Celebration of International Day of Yoga 2023 by Ministry of Fisheries “Yoga for Vasudhaiv Kutumbakam”

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International Day of Yoga 2023 was celebrated coinciding with the theme of “Yoga for Vasudhaiv Kutumbakam”.  Shri. Parshottam Rupala, Union Minister of Fisheries, Animal Husbandry & Dairying launched International Day of Yoga in LN Convention Hall at Kandi Village, Sangareddy, Telangana, Hyderabad, commemorating 9 Years of service, good governance, and welfare of the poor. Hon’ble Union Minister participated in the Common Yoga Protocol (CYP) along with approx. 400 participants from local panchayat members, fisheries association members, MPs and MLA, fish farmers and agriculture farmers of Sangareddy. Hon’ble Shri. Parshottam Rupala, Union Minister of fisheries addressed that there is a direct relationship between the theme “Yoga: A Path Towards Wellness” with the fisheries sector. However, upon closer examination, he discussed that how practicing yoga could benefit individuals working in fishery sector.

He further said that the worldwide acceptance of Yoga is a matter of pride for India, as Yoga is an integral part of our cultural, spiritual heritage and informed that practicing yoga promotes physical health, enhance mental wellbeing, cultivates self-awareness, fosters community & unity and encourages healthy lifestyles.

Also, Dr. L. Murugan, Minister of State for Fisheries, Animal Husbandry, Dairying Information & Broadcasting, Government of India participated in the International Day of Yoga on 21st June 2023 organized at Girls Senior Secondary School, Port Blair, Andaman & Nicobar Islands, Union Territory of India in the presence of Admiral Shri. D K Joshi, Hon’ble Lt Governor, PVSM, AVSM, YSM, NM, VSM (Retd.), Shri Keshav Chandra, Chief Secretary, Government of Andaman & Nicobar, Dr. T.S Ashok Kumar, IFS, Principal Chief Conservator of Forests, Government of A&N Islands, Shri Sanjay Singh, Adhyaksh, Zilla Parishad, South Andaman and Senior Officers of A&N Administration along with other stakeholders. Yoga experts from Department of AYUSH have led the programme and demonstrated various Yoga Asanas. Dr. L. Murugan, Minister of State of Fisheries addressed the event from Port Blair, Andaman & Nicobar Islands and highlighted the importance of Yoga in our daily life.

The Department of Fisheries, Ministry of Fisheries, Animal Husbandry & Dairying has also contributed to International Day of Yoga – 2023 on 21st June 2023 by active participation & organized Common Yoga Protocol at Krishi Bhawan, New Delhi. Shri Jatinder Nath Swain, IAS, Secretary (Fisheries), Dr Abhilaksh Likhi, IAS, OSD (Fisheries), Shri Sagar Mehra, Joint Secretary (Inland Fisheries), other dignitaries and officials participated in practicing Yoga at Krishi Bhawan, New Delhi today.

Also, all the field institutes such as Fishery Survey of India (FSI), Central Institute of Coastal Engineering for Fishery (CICEF), National Institute of Fisheries Post-Harvest Technology and Training (NIPHATT), National Fisheries Development Board (NFDB), Central Institute of Fisheries Nautical & Engineering Training (CIFNET), Coastal Aquaculture Authority (CAA) organized the Common Yoga Protocol.



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