More

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

    Must Read

    Vadodara police organise rally to spread awareness about She team

    Vadodara police on Saturday conducted a rally in the city area to spread awareness about the newly...

    2.58 lakhs Mediclaim scam of producing false bills for knee surgery unearthed in Vadodara

    Detention of doctor, laboratory employee and husband of mediclaim holder The insurance company had...

    Old Rs 100 notes to be withdrawn from circulation by RBI in March 2021

    The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) is planning to withdraw the old series of currency notes including...

    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

    Old Rs 100 notes to be withdrawn from circulation by RBI in March 2021

    The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) is planning to withdraw the old series of currency notes including...

    2.58 lakhs Mediclaim scam of producing false bills for knee surgery unearthed in Vadodara

    Detention of doctor, laboratory employee and husband of mediclaim holder The insurance company had lodged a complaint at the...

    Old Rs 100 notes to be withdrawn from circulation by RBI in March 2021

    The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) is planning to withdraw the old series of currency notes including Rs 100, Rs 10, and...

    19 years old Srishti Goswami set to become CM for 1 day of this State

    Haridwar-based teenager Shristi Goswami will take charge as Uttarakhand Chief Minister for one day on January 24 on the occasion of National...

    Case of molestation registered in Sayajigunj police station in Vadodara

    A case of molestation has been registered at Sayajiganj police station in Vadodara against a man who tried to mokest the sleeping...

    More Articles Like This

    - Advertisement -