PJTSAU starts fitness drive for students

Hyderabad: The Health and Fitness Club at College of Agriculture, Rajendranagar, Professor Jayashankar Telangana State Agricultural University (PJTSAU) has initiated a fitness drive for the students.

Under this, as a first step, all the students on the campus around 1000 in number will get their health profile done at the newly renovated university Health Centre. The health centre has a diagnostic lab well equipped with latest equipments handled by an expert lab technicians.

The Hon’ble Vice Chancellor Dr.V.Praveen Rao, launched this programme. After launching of the fitness drive Dr Praveen Rao has stated that, the university is providing world class infrastructure in teaching and research activities as well as best health center, sports equipment and gym facilities for the students.

The main objective is to ensure good health to the students he said. As part of this initiative in the first step all the student’s health profiling will be done at the university health center. Based on the health profile of the students diet will be planned in the university hostels said the VC.

He further said that, the data base with respect to their blood group, blood profiling, other crucial parameters will be documented. This information will be used to sensitize the students on how to balance between the studies and health.

Appropriate initiatives such as more healthier menu in the hostel, encouragement to use the existing gym facilities, marathon runs, jogging, playing sports, healthier habits, personal hygiene, healthier surrounding etc. will be taken up at the campus. The whole initiative is free of cost for the students. This is for the first time that the students are offered such services by the University on such a large scale.

The Dean of Student Affairs, Dr.V.Vishnu Vardhan Reddy, Dean of Agriculture, Dr.J.Satyanarayana, Associate Dean, Dr.Seema, Medical Officer Incharge, Dr.G.E.C.H.Vidya Sagar, Medical Doctors, staff and students were present on the occasion.

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