Mysuru, August 29, 2019: The JSS College of Arts, Commerce and Science, Ooty Road, Mysore, had organized Live telecast of the inaugural event of the nationwide Fit India Movement, held at Indira Gandhi Stadium, New Delhi, by the Honourable Prime Minister, Sri Narendra Modi.
In India every year 29th August is celebrated as National Sports Day, in commemoration of the birthday of the hockey legend Dhyan Chand. The Prime Minister inaugurated the nationwide ‘Fit India Movement,’ and explained that the programme is being held to encourage people to give priority to sports and fitness in their lives. He believes that people are leading a very stressful life in the present scenario, which is leading to a lot of health issues like high blood pressure, diabetes, etc. To get rid of such health problems, and to develop a healthy India, there is a need to practice yoga, physical exercise, and involve in sports and games.
The live telecast was arranged in the College auditorium. Prof B.V. Sambashivaiah, Chief Executive of the College, Prof. M. Mahadevappa, Principal, and more than 1000 students, teachers and non-teaching staff were present.