Mangaluru, Sep 30 : Fit India Movement is a nationwide campaign that aims at encouraging people to inculcate physical activities and sports in their everyday lives and daily routine. Exercises improve the quality of life. It reduces stress, helps digestive system, and controls weight.
While ‘Quit India’ Movement was for the freedom of our country, ‘Fit India’ Movement is for freedom from own body of obesity, laziness, stress, anxiety and diseases. So with this goal in mind and in compliance with this movement, Carmel School Faculty enthusiastically participated in Fit India Freedom Run on 30th September 2020, covering three kilometers starting from Carmel School via Head Post Office, Old Kent Road, M V Shetty circle, State Bank and back to the School. The March commenced with a Prayer Song thanking God the Almighty for a bright and beautiful day and for the precious gift of good health. The event was inaugurated by Lighting of the Lamp by Sr. Rose Agnes, Administrator, Sr Sarika Principal, Sr Shanthi Laveena, Vice Principal.
The Concept of the Fit India Freedom Run was elucidated by Mrs. Bharathi. Sister Rose Agnes, the Administrator then declared the Run open. The vibrant faculty, unmindful of their age ran at their own pace.
Online Yoga was conducted by Miss Pavithra for the students of grades 8, 9 and 10 that instilled in them the understanding for regular physical activity and higher levels of fitness enhancing the virtues of confidence and discipline.
Mrs Sharada efficiently compeered the programme.