The 10th International Yoga Day 2024

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The ICSSR-NERC family celebrated the 10th International Day of Yoga on the 21st of June 2024. The program was graced by the august presence of Prof. M. P. Pandey, Department of Hindi, NEHU, Shillong and Prof. Bhagirathi Panda, Honorary Director, ICSSR-NERC, Shillong and Professor in the Department of Economics, NEHU. The program commenced with a brief lecture from Prof. Pandey on the importance of Yoga in our everyday lives and how beneficial it is to our health and well-being provided we incorporate it diligently in our daily routine. Prof. Panda, Honorary Director. in keeping with the theme of the 10th International Day of Yoga, “Yoga for Self and Society” impressed upon the beneficial aspects of Yoga not just for the individual but also for the Society at large. He further stressed that because of the widespread benefits of Yoga it is now practiced in over 160 countries which is a matter of great pride for our country. We then had the Yoga Instructor, Mr. R.N Pandit who further reiterated the many benefits of Yoga and he and his associate demonstrated the various asanas, including the Surya Namaskar and the Pranayam to the Staff of the Centre, explaining the many benefits of the various asanas to different ailments and urged everyone present to take up Yoga in their everyday lives for a positive outcome in their health and well being.

After a brief session, The Honorary Director then thanked Prof. Pandey and the Instructors for coming to the Centre and for demonstrating the various asanas during the Yoga session which really benefitted everyone present. The Staff and the Invitees were than cordially invited to a light refreshment after the Yoga Session. Attached below are the photographs taken during and after the session of the 10th International Day of Yoga.

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