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International Yoga Day celebrated at ICAR-Indian Institute of Millets Research, Hyderabad

The ICAR- Indian Institute of Millets Research, Hyderabad, celebrated 4th “International Day of Yoga” on 21 June 2018. On this occasion Prof M. Singa Rao, Retd. Professor of Soil Physics, Acharya NG Ranga Agriculture University, (now PJTSAU) was invited as a special guest.
Prof Rao is practising yoga for past 35 years and is a qualified yoga trainer. Dr VA Tonapi, Director, IIMR welcomed Prof Singa Rao formally. Prof Singa Rao Shared the information on how the celebration of international day of yoga was introduced and being celebrated. He informed the staff about the available local training centres to encourage them practice yoga regularly for physical and mental well being as well better input to office work.
Asanas with demonstration by Mr OV Ramana were conducted for the benefit of staff and all the staff participated in the celebration. Staff of IIMR including RAs, SRFs and contractual persons enthusiastically participated in this event. A practical Yoga session was organized as per Common Yoga Protocol provided by Ministry of AYUSH, Government of India. Post meeting healthy millet drink and millet snacks were served to all.

 

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