As a part of celebration of 8th International Day of Yoga, a Workshop on Common Yoga and Y-Break Yoga Protocols was conducted at ICAR-CIARI, Port Blair during 30-05-2022 to 01-06-2022 for the benefit of the Institute staff under the aegis of Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav. During the inaugural programme, Dr. Kalyan P. Kadbhane, Deputy Director (AYUSH), Andaman and Nicobar Administration mentioned about the importance of celebration of International Day of Yoga (IDY) and also informed about the elaborate preparations made by the Andaman and Nicobar Administration for the grand celebration of upcoming 8th IDY on 21st June, 2022. In his presidential address, Dr. Eaknath B. Chakurkar, Director, ICAR-CIARIaccentuated the significance of yoga to lead a healthy life and advised the participants to reap maximum benefit from this workshop. He also appreciated the efforts of AYUSH, Andaman and Nicobar Administration to conduct the workshopwith great fervour.
During the workshop, various common yoga and Y-break yoga protocols were demonstrated by Ms. M. Ashwini, Yoga Instructor from AYUSH, Andaman and Nicobar Administration for the benefit of the participants. Altogether, 50 staff from ICAR-CIARI have participated in the workshop. The programme was conducted under the Chairmanship of Dr. Eaknath B. Chakurkar, Director, ICAR-CIARI by the team consisting of Dr. K. Saravanan, Shri. A.K. Tripathi, Shri. Shyam Sundar Rao and Shri. P. Simhachalam.