ICAR-CCARI, Goa celebrates  8th International Day of Yoga @ AKAM


ICAR-CCARI, Goa celebrates  8th International Day of Yoga @ AKAM


Live Yoga and Mass demonstrations

The 8th International Yoga Day was celebrated at ICAR-Central Coastal Agricultural Research Institute,Goa under Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav with much enthusiasm and zeal. Mass yoga demonstrations were held from 18 to 20 June 2022 between 7:00 to 8:00 AM. On 21st June the employees of the institute performed live yoga demonstration, lead by yoga guru Sh. Shailendra Gupta. Shri Gupta, also gave the employees tips for sound health and emphasized the importance of daily practice of yoga to improve physical and mental wellbeing. He also told the employees that their working style needed the healing interventions of yoga and that they should adopt it in their lifestyle before it was too late.

Blood Donation Camp

On the occasion of the 8th International Yoga Day, a blood donation camp was also organized at the institute in collaboration with Goa Medical College, Goa in which 28 employees donated blood.

Essay and Slogan Writing Competition

An essay and slogan writing competition on “The Benefits of Yoga on Mental and Physical Health” was also organized with the aim to sensitize about the health benefits of yoga and the importance of physical as well as mental health in which about 10 employees participated.