Union Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju talked about fitness and the solution to all physical and mental problems and talked of the importance of maintaining good fitness in a video posted on Twitter while running uphill.
He captioned the post, “#FitIndiaMovement today morning in Srinagar running uphill at an altitude of 5,400 feet. Anywhere & anytime let’s maintain a better body to feel great! Fitness is the solution to all physical & mental problems. ‘Fitness Ka Dose Aadha Ghanta Roz’ #NewIndiaFitIndia.”
Kiren Rijiju inaugurated the state-of-the-art water sports facility in Srinagar for rowing
Kiren Rijiju On Saturday, inaugurated the Khelo India State Centre of Excellence for rowing at the Jammu and Kashmir Sports Council Water Sports Academy in Srinagar.
“It’s a pleasure to come at the Dal Lake to change the lives of the young sportspersons here. There is a lot of potential and we from the Sports Ministry and J&K Council are doing our best to help the youngsters here. Our Prime Minister Narendra Modi has a lot of plans in mind for Jammu & Kashmir. This will be a great opportunity for our future champions,” Rijiju said.
According to Kiren Rijiju, the Khelo India State Centre of Excellence at J&K Sports Council Water Sports Academy in Srinagar will focus on rowing. The academy will be provided with a first-time grant of Rs 145.16 lakhs and an annual recurring grant of Rs 96.17 lakhs.
Maulana Azad Stadium for Fencing discipline in Jammu is another KISCE opened earlier. Rs. 5.08 crores have been approved for these 2 centres in Jammu & Kashmir.
23 states and Union Territories consists around 24 KISCES each of them focuses on Olympics sports discipline. This is an ongoing project to take the facilities and growth with keeping in mind the big picture of getting India to excel at the Olympics.
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