ICAR-CIFRI celebrated Festival of Yoga and wellbeing
As part of 5th International Yoga Day, ICAR-Central Inland Fisheries Research Institute (CIFRI), Barrackpore celebrated “festival of Yoga and wellbeing” on 20th and 21st June 2019. Dr. B. K. Das, Director, ICAR-CIFRI in his inaugural address requested all the staff members to practice yoga every day. On this occasion, the Yoga Session was conducted under the guidance of eminent Yoga expert, Ms. Jayashree Marjit of Yoga and Soul Institute and her team of Yoga Kendra, Barrackpore based on the Common Yoga Protocol provided by Ministry of AYUSH, Government of India. Around 150 staff members and their family participated in the program on 21st June 2019 at the Krishna garden of ICAR-CIFRI.
Earlier, on 20th June, 2019 a lecture session on, "Health benefits of Yoga" was also organized for the physical and mental health benefits of members of ICAR-CIFRI family. Participants clarified their doubts by asking questions on the specific yoga for specific health related benefits. ICAR-CIFRI regional centres Guwahati, Allahabad, Bangalore and Vadodora also celebrated yoga day on this occasion.