Tuesday, June 21, 2016

Now yoga in the curriculum of Anganwadi Centres

Announced on International Yoga Day
The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi with the participants during the mass yoga demonstration at the Capitol Complex, Chandigarh, on the occasion of the 2nd International Day of Yoga – 2016, on June 21, 2016.  (PIB photo)
Chandigarh June 21, 2016: (Pushpinder Kaur//Punjab Screen)
Haryana Government has decided to introduce yoga in the curriculum of Anganwadi Centres and provide yoga training to Anganwadi employees and helpers. While stating this today, Women and Child Development Minister, Mrs. Kavita Jain, said that approval to this effect has been given by Chief Minister, Mr. Manohar Lal. Greeting the people on the occasion of ‘International Yoga Day’, the Minister said that under Prime Minister, Mr. Narendra Modi’s ‘Swasth Bharat, Sashakt Bharat’ initiative, children aged between three and six years and expectant mothers would be taught yoga exercises. The curriculum would be prepared jointly by Women and Child Development and AYUSH Departments, she added. 

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