Hyderabad: Sports Minister Srinivas Goud said that physical education was very much important for a person’s all-around development.
Addressing a two-day international conference on physical education at Palamuru University on Saturday, the Minister said that physical education had a higher value compared to other components of education. He said that not only physical fitness but also mental growth and discipline can be achieved through physical training and education. The event was organized by the Physical Education Department of the university. He advised all to focus on physical education to achieve higher goals in education and other walks of life.Srinivas Goud said that in the past, the daily routine included physical activity but in modern times, physical activity is not much. He pointed out that low physical activity was leading to many illnesses and health issues. He advised the university officials to train the students in the mental exercise along with physical training. (INN)