'A Healthy Mind Resides in a Healthy Body'- fitness has always been an integral part of our life and culture. Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi, launched the FIT INDIA MOVEMENT today on the occasion of National Sports Day(Khel Diwas). He proclaimed that the initiative is the need of the hour and will take the country towards a healthier future. Modiji, himself addressed the crowd and appealed everyone to join the fitness drive and make a 'Fitter and Better India'. This nation- wide campaign aims to encourage people to inculcate physical activity and sports in their daily lives. The launch of Fit India Movement was telecasted live on Doordarshan. As a part of the movement, students of Grade 9 also watched the live telecast. The students were informed about the benefits of staying fit. The movement encouraged students to give priority to sports, exercise and yoga to lead a productive and pleasurable life.