The International Day of Yoga is celebrated annually on June 21 to raise global awareness about the benefits of the ancient Indian practice. It comes with a different theme every year and the theme for 5th International Yoga Day is ‘Climate Action’. Like every year, NESAC celebrated 5th International Day of Yoga (IDY) on 21 June 2019. As a part of the program, common Yoga protocol was performed from 6:30 am onwards at NESAC Community hall. Director NESAC, Shri. P L N Raju on his opening remarks told that the practice of yoga may be practiced on a daily basis to get its maximum benefits.t.
Dr. Himangshu Barua, Lecturer, North Eastern Institute of Ayurveda and Homeopathy (NEIAH) delivered a lecture on “Role of Yoga and Ayurveda for better health” for the benefit of the NESAC staff and students. The lecture included basic Yoga practices as well as role of Ayurveda in improving overall human health. NESAC staff and students interacted with the invited guest and discussed various aspects of Yoga and Ayurveda
The celebration also included quiz completion for NESAC staff and students. The program ended with the remarks and observations by Dr. K K. Sarma, Senior scientist NESAC and a formal vote of thanks by Dr. Gopal Sharma, Coordinator of the program.