry of Education, Government of India and under the aegis of Swachhta Action Plan 2022-23 and Fit India Movement. Dr. W. G. Prasanna Kumar, Chairman, MGNCRE and Mr. Samarth Sharma, Programme Coordinator, MGNCRE expressed appreciation for this unique and relevant initiative to promote healthy lifestyle. Open for both students and staff members, the programme includes eco-friendly activities including body toning, flexibility exercises, strengthening exercises and rock climbing.
Principal Dr. Nisha Bhargava lauded the initiative of the Physical Education Department aimed at furthering the vision of Government of India’s Fit India Movement. She asserted that the relevance of fitness for one’s overall health and well-being can never be overemphasised, and added that this programme seeks to promote fitness in a fun-filled manner.