Health and Wellness Program in CBSE Affiliated Schools

To advance on the successful implementation of the School Health and Wellness Programme (SHWP) in all 29,000 Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) affiliated schools, and in partnership with CBSE and the National Council of Educational Research and Training (NCERT), UNESCO organized the second training session of Master Trainers on 1-5 May at NCERT premises.

Dr. Preeti Jain, the school Counsellor was designated as “Health and Wellness Ambassador and was trained to transact with school children, health promotion and disease prevention information on 11 thematic areas in the form of interesting joyful interactive activities. She is now a CBSE  trainer who will further train the teachers. Senior officials and dignitaries from NCERT and CBSE, including Prof. Dinesh Prasad Saklani, Director NCERT; Prof. Sridhar Srivastava, Joint Director NCERT; Dr Zoya Rizvi, Deputy Commissioner, Ministry of Health and Family Welfare; and Prof. Saroj Yadav, Former Dean (Academic) NCERT, were also present at the inaugural training session.

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