The 8th International Day of Yoga (8th IDY) was celebrated by the staff of ICAR-CIARI, Port Blair on 21st June, 2022with the theme “Yoga for Humanity” under the aegis of Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav.In his inaugural address, Dr. Eaknath B. Chakurkar, Director, ICAR-CIARI accentuated the health benefits of yoga and also urged the staff of ICAR-CIARI to inculcate the habit of practicing yogaon a regular basis to reap the long term benefits.
During the programme, various common yoga protocols were demonstrated by Smt. M. Tamil Selvi, Yoga Instructor from Port Blair. Altogether, 43 staff from ICAR-CIARI have participated in the programme. The programme was conducted under the Chairmanship of Dr. Eaknath B. Chakurkar, Director, ICAR-CIARI by the team consisting of Dr. K. Saravanan, Shri. P.K. Roy, Shri. Shyam Sundar Rao, Smt. Nutan Roy and Shri. P. Simhachalam.