The ICAR-DGR, Junagadh celebrated International Day of Yoga during 20-21st June 2017. On 20th June 2017 an essay writing competition on “Yoga and Meditation in Agrarian Society” was organized at 10:00 AM onwards. Then, the rehearsal for yoga session as per Common Yoga Protocol was organized on 20th June 2017 at 4:00 PM onwards as per expert advice and training of Ms Jaishriben Lashkari and her team from Patanjali Yogpeeth branch, Junagadh, Gujarat followed by Physical Yoga Session on 21st June 2017 by the employees at 6:00 AM onwards as per the instructions of Ms. Jaishriben Lashkari and her team. Followed by Physical Yoga Session, a workshop on meditation was organized on 21st June 2017 at 10:30 onwards as per advice and instructions of Ms. Brahmkumari Meenaben from Brahmkumari’s branch, Junagadh, Gujarat and her team from Baroda. Dr. Ram Dutta, Principal Scientist & Nodal Officer, International Day of Yoga at ICAR-DGR, Junagadh coordinated the event.
Earlier, Dr. Radhakrishnan, T. Director, ICAR-DGR, Junagadh welcomed the participating employees and instructors from various organizations.