On the occasion of 75th Republic Day Celebrations 2024, Yoga Teachers/Instructors from various states of India witnessed the Republic Day parade at Kartavya Path as special invitees. After joining Republic Day event all the special invitees had an interaction session with Union Minister of Ayush and Shipping, Ports & Waterways Shri Sarbananda Sonowal at his residence. The Yoga teachers/instructors associated with AHWC’s are indispensable part of the wellness drive through Yoga in the primary health care sector of Ayush.
Government of India had invited 291 Yoga Teachers/Instructors along with their family members for their remarkable contribution in providing primary health care through Yoga at grass root level across the nation. There teachers/instructors work with the AHWCs (Ayush Healh and Wellness Centres) active under the supervision of Ministry of Ayush. The Yoga teachers/instructors associated with AHWC’s are the indispensable part of the wellness drive through Yoga in the primary health care sector of Ayush. Government of India has recognized the efforts of these grass root contributors of Yoga and gracefully hosted them on 75th Republic Day event in New Delhi.
On this occasion, Shri Sarbananda Sonowal highlighted in his address that this programme was designed to enhance the self-esteem of the country. He said that under the visionary leadership of Prime Minister, India has achieved unprecedented success in establishing its presence in the world as a powerful nation. He also praised the leadership of the Prime Minister and recognized how Prime Minister has fulfilled the dream of ‘Ek Bharat Shrestha Bharat’ with his vision and action. Applauding the role of Yoga teachers/instructors on grass root, the Minister paid his regards to them and said that “you as Yoga teachers/instructors came from various states of the country have empowered the masses at the grassroots level that has made the society healthy and happy. For this, we must say thanks to you.”
Welcoming the special invitees came to join the session from different places of country, Secretary, Ministry of Ayush Vaidya Rajesh Kotecha said that “you people work on the grass root level, therefore your role in the building of the society is very important. We are very happy to see you here. Guests from different states of the country have truly imbibed the spirit of unity in diversity.”
Ms. Kavita Garg, Joint Secretary Ministry of Ayush welcomed the gathering of special invitees and the dignitaries. Delivered his special thanks to MDNIY (Morar Ji Desai National Institute of Yoga) for making this programme a success. DDG Satyajit Paul, Ministry of Ayush was also present on this occasion.