Science and Technology of Yoga and Meditation (SATYAM) Current Affairs - 2020
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.
In 2015, the Department of Science & Technology (DST) had also launched a research programme “Science and Technology of Yoga and Meditation (SATYAM)” under its Cognitive Science Research Initiative (CSRI).
Celebrating Yoga App provides a platform to share information and create awareness into the participation of yoga events on the occasion of the International Yoga Day 2017.
The mobile app will help in capturing mass yoga events being organised in public places, schools and office complexes across the country.
The app will be connected with Google Map where shared information can be viewed by the app users.The information gathered by the mobile app will be shared with the Ministry of AYUSH to complement their efforts.
The information gathered by the mobile app will be shared with the Ministry of AYUSH to complement its efforts.