International Yoga Day Current Affairs - 2020

June 21: International Yoga Day

June 21st is annually celebrated as International Yoga Day since the year 2015. This year, the 3rd International Day of Yoga is being observed. The purpose of the yoga day is to promote yoga and make it as a part of people’s daily routine. The President of India, Pranab Mukherjee has inaugurated a mass yoga demonstration to commemorate the 3rd Read More…

Mobile App “Celebrating Yoga” Launched

Minister for Science & Technology Dr. Harshvardhan has launched a Mobile App “Celebrating Yoga”. The Mobile App has been developed by Department of Science & Technology, Ministry of Science & Technology on the occasion of International  Yoga Day 2017. The aim of the app is to popularise Yoga and encourage people to practice yoga for a scientifically healthy living. Read More…

Uttar Pradesh to establish 40 Yoga wellness centres

Uttar Pradesh has decided to establish 40 Yoga wellness centres in 40 districts across the state in the present financial year. Out of 40 centres, 23 will be set up at Ayurvedic hospitals, 12 at homeopathic and 7 at Unani hospitals and colleges. For setting up of wellness centres in the remaining 35 districts, the Read More…

Union Ministry of AYUSH releases Yog Geet for 2016 International Yoga Day

The Union Ministry of AYUSH Ministry has released a Yog Geet (Yoga song) for celebrating the second International Yoga Day on 21 June 2016. The Yoga song was selected from the 1,000 entries were received through a national-level competition organised by the AYUSH Ministry. Facts about Yog Geet It is the three-minute-15-seconds song in Hindi Read More…

RBI to issue Rs 10 coins to mark International Yoga Day

Reserve Bank of India (RBI) will soon issue 10 rupee denomination coins to commemorate International Yoga Day which is being observed every year on 21 June. Features of the coin Coin’s obverse side: It will bear Lion Capital of Ashoka Pillar in the centre. The legend ‘Satyameva Jayate’ will be inscribed below. The left periphery Read More…