Jharkhand’s government schools to observe wellness day every Tuesday

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  • Students of classes VI to XII of government schools of Jharkhand will celebrate Wellness Day every Tuesday.
  • This day will be observed to spread awareness about the importance of good health among students.
  • Teachers have been trained in school health and wellness programs under the initiative of Jharkhand Council of Educational Research and Training (JCERT).
  • Around 24000 teachers and 11500 schools have been selected from 19 districts as health messengers.
  • These teachers will choose two students from each class as messengers.
  • Every week, an extra class will be held in the school on wellness and health.
  • Students will learn various activities and practical lessons like hand washing and sanitizing, as part of this initiative.

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