Observation of 7th International Yoga Day at IIT Kharagpur

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With the theme “Yoga for Wellness”, Technology Students’ Gymkhana (TSG) has successfully organised 7th International Day of Yoga at IIT Kharagpur with 30 participants, including Prof Somesh Kumar, Dean of Students’ Affairs; Prof Venkappayya R Desai, Dean of Faculty of Engineering and Architecture; Prof Khanindra Pathak, Dean Infrastructure; Prof Ajay K Singh, President of TSG; Dr Rajeev Rawat, Senior Hindi Officer; Mr S S Jha, Security Officer and other TSG Personnel as well as other invited guests, following the standard protocols issued by the Institute and Government of India regarding COVID-19.

Mr. Sudhir Kumar, PTI, G-1 of IIT Kharagpur performed the Common Yoga Protocol (CYP) based demonstration. The program was recorded and live telecasted on YouTube channel (link: https://youtu.be/TTjrMd5d36E ) so that Campus Community and Students can practice the session at their home along with their family members in a safe environment.

The schedule of the year-long events would also be available on the website of Technology Students’ Gymkhana (http://www.gymkhana.iitkgp.ac.in). In addition to that, Technology Students’ Gymkhana has planned to organise several virtual sessions on Yoga and its allied disciplines to encourage participation among IIT Kharagpur Community. In this regard, the Year Long Yoga Calendar has been shared below.

S. No Description of Training Session Proposed Dates Potential Participants
1 Virtual Training Session on Practicing Surya Namaskara 30th July 2021

Friday

For IIT KGP  Community and Students
2 Virtual Training Session on Yoga for Women 12th August 2021-Thursday For the faculty and staff members (Female) of  IIT KGP
3 Virtual Training Session on Yoga for Men 27th August  2021

Friday

For the faculty and staff members (Male) of  IIT KGP
4 Virtual Training Session on Practicing Pranayama 8th Oct 2021

Friday

For IIT KGP  Community and Students
5 Virtual Training Session on Yoga for Kids 28th & 29th Oct 2021

Thursday & Friday

For Kids of IIT KGP Community
6 Yogic Literature and Activities i.e.  Quiz, Workshop, Camp etc. Dates will be finalized after opening of Institute for Students. IIT KGP Students
7 Practical and Theoretical Aspect of Yogic Kriyas. IIT KGP Students
8 Regular Yoga Session (Weakly Once)

 

For IIT KGP  Community and Students

 

Contact: Paramita Dey, Junior Assistant

Email: media@iitkgp.ac.in, Ph. No.: +91-3222-282004

 

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