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National Yoga Olympid- VKV Itanagar

A three day National Yoga Olympiad was inaugurated at the National Council of Education Research and Training in CIET in New Delhi by Mr. Eric Falt Director and UNESCO representative of the New Delhi Cluster Office for India, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Nepal, Maldives and Sri Lanka.

This was the third consecutive year of National Yoga Olympiad of NCERT and this year about 500 students from 26 States and for regional institute was participated in the Olympiad.

It was a proud moment for Vivekananda Kendra Vidyalayas that four boys and four girls along with two escort teachers from VKV Itanagar represented Arunachal Pradesh at Secondary Level in the National Yoga Olympiad.

Professor Hrushikesh Senapaty, Director NCERT welcomed everybody cordially. In this speech he said that through Olympiad awareness of scientific holistic lifestyle increase. Its purpose is to create positive outlook among people and to promote peaceful lifestyle in society. He quoted Prime Minister Sri Narendra Modi, “It is our responsibility to ensure that right spirit of yoga is conveyed to everyone”.

Professor Saraj Yadav Dean, NCERT narrated the journey of yoga Olympiad highlighted the importance of yoga in the development of physical, mental, and spiritual health.

In the welcome address Prof. Hrushikesh Senapati, congratulated the teachers and students who have came from district level to state level and finally to the national level to participated in National Yoga Olympiad 2018.

Thus three day National Yoga Olympiad concluded with great presentation of Yoga practice both boy and girls of different states.

Students of Government Girls Schools in Rewari (Hariyana) and Kerala have made a great presentation of yoga practice to books ‘Joy of Theatre’ and Music, Training package was released on the occasion.

After the occasion the completion of yoga was started. It was divided in to four categories.

  1. Upper Primary (Girls)
  2. Upper Primary (Boys)
  3. Secondary (Girls)
  4. Secondary (Boys)

Regional Institute of education

  1. Upper Primary (Girls)
  2. Upper Primary (Boys)
  3. Secondary (Girls)
  4. Secondary (Boys)

The competition continued till next day i.e. 19th June 2018. On the same day, there was Delhi Dharshan, where the students not only enjoyed but learned lots of things. On 20th June, three days National Yoga Olympiad concluded at All India Council for Technical Education, Vasantakunj in New Delhi. Prizes to the children of winner States were distributed by the Chief Guest on the occasion Mr. Eric Falt Director and UNESCO representative to India Bhutan Maldives and Srilanka. He said that Yoga reaches beyond Gender, Culture and Language. He also said that the International Yoga Day is a great initiative of the Prime Minister.