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    Pradhan Suggests Inclusion Of Yoga In School Curriculum

    Union Education and Skill Development and Entrepreneurship Minister Shri Dharmendra Pradhan
    Inam Ansari
    June18/ 2022

    New Delhi (The Hawk): Union Education and Skill Development and Entrepreneurship Minister Shri Dharmendra Pradhan inaugurates the National Yoga Olympiad - 2022 and quiz competition as a Chief Guest. Minister of State for Education Shri Subhas Sarkar was also present on the occasion. The National Yoga Olympiad is being organised jointly by the Ministry of Education and the National Council of Educational Research and Training from 18th to 20th June 2022. This year about 600 students from 26 states/UTs and Demonstration Multipurpose Schools of Regional Institutions of Education will be participating in the forthcoming National Yoga Olympiad. Speaking on the occasion Shri Pradhan said that yoga has served humanity in alleviating sufferings and building resilience, especially during the post-Covid era. The Minister highlighted that to encourage healthier choices and bring people even more closer together, Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has suitably chosen this year’s theme as Yoga For Humanity. He further said that Yoga is India’s gift to the world and it has gained tremendous popularity globally since the UN General Assembly adopted Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi's proposal to celebrate 21st June as International Day of Yoga. Yoga is uniting the world in the pursuit of good health and wellness, he added. The Minister stressted that NEP 2020 lays special emphasis on the physical and emotional well-being of both students and teachers. Sports-integrated learning will inculcate sportsman spirit and help students adopt fitness as a lifelong attitude, he added. Shri Pradhan said Yoga is an integral part of health, wellness and physical education. He suggested NCERT to include the ancient wisdom of Yoga in our curriculum. While we are i ...

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