Fit India School Week was conceived in 2019 with the imperative need of creating awareness about fitness not limited to children but also their parents, teachers, and school staff. In this campaign, school fraternities across the country are encouraged to celebrate 4 to 6 days in a week to promote a healthy and active lifestyle by indulging in various activities such as debates, quiz, essay writing, poster-making competitions, yoga and meditation, pledge of fitness, indigenous sports etc.
The 1st edition of Fit India School Week was celebrated in the 3rd week of November 2019 as Fitness Week in partnership with the Ministry of Education. More than 15,000 schools participated in the 1st edition of Fit India School week.
In the 2nd edition, Fit India school week was conducted from December 2020 to January 2021. More than 4.3 lakh schools celebrated the Fit India school week across the nation. Fitness activities such as yoga, free hand exercises, painting, debates, symposiums, etc., were part of this edition.
The 3rd edition of Fit India School week was organized from November 2021 to January 2022. The Fit India School Week witnessed more than 4.5 lakh participants across from all over India. Activities like Yoga, Dance, Debates, Symposiums, Lectures etc. were the part of the celebration in Fit India School Week.
The 4th edition of Fit India School Week is going to be organized from 15th November to 31st January 2023. Schools can select any week within this window for School Week Celebrations. Additionally, all schools are encouraged to celebrate their annual sports day during Fit India School Week from this edition. The details of talented athletes identified for different sporting disciplines can be shared with Sports Authority of India on the Fit India School Week page.
Annual Sports Day
Importance of Fitness – debates, quiz, essay writing, poster making competition
Khelo India Physical Fitness Assessment of students
Yoga and Meditation
Fitness Assessment for nearby communities through Fit India Mobile App