SRM University-AP organised a ‘Fit India Freedom Run’ on Friday, August 13, 2021, to partake in the nationwide celebration of India’s 75th anniversary of independence. Vice-Chancellor, Professor VS Rao, inaugurated the ceremony as part of “Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav”, adhering to the call of the Union Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports. Professor VS Rao, Vice-Chancellor and Prof D Narayana Rao, Pro-Vice-Chancellor, waved the flag to initiate the Freedom Run, which was attended by a large number of students, professors and employees. Dr Vinayak Kalluri, Registrar-in-charge; Mr Sivakumar Raghavan, Director-Human Resources; Ms Revathi Balakrishnan, Assistant Director-Student Affairs, Wg Commander Venkatachalam, Director-Campus Life Maintenance, Mrs Suma N, Chief Finance and Accounts Officer and others were present. Research scholars and employees of various departments marched forward with slogans expressing the integrity of the country.
The FIT INDIA Movement was launched on August 29 2019, by the Honorable Prime Minister Sri Narendra Modi to make fitness an integral part of our daily lives. The mission of the Movement is to bring about behavioural changes and move towards a more physically active lifestyle.