School shutdowns have drastically impacted children’s health.

In March of 2020, all the schools and educational institutes were closed nationwide due the Covid-19 pandemic. Due to this health of millions of children were impacted. The 11th AHS reveals that children are displaying poor fitness levels across India. The nationwide survey has covered 2,54,681 children in the age groups of 7 years to 17 years from 364 schools across 250 cities and towns.