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Jul 03, 2020
8:11AM

HRD Minister, Sports Minister to launch 'Fit India Talks' to inspire school children

@DrRPNishank
The government's flagship program Fit India is launching a series of interactive sessions with some of the top sports persons of the country intended to inspire the school children.

The sessions, titled Fit India Talks, will premiere today in the presence of Human Resource Development Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank and Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju along with badminton star PV Sindhu and Indian football team skipper Sunil Chhetri. A host of leading sports celebrities will be sharing their experiences of childhood, stories on how they got inspired, their failures, struggles and their success. This will give the audience a very inspirational yet interesting account of their journeys - from common school students to world-class champions. There will be a total of six sessions which will go on till 14th of this month. The likes of badminton star Ashwini Ponnappa, Indian women’s hockey team skipper Rani Rampal, table tennis star Manika Batra, shooter Apurvi Chandela and inspirational Paralympian Deepa Malik will join in at the sessions.

These will be streamed on Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank's social media pages, MHRD social media pages, Fit India Facebook & YouTube channel, SAI Facebook Page, MyGov YouTube channel, SportsTak YouTube channel as well as the DD Sports Television and YouTube channel.

Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju said that this is a series where the champion athletes will speak to the students and share their inspirational life stories. The Fit India Talks sessions are being organized in association with the Sports Authority of India and the Ministry of Human Resource Development.

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