“International Day of Yoga” was successfully organized in the morning on 21st June 2017 at ICAR-VPKAS Headquarter, Almora and its Experimental Farm at Hawalbagh as per the Common Yoga Protocol (CYP) developed by the Ministry of AYUSH, Government of India. At the start of the Yoga programme, Dr. Sher Singh, Sr. Scientist and Nodal Officer of the programme briefed the participants about the general guidelines of the Common Yoga Protocol (CYP). The Yoga programme began with the prayer followed by loosening exercises, Yogaasana, Kapaalbhaarati, Pranayama, Dhyana/Meditation and ended with Sankalpa followed by Shaanti Paatha. The Yoga programme was instructed by Sher Singh, Sr. Scientist & Dr. S.C. Panday, Principal Scientist at Almora and by Dr. N.K. Hedau, Principal Scientist at Experimental Farm, Hawalbagh. Director of the Institute, Head of Divisions, scientists, administrative, technical and supporting staff of the Institute showed keen interest in the Yoga Programme and actively participated in it.