Here’s an incentive to get your child off the computer, and out in the open. If all goes well, soon school students will be marked for physical fitness.


Three weeks after he mentioned this plan in book release function of HT, sports minister Ajay Maken on Thursday released the exposure 

    
“The aim is to bring about a change in attitude not only among the children but general public,” said Maken. He also said he hoped the programme would help groom future sporting stars of India.
 
According to the proposed draft, the top 10 percentage of gender wise performers shall be given an additional 3% to the marks obtained by him/her in academic disciplines in a given academic year.

Those between top 10 and 20 percentages will get an additional 2.5%, while performers between 20 to 30, 30 to 40 and 40 to 50 percentages will get an additional 2, 1.5 and 1% respectively.

Students will be evaluated on six parameters --- cardio respiratory endurance, muscular strength, muscular endurance, flexibility, explosive strength and body composition.

For each component, the ministry has proposed a physical test in January and June every year, with a marking scheme so that it can become part of 
the school’s yearly academic exercise.
 The proposed programme also prescribes a set of exercises to attain different levels of fitness including Surya Namaskara, an exercise adopted in all government schools in Madhya Pradesh.

A uniform assessment card and fitness assessment forms will be prepared by the Lakshmibai National University for Physical Fitness, Gwalior.

The sports ministry also aims to link the fitness programme with the Right To Education Act. The programme still needs the consent of the HRD ministry and state education departments. 

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