The 7th International Yoga Day was celebrated at IIM Raipur on 21st June 2021 virtually. The theme for the International Yoga Day this year is “Yoga for Wellness”, which focuses on practicing Yoga for physical and mental wellbeing. The IIM Fraternity joined the live session held by the Union Ministry of AYUSH.
The event commenced with the live streaming of Prime Minister’s address to the nation about the necessity of good health and good lifestyle practices. He shared that yoga is a priceless wealth of knowledge that India has shared with the rest of the world. The Prime Minister also launched a mYoga app in collaboration with WHO that will be available worldwide. This will help us achieve ‘One World, One Health motto, he added.
His address was followed by live online yoga sessions. IIM Raipur fraternity performed all yoga asans under supervision of Union Minister of State for AYUSH. The program concluded with the Sankalpa, which is promise to be committed to oneself and attain the highest form of self-development followed by the chanting of Shanti Paath. In the essence the whole session was rejuvenating and refreshing for everyone from their daily activities. This Yoga session was an inspiration for the whole fraternity of IIM Raipur. The programme ended with vote of thanks by Student Affairs Department.