Indian Railways values the significance of sound health and fitness of people! If people using the Indian Railways network are fit and can show their fitness skills, the national transporter will provide them with free platform tickets! Continuing the ‘Fit India campaign’ launched by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Indian Railways has come up with unique initiative at Delhi’s Anand Vihar Terminal Railway Station (ANVT). As part of passengers’ amenities and initiatives at Anand Vihar Terminal Railway Station, a ‘Fit India Squat Machine’ has been installed.
Railway Minister Piyush Goyal has tweeted a video of a youth doing squats in front of the the ‘Fit India Squat kiosk’ at Anand Vihar Terminal Railway Station. Railway Minister Goyal said ‘fitness along with savings’. A unique initiative has been started at Anand Vihar Terminal Railway Station to encourage fitness, Goyal wrote, adding that one can avail a free platform ticket by performing the exercise.
The ‘Fit India Squat Machine’ at Anand Vihar Terminal Railway Station is the first-of-its-kind facility at any railway station in India. At the Anand Vihar Terminal Railway Station, those who have come to see off or receive her/his near and dear ones, can get a free platform ticket by doing 30 squats consecutively in front of the kiosk. The machine will count the number of squats performed by the traveller. Once 30 squats are completed, a platform ticket will come out of the machine.