Ministry of Railways organised the International Day of Yoga today on 21st June, 2017 in Rail Bhawan as per the directions of the Ministry of AYUSH.
The Union Minister for Railways, Shri Suresh Prabhakar Prabhu participated in the Yoga session along with the Chief Minister of Maharashtra Shri Devendra Fadnavis, on the occasion of International Day of Yoga at Bandra, Mumbai. He also participated in the Yoga session at Nalanda Auditorium, SIMSR Building, Somaiya Campus, Vidyavihar, Mumbai.
A Yoga session was organized at Rail Bhawan headquarters in New Delhi under the guidance of Shri Chakardhar Kushwaha, who is Yoga Instructor of the Morarji Desai National Institute of Yoga, New Delhi. This event was attended by Railway Board officials including Chairman Railway Board Shri A. K. Mital, other Board Members and senior officials of Railways.
International Yoga day was also observed in the entire Indian Railway System which included Zonal Railway Headquarters, Division Railway Headquarter, Production Unit Headquarters, Railway Training Institutes and Centres, and all other Railway establishments.