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Ministry of Ayush celebrated Yoga Mahotsav 2023

Ministry of Ayush celebrated Yoga Mahotsav 2023

March 17, 2023

Union Minister of Ayush, Ports, Shipping and Waterways Shri Sarbanda Sonowal inaugurated Yoga Mahotsav 2023, a three-day commemorative event from 13th March to 15th March 2023 to mark 100 days countdown to International Day of Yoga 2023. The event took place at Talkatora Indoor Stadium in New Delhi.

The inaugural ceremony of Yoga Mahotsav was attended by Shri G.Kishan Reddy, Union Minister of Culture, Tourism and DoNER; Shri N. Biren Singh, Chief Minister, Manipur; Smt. Meenakashi Lekhi, Union Minister of State for External Affairs and Culture; Dr. Munjpara Mahendrabhai, Union Minister of State for Ayush and Vaidya Rajesh Kotecha, Secretary, Ministry of Ayush.

Yoga and its acceptance worldwide has made India a global leader in health and wellness industry. Union Minister Shri Sonowal appealed to all the corporate houses to form a ‘Yoga Cell’ in their respective offices which will help in maximizing efficiency in their workplaces. More than 12000 yoga-related research papers have been published in journals and detailed scientific evidence-based research has been conducted in India and globally so far.

The three-day Yoga Mahotsav 2023 showcased a variety of programs and activities, including talks and discourses by yoga gurus, the Vice Chancellors Summit, where leaders of top institutions shared their experiences. Click here to read more.