May 18, 2016 4:42:45 am
WITH AN aim to connect with general public, UT Administrator Kaptan Singh Solanki on Tuesday launched a website, a toll-free number and other social media accounts dedicated to the second edition of the International Yoga Day scheduled to be held on June 21 at Capitol Complex.
The residents can register for taking part in the training camps to be organised from May 21 to June 20 by the Chandigarh Administration on the website — iyd.chd.gov.in — and toll-free number 18001802072. These camps will be held on around 200 different venues.
Registration on toll-free number can be done from Monday to Saturday from 9 am to 6 pm. Solanki was the first to register himself on the website.
The website contains all information related to the event.
Solanki also launched Facebook page “International Day of Yoga 2016, Chandigarh”; Twitter handle “iydchandigarh2016”; Instagram account “International Day of Yoga 2016”; and YouTube channel “International Day of Yoga 2016 Chandigarh”.
Solanki urged the residents to get themselves registered through the website and participate in the Yoga Day function.
THOSE who enrol for the training camps will be given wake-up calls by the administration on the registered mobile number. Besides, promotional messages will also be sent to all the participants. Solanki lauded the efforts of the administration and said: “It is a privilege for the city to host the International Yoga Day.”
Participants to be given Aadhaar-linked ID
THE Chandigarh Administration will issue Aadhaar-linked ID cards to all the participants. The participants will be divided into a group of 50 with one person as a group coordinator. At the venue, yogic exercises as per common yoga protocol will be done. Around 30,000 people are expected to take part in the mega event to be held at Capitol Complex. Entry to the venue will start by 4 am and close by 6 am through the only designated entry points which are to be conveyed by the administration. The one-hour event that Prime Minister Narendra Modi will lead will start at 7 am.
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