The number of people participated in the International Day of Yoga under Ministry of AYUSH in the country in the last three years are as under:
|Year 2017||51,000 ( at Lucknow)|
In addition to this large number of people participated in the celebration of International Day of Yoga in the programmes rganized by the Yoga Organisations, Ministries, Government Departments, Schools & Colleges, NCC, NSS, Nehru Yuva Kendras etc. across the country.
IDY – 2017 was celebrated in all States of India and all UN countries. The details of participants in the IDY celebrations – 2017 in different States and countries are being obtained.
The Ministry of AYUSH has constituted a National Board for Promotion and Development of Yoga & Naturopathy (NBPDYN) for regulation of education & practice of Yoga & Naturopathy.
Also, Ministry of AYUSH has in association with Quality Council of India (QCI) has developed a scheme for voluntary certification of Yoga professionals.
This information was given by the Minister of State (Independent Charge) for AYUSH, Shri ShripadYesso Naik in written reply to a question in Rajya Sabha today.