International Yoga Day was celebrated at ICAR-Agricultural Technology Application Research Institute, Kolkata on 21st June 2017. All staff members including Director and Head of Office assembled at seminar hall of the institute to attend the programme. Dr. F. H. Rahman, Principal Scientist welcomed the Yoga Expert and all staff members of the institute. One resource person namely Shri Kishnanlal Bajaj, a Yoga Expert, was invited for today’s programme. The expert demonstrated different Yogasanas and Prayanams, and briefed the positive effects and benefits on health. All the staff took active part in performing the various Asanas with zeal and zest. He has also elaborately discussed the need and ineluctability of Yoga on today’s environment. One bulletin on Art of Healthy Living was distributed among the participants. At the end of session, Dr. S.S. Singh, Director addressed the participants about the importance, expediency and advantage of practicing Yoga regularly. The session was continued for two and half hours. The programme ended with vote of thanks to all.
[Source: ICAR-ATARI Kolkata]