Holistic health strives for physical, mental and emotional well being of the child using a group/collective game as entry Specially trained sports co-ordinators along with the CDS provide the inputs, LSGs chip in with infrastructure facilities and Kudumbashree provides coordination support.
The programme looks at the BMI(Body Mass Index) of the child before entering the programme, and then takes the child through a variety of exercises into becoming a participant in one of the following games basketball, volleyball, football. Inputs on swimming are also provided where ever feasible. The child has fun, improves his or her physical and mental alertness, bonds with the group and gains the confidence that social cohesion, gives both play space and all round health. Nutritional supplements, playing gear are provided as part of the programme.
Children will have a space to express their talents and skills at grassroots levels as well as learn about group cohesion.
Balasangamam will be a space for social learning and development of adolescents.
Dissemination of child rights concern to a larger sphere of society is embedded in the programme.