Yesterday, the Sports Authority of India announced the launch of the Khelo India mobile app which is aimed to bring awareness on fitness and sports. The app will also prove to be handy for mapping budding sports champions from the nook and corners of the country. Now today, PM Narendra Modi launched the Khelo India app at the National Youth Parliament Festival 2019. The application is a first-of-its-kind sports application that makes for valuable information for readers. SAI to Launch Fitness Awareness App.
The best feature of the app is the fitness assessment of the children where the fitness level of the school going children can also be tracked. As per the press release, “The application will include an exhaustive repository of data of sporting facilities across the country where an interested youngster can pursue a sport, in his or her hometown.” Check out the video of the launch below.
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Sports Minister Rajyavardhan Rathore also was present at the National Youth Parliament Festival 2019. The Prime Minister also conferred the awards to the winners at the Vigyan Bhawan.
1st Prize: Ms Shweta Umre from Nagpur, #Maharashtra
2nd Prize: Ms Anjanakshi M.S. from #Bengaluru, Karnataka
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The objective of the National Youth Parliament Festival 2019 is to hear the voice of youth between 18 and less than 25 years of age, who are allowed to vote but cannot stand as a candidate for election, through deliberations in Youth Parliaments at a district level and above. It also encourages the youth to understand public issues from the common man’s perspective and form their opinion and express the same in an articulate manner.