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PM Modi's Fitness Funda: Govt orders ministries to open Gyms in every department

New Delhi: Narendra Modi government today pass the order to set up gyms in every govt department to ensure physical fitness of the ministers and employees.According to the government, every ministry should keep aside 500
India TV News Desk October 01, 2015 0:08 IST
India TV News Desk

New Delhi: Narendra Modi government today pass the order to set up gyms in every govt department to ensure physical fitness of the ministers and employees.

According to the government, every ministry should keep aside 500 to 1000 square foot for the construction of Gym.  Also, the govt ordered the ministries to equip the gym with state-of-the-art facilities.

Government will be allotting separate funds to the ministries for the setting up of Gym. For a compact gym Rs 5 Lakh will be given while for a vast-spread gym govt will provide Rs 10 Lakh each to the ministries.

In the letter written to the departments, government has mentioned that govt. employees suffer from both mental and physical pressure owing to continuous work. Thus, by giving few minutes to gyming, they can get relived from the stress and keep themselves physically fit.

Notably, the gyming culture is quite popular in foreign countries but in India it is limited to only few of the private companies. However, now with Modi govt. instructing the ministries to come up with gyms will certainly change the scenario of fitness in government departments.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is a fitness freak himself and his love towards yoga is a world known fact. Now, his latest decision to open Gym in govt ministries reflects his concern towards keeping the ministers and employees physically fit.