FIT INDIA movement was launched by the Hon’ble Prime Minister on 29th August, 2019. Fit India movement involves behavioral change, which is possible by making it a People’s Movement wherein every citizen gives time to himself / herself for being physically active and fit.
Fit India Mission under the Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports planned to organize FIT INDIA CYCLOTHON on 18th January, 2020 to spread the message of fitness among masses.
KIIT NSS Bureau, Kalinga Institute of Industrial Technology Deemed to be University organized the event at University level. The event was graced by Founder of KIIT & KISS and Member of Parliament Dr. Achyuta Samanta; Vice Chancellor Dr. H. K. Mohanty; Registrar Dr. J. R. Mohanty and NSS Program Coordinator Dr. Kajal Parashar.
The Founder in his address emphasized the importance of fitness to the students. He explained, “If youth will be fit then any nation can prosper”. He also took part in the CYCLOTHON.
A similar event was organized at the NSS adopted village Tangibanta, hosted by Sarpanch Shri Birendra Jena. Prof. Satyadeep Das, Prof. Sruti S. Singh, NSS Program Officers of School of Electronics Engineering along with Ayush, Abhishek, NSS Volunteers of School of Electronics Engineering coordinated the whole event successfully.
In this context, the volunteers have expressed their heartfelt gratitude to the Hon’ble Founder KIIT & KISS, Director Sports, Proctor and KIIT Development Wing who extended all possible support in making the program a grand success.