Union Sports Minister Anurag Singh Thakur will launch the Fit India Mobile Application on August 29 to celebrate the second anniversary of 'Fit India Movement' and as part of 'Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav'.
The Union Sports Ministry said in a statement that the launch will take place at Major Dhyan Chand National Stadium, Delhi.
The Fit India App will be available on both the Android and the iOS platforms and has been developed keeping in mind that it works even on basic smartphones, the ministry stated, adding that the app can be downloaded for free from the Google Play Store or Apple App Store from August 29 onwards.
Minister of State, Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports Nisith Pramanik will join the union sports minister during the launch. The ministers will connect virtually with Indian Hockey team captain Manpreet Singh, wrestler Sangram Singh, Ayaz Memon, Captain Anny Divya, a school student, and a housewife who in turn will demonstrate by using the Fit India app after the launch, the ministry added.
The 'Fit India Movement' was launched on August 29, 2019 by Prime Minister Narendra Modi with the vision of making India a fit and healthy nation.
As per the ministry, the 'Fit India Movement' has reached millions of people across the country via its various fitness campaigns such as Fit India School Week, Fit India Freedom Run, Fit India Cyclothon, among others over the past two years
The Fit India Movement is currently conducting Fit India Freedom Run 2.0 in celebration of 'Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav' - an initiative of the central government to celebrate and commemorate 75 years of India’s Independence.