Srinagar :-Directorate of Ayush organised many yoga programmes in Ganderbal on 9th International Yoga Day.The programmes were organized by district nodal officer Ganderbal in collaboration with District Administration Ganderbal, Department of Youth Sports and Services Ganderbal, Govt. Physical college of education Gadoora Ganderbal ,Govt. Degree College Ganderbal and 14th Battalion police line Sanik School Mansbal Ganderbal.
Earlier in the day, students of different colleges and schools, local people, Govt officials police personnel performed Yoga at the places identified by district nodal officer Ayush Ganderbal Dr. Mushtaq on the occasion of the 9th International Yoga Day.
The aim of the programme was to popularise yoga to reduce stress, anxiety, and depression and to increase calmness and relaxation among all personnel.
Speaking on the occasion district nodal officer Ayush Ganderbal Dr. Mushtaq said , We all want to give this message on behalf of Directorate of Ayush J&K to the people about the importance of yoga in our lives and what the benefits of doing it are.
Dr. Mushtaq said that Yoga is India’s “greatest gift to the humanity and it has transcended the boundary of religion, sect and geographical barriers to bring happiness in people’s lives”. “This rich & ancient tradition, based on prevention for better health, has been accepted by the medical science and researchers as a unique and significant practice of traditional system of medicine which offers tremendous physical and mental health benefits for people of all ages,” he said.