Kozhikode: The total physical fitness project initiated by the State government with emphasis on physical education will come into force in schools in the district from November 3.
The physical fitness test for students of Class V to IX will be the first phase of the project, to commence on November 1. A coordinator each for a cluster of 10 panchayats has been appointed to oversee the implementation of the project. A chief coordinator will track the coordination activities of other members assigned to the clusters.
At a meeting held at the Sports Council Hall, presided by district panchayat president K.P. Kunhahammed Kutty, here on Saturday, a district-level committee with the District Collector as the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and the district panchayat president as chairman has been constituted for the successful implementation of the project. The district sports council secretary will be the convener of the project. The chairman of the district panchayat standing committee for health and education, district sports council vice-presidents, MLAs and MPs from the district, Deputy Directors of Education, District Superintendent of Police, District Medical Officers, among others, will be members of the committee.