UGC Letter To Universities: Celebrate International Day Of Yoga With Mass Demonstrations
The University Grants Commission (UGC) has asked the universities across the country to insure the involvement of the authorities in very 'elaborate training programmes on common Yoga protocol for mass yoga performance as well as discourses, lectures and talks by eminent Yoga experts'. The Ministry of Human Resource Development has forwarded a copy of a letter from Ministry of AYUSH regarding celebration of 3rd International Day of Yoga to UGC, said the letter.
The 69th Session of the United Nations General Assembly adopted by acclamation draft resolution for observing the International Day of Yoga on June 21 each year.
"The preparations for the celebration of 3rd International Day of Yoga on 21st June, 2017 are underway. The Government of India has decided to take forward the momentum created by International Day of Yoga, 2015 and 2016 with greater and more active participation of youth during the current year celebrations", said the letter.
The letter addressed to university vice chancellors said that other events on the day could include Yoga fests, seminars, workshops, musical and cultural programme based on Yoga.
It also asked to take support of various reputed and eminent Yoga institutions for providing training to the trainers and other expert advice in celebrations of International Day of Yoga, 2017.
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