Promotion of Good health/ Habits among the School Children-Implementation of “water Bell” in all the Schools- Instructions issued-Reg.
1. Water Bell scheme adopted / Implemented in the schools in the State of Kerala.
2. Benefits on drinking of water(Telugu version).
All the District Educational Officers & Ex-Officio/Additional Project Coordinators in the State is informed that the Government of Kerala have introduced an innovative idea namely viz., “Water Bell” in all the schools to bring awareness among the school going children, the importance of drinking enough water. The water bell intervention is that the school rings the bell thrice a day in the schools to make the students/ teacher to drink water to promote better health.
Further, they are informed that inculcation of drinking adequate and enough water will promote good health, the health experts have already declared
that the water is elixir of life. Water is most natural hydrative liquid, it regulates the temperature, cushions the brain and all the tissuies cells in the body,
lubricates joints, cleanse toxins and flushes body waste, promotes healthy skin ensures oxygen in the body and helps digestive systems.
In view of the above, it is decided to adopt the “Water Bell” system in all the Schools in the State (Govt, ZP, Mpl, KGBVs, Model Schools, Aided & Un-Aided also) to ensure better health of the school going children in the State. The water bell should be rung on every functioning day i.e., 10.30 AM, 12.00AM & 03.00 PM and also to instruct the students to take the water at home during holidays and vacations also on the schedule times without fail.
Therefore, all the District Educational Officers & Ex-Officio/Additional Project Co-ordinators in the State are requested to instruct all the HM of all the Schools in the State (Govt, ZP, Mpl, KGBVs, Model Schools, Aided & Un-Aided also) to implement the Scheme of “water Bell” compulsorily that “all the students/ teachers in the schools get up from their seats and to drunk the water” which was brought the bottles from their home. The inspecting officers shall look in to this whenever they visit the school.