More

    Govt : Two teachers in every school to be Health and Wellness Ambassadors

    Must Read

    Covid 19 cases reached 11192 in Vadodara after 125 new cases on Friday

    Total 109 discharged from hospital taking the total to 9449 Covid 19 cases in...

    Schaeffler India signs MoU with TISS to impart skills training to youth for employability

    350 graduating students from underprivileged background in Vadodara will receive skills training in line with UN-acknowledged...

    Vadodara fire brigade conducted mock drill at Central Bus terminal

    Vadodara fire bridge conducted a mock drill at Central bus terminal on Friday to spread awareness about...

    Two teachers in every school will be made Health and Wellness ambassador to spread awareness about health issues. These ambassadors will be supported by class monitors as Health and Wellness Messengers. Health Minister Dr. Harsh Vardhan, Human Resource Development Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank and Minister of State for Health Ashwini Kumar Choubey launched the School Health and Wellness Ambassador initiative under Ayushman Bharat in New Delhi yesterday. Initially, the programme will be started in 200 districts.

    Speaking on the occasion, Mr Pokhriyal said that the goal of education is not only to increase the knowledge but also to inculcate be­havior which promotes consciousness about good health. He said that the teachers are the best mentors for the children and now they will also act as Health and Wellness Ambassadors. Mr Pokhriyal said, the first phase of implementation will be in all the public upper primary, secondary and senior secondary schools of aspirational districts.

    Dr. Harsh Vardhan said, the School Health Programme under Ayushman Bharat – Health and Wellness Centres will foster the growth, development and educational achievement of school-going children by promoting their health and well-being.

    He said, this initiative will be effectively linked with other government initiatives such as Fit India movement, Eat Right campaign, Poshan Abhiyaan for an all-round and holistic development model of health for the school children. He said through this initiative the dream of health for all will be fulfilled.

    LEAVE A REPLY

    Please enter your comment!
    Please enter your name here

    This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

    Latest News

    Fire broke out early morning at Sainath Complex near Tarsali Lake in Vadodara

    No casualties reported as fire brigade control the fire in time A fire broke...

    Schaeffler India signs MoU with TISS to impart skills training to youth for employability

    350 graduating students from underprivileged background in Vadodara will receive skills training in line with UN-acknowledged NUSSD program

    Vadodara fire brigade conducted mock drill at Central Bus terminal

    Vadodara fire bridge conducted a mock drill at Central bus terminal on Friday to spread awareness about taking precautions during fire incidents.

    CHARUSAT initiated first ever self-powered virtual lab for practical knowledge and research amidst COVID-19 pandemic situation

    In this Covid 19 pandemic situation all the students of schools, colleges and universities are studying from home as online education becomes...

    Jio adds 17k fiber connections in first month of unlock in Gujarat

    In Gujarat JioFiber had over 1.54 lakh users by end of June Lockdown that started from last week of...

    More Articles Like This

    - Advertisement -