scorecardresearch
Follow Us:
Sunday, August 01, 2021

Delhi govt to provide free Yoga classes from Oct 2

As per the plan, a group of more than 20 people can reach out to the government, which will provide them a Yoga and a meditation trainer free of cost.

By: Express News Service | New Delhi |
Updated: June 21, 2021 10:01:11 am
Covid-19Prahlad Singh Patel, Arvind Kejriwal, Delhi government, Tricolour, kejriwal tricolour issue, Union Culture and Tourism Minister, Delhi news, Indian ExpressThe CM said that Yoga can help people increase immunity and can also be beneficial during post-Covid complications. (file photo)

The Delhi government’s plan to provide free Yoga classes to people in the city is expected to kick off on October 2, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said Sunday.

He, along with Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia, inaugurated the Centre for Meditation and Yoga Sciences on Sunday, a day before International Yoga Day.

Around 450 people will be trained at the Centre, which was established by the government in collaboration with the Delhi Pharmaceutical Sciences and Research University (DPSRU).

As per the plan, a group of more than 20 people can reach out to the government, which will provide them a Yoga and a meditation trainer free of cost.

“From October 2, we will be able to initiate calls to people of Delhi and tell them that if they wish to learn Yoga in their surroundings/societies, the Delhi government will provide them the instructors free-of-cost,” Kejriwal said.

The CM said that Yoga can help people increase immunity and can also be beneficial during post-Covid complications.

“Yoga helps in cultivating high immunity and keeping people mentally and physically healthy. It plays an important role in dealing with post-Covid complications for those who faced an adverse infection,” he said.

While the main centre for this diploma course will be housed at DPSRU, several satellite centres will also be set up across Delhi schools, which will host two-hour evening sessions three days a week.

📣 The Indian Express is now on Telegram. Click here to join our channel (@indianexpress) and stay updated with the latest headlines

For all the latest Delhi News, download Indian Express App.

  • The Indian Express website has been rated GREEN for its credibility and trustworthiness by Newsguard, a global service that rates news sources for their journalistic standards.
Advertisement

Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement