IASST Observes 8th International Yoga Day (IDY) on 21st June 2022

The Institute of Advanced Study in Science and Technology (IASST), an autonomous R&D Institute under the Department of Science and Technology, Govt. of India, Guwahati, observed the 8th International Yoga Day (IDY) on 21st June 2022. As a part of the celebration, a week-long pre-yoga session was also conducted for all the members of IASST from 13th June to 20th June. This session was instructed by Yogabid Debajit Nath, Founder, and Teacher at Durlav Yoga Centre, Guwahati. Sixty participants successfully joined and completed the week-long yoga sessions. In between this, an on-spot essay writing competition was also held on 17th June 2022 among the research scholars of IASST.
On the occasion of IDY-2022, a program was organized on 21st June. Dr. R. Devi, Head, LSD, IASST, was the coordinator of this programme. In his welcome address, Prof. Ashis K. Mukherjee, Director, IASST, emphasized the importance and impact of yoga on our everyday life. Shri Dipankar Mahanta, Joint Secretary, Vivekananda Kendra Institute of Culture, Guwahati, the Chief Guest on this occasion, delivered a very informative lecture on “Yoga-A Way of Life,” stating the different aspects of life following yoga. The program ended with thanks from Dr. D. Gosami, Registrar, IASST.

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