ICAR-IIVR, Varanasi organized the four events of “Fit India Freedom Run 2.0” program

Sat, 02 October 2021

Ministry of Youth Affairs & Sports, Department of Sports, Govt. of India has planned “Fit India Freedom Run 2.0” to commemorate the 75th Independence Day- “Azadi ka Amrut Mahotsav”. All the staff members of ICAR- Indian Institute of Vegetable Research, Varanasi actively celebrated the events of “Fit India Freedom Run 2.0” programme on 04th, 18th, 25th September and 2nd October, 2021. The purpose of this programme is to encourage fitness awareness among people which will help get freedom from obesity, laziness, stress, anxiety, diseases, etc. The concept behind program is that “It can be run anywhere, anytime!”. All Indian citizens are given a call to make physical activity, a regular habit and exercise for at least 30 minutes daily i.e. “FITNESS KI DOSE, ADHA GHANTA ROZ”. Dr. T. K. Behera, Director, IIVR emphasized the importance of physical activities and its role in developing a healthy lifestyle on this occasion. Three events were organized at IIVR farm and forth event (2nd October 2021) was organized at IIVR, Guest House, Sunderpur to BHU, Main gate, Lanka, Varanasi. All the staff members were encouraged to involve in physical activities along with friends, families and other acquaintances to ensure a healthy lifestyle.