As per instructions of the ICAR Headquarters, “8th International Day of Yoga” was successfully organized in the morning on 21st June 2022 by ICAR-VPKAS at its Headquarter Almora, Experimental Farm Hawalbagh, Krishi Vigyan Kendra Chinyalisaur, Krishi Vigyan Kendra Kafligair under the direction of Institute Director Dr. Lakshmi Kant as per the Common Yoga Protocol (CYP) developed by the Ministry of AYUSH, Government of India with theme YOGA FOR HUMANITY. At the start of the Yoga programme in Almora campus, Dr. P.K. Mishra, Principal Scientist 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. The programme ended with Sankalpa followed by Shaanti Paatha. The Yoga programme was Coordinated by Dr. P.K. Mishra, Principal Scientist at Almora, Dr. Amit Umesh Paschapur, Scientist at Experimental Farm Hawalbagh, In-Charge Dr. Kamal Kumar Pandey at KVK Kafligair and In-Charge Dr. C.S. Raghav at KVK Chinyalisaur. A total of 153 (One Hundred Fifty-Three) staff of ICAR-VPKAS, Almora, Experimental farm, Hawalbagh & it’s both KVKs along with their family members participated in the 8th International Yoga Day 2022. All the participants pledged to continue the Yoga in future and assured to make Yoga popular among youth and children.