Schools to have health, wellness ambassadors
On February 12, the central Government launched the
School Health Ambassador Initiative to spread
awareness about the preventive health aspects. Under the
initiative, two teachers will be identified in every
government school as health and wellness ambassadors.
Union HRD Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal and Union Health
Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan jointly released the curriculum for the School Health
Ambassador Initiative in New Delhi. The initiative has been launched as a part of
Prez Kovind presents President's Colour to INS Shivaji
On February 13, President Ram Nath Kovind presented
President's Colour to Indian Navy's INS Shivaji in
Lonavala, Maharashtra. The President's colour is the
highest honour bestowed upon any Indian military unit.
The President's colour was presented to INS Shivaji during
a ceremonial parade comprising 130 officers and 630
sailors including 150 Guard of Honour. INS Shivaji is
commanded by Commodore Ravnish Seth.
Int'l Judicial Conference held in New Delhi
On February 23, the International Judicial Conference was
held in New Delhi. Speaking at the event, Chief Justice of
India SA Bobde said, 'In one of the cases before us, we have held
that the present generation has no right to impede the safety
and well-being of the next generation or of the generations to
come thereafter.' President Ram Nath Kovind and other prominent personalities
from other countries were also present at the event. The theme introduced in the
conference is Gender Just Word.