Shri Gajanan Mallya, General Manager, South Central Railway flagged off and pedalled in the “FIT INDIA CYCLOTHON” event along with team of SCR officials, Women’s Welfare Organization members held today i.e., 19th December, 2020 at Railway Sports Complex, Secunderabad. The event was organized by SCR Sports Association as part of Fit India Thematic Campaign “Fitness Ka Doze...Adha Ghanta Roz” being held from 7th to 31st December, 2020 under the aegis of Ministry of Youth Affairs & Sports.
Speaking on the occasion, Shri Gajanan Mallya complimented the sports association in taking up this appropriate and important initiative on South Central Railway. He stressed on the importance of staying Fit which is very important and need of the hour. The Fit India Movement campaign has really helped everyone in a big way during the current pandemic period to keep Fit and Healthy. The Cycling activity is very good for health and now a days many people in other countries are coming back to cycling to maintain fitness. Cycling is environment friendly activity and improves health also. During this Fit India campaign Railway employees and families are participating in large scale along with all the events/activities being organized.
Smt Jayanthi Mallya, President, SCR Women’s Welfare Organization said that the event Fit India Campaign really brings healthy spirit amongst the participants of the activity. Fit SCR Team is going strong with several fitness activities being conducted. She also said that, she is a beneficiary of the activities of Fit India Campaign due to which her health has shown a very good improvement. The encouragement provided by the team members in the FIT SCR App Group developed is highly appreciable.
Shri Arun Kumar Jain, Additional General Manager, SCR; Shri J.K.Jain, Principal Chief Mechanical Engineer & President, SCR Sports Association; Shri Somesh Kumar, Principal Chief Electrical Engineer; Shri Amit Goel, Chief Administrative Officer, Construction; Shri G.M.Eswara Rao, Principal Chief Security Commissioner; Shri N.S.R.Prasad, Divisional Railway Manager, Hyderabad Division and Shri A.K.Singh, Chief Electrical Engineer, Construction & Secretary, SCR Sports Association were amongst those participated.
Department of Sports, Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports, Government of India has planned a series of activities and campaigns during the month of December, 2020 under the aegis of FIT INDIA Movement to promote fitness across the country. Envisioned by our Hon’ble Prime Minister as People’s Movement, the FIT INDIA Movement is yet another endeavour to involve citizens of the country to make India a fit nation. The Cyclothon is part of the FIT INDIA Movement which includes Thematic Campaign, Fitness assessment through FIT INDIA APP and FIT INDIA Cyclothon. Participants have been asked to take Fitness Videos of their choice for 10 seconds and upload it on the Digital Platforms of the Ministry.