Q. SAI with CISCE and CBSE launch which mobile app Online Training Programme for PE Teachers & Principals?  

The Sports Authority of India (SAI), in association with the Education Boards CISCE and CBSE, will host an online programme for training of Physical Education (PE) teachers from CISCE Schools on 'Khelo India Fitness Assessment of School Going Children'. The programme, starting August 7, will target 7500 participants across 2615 CISCE schools in two zones. This large-scale training is being organised to assess the fitness levels of the school children and to identify potential future champions from a vast pool of grassroots talent. This training has been undertaken owing to the Covid19 outbreak where schools have been shut and the new academic session has begun across India in the form of online classes or webinars. In this current situation, Training-of-Trainers (TOTs) in their original format and physical assessments of students in schools could not be conducted until children and teachers start going back to schools again. On August 7, various school principals or head of institutes will be encouraged and motivated and made aware about the need to empower their PE teachers with the knowledge, attitude and skills for undertaking the Khelo India Fitness Assessment through the Khelo India Mobile App (KIMA) besides giving them goals for 2020-21. This session is titled "Whole School Approach to Fitness".