ICAR-CIRCOT celebrated International Yoga Day.

ICAR-Central Institute for Research on Cotton Technology, Mumbai celebrated International Yoga Day under Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav, India @75 with the theme “Vasudhaiva Kutumbakam” on 21.06.2023. On this occasion Yoga guru Shri. Sudhir Sawant and his team from Ambika Yoga Kutir (Ghatkopar branch) made the staff members practice yoga for about an hour. He highlighted the importance of yoga in daily life, about the different types of asanas and their associated benefits and also enlightened the participants about the proper procedure of practicing different asanas. Director Dr. S. K. Shukla led the staff members in this event.

ICAR-CIRCOT participation in 9th International Yoga Day (IYD)-2023 at Gateway of India, Mumbai

9th International Yoga Day (IYD-2023) was organized at Gateway of India, Mumbai on 21.06.2023. The programme was organized by Mumbai Port Authority in collaboration with the Ministry of Textiles, Ministry of Commerce and Industry, and Patanjali Yoga Samiti, Mumbai. Sh. Piyush Goyal, Hon’ble cabinet minister of textile, GOI and Sh. Eknath Shinde, Honourable Chief Minister, Maharashtra have graced the occasion with their presence. In addition, textile commissioner, GOI along with many other notable dignitaries were also present during the event.

A total six employees of ICAR CIRCOT, Mumbai, namely Dr. Ajinath Dukare, Dr. Manoj Mahawar, Dr. Manoj Puniya, Mr. Sainath Sahane, Mr. Yogesh Kumar and Mr. Prashant Gavhale have participated in programme.  Overall, more than 1000 participants from different central, state and other organizations have attended the mega event.

In this programme, participants were made aware about the different mental, health and physical benefits offered by performing different yoga activities on day-to-day basis by the chief guests of the function. Further, different yoga activities were performed to celebrate the IYD-2023. After conclusion, the programme was concluded with vote of thanks and national anthem.