The government will setup one hundred yoga parks across the country to promote yoga activities. Inaugurating the National Health Editors’ Conference on Yoga in New Delhi, Ayush Minister Shripad Naik said the parks will be especially meant for Yoga activities throughout the year will be managed voluntarily by the Yoga or other organisations. He also released Common Yoga Protocol of Yoga Day.
He said, the main event will be held in Lucknow, where Prime Minister Narendra Modi is going to attend the celebration. Along with PM, senior ministers of government, Chief Minister of UP, Yoga Gurus are expected to take part in this event.
Nearly 51 thousand people are expected to demonstrate common yoga protocol along with the dignitaries in Lucknow. The Minister said, mass yoga demonstration sessions to be held at various locations in Delhi. He said, educational institutions, trade bodies, Indian missions abroad, NGOs to be involved in Yoga Day event.
The conference is being organized by Ministry in association with Press Information Bureau, Information and Broadcasting Ministry and Central Council for Research in Yoga and Naturopathy as a part of celebrations of the 3rd International Day of Yoga on 21st June, 2017. The theme of this year’s conference is Yoga for Health and Harmony. The aim of the conference is to give insight to the journalists about the scientific aspects of yoga and its benefits for human health.