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International Day of Yoga Celebrations at IIT Jodhpur
International Day of Yoga Celebrations at IIT Jodhpur
IIT Jodhpur celebrated International Day of Yoga on 21 June 2020 with warm and enthusiastic participation from students, faculty and staff members and their families.The event was coordinated by the Committee for Celebration of Commemorative Days (CCCD) and the Student Sports and Games Society.
In adherence to the Ministry’s office memorandum dated 16 June 2020 in view of the pandemic, the IITJ fraternity practised Yoga-at-home. The following activities took place to celebrate the IDY 2020.
On 21 June 2020 at 7 am, the entire IITJ fraternity wholeheartedly watched the Live Telecast of the Common Yoga Protocol (CYP) Session and practised yoga-at-home. Many members also joined the virtual meeting event to watch and practice yoga together while at their respective homes. Following the live CYP session, an online talk on mental health and stress relief titled "How Yoga can open up doors of positive living for us" was delivered by Mr. Prasad Gadkari (Student Counselor and Consultant Psychologist, IIT Jodhpur). Another talk by Mr. Prasad Gadkari on ‘Coping with stress during the Covid-19 Pandemic’ has been released online as a part of the IDY activities (https://youtu.be/30_zhYKqrYw). The event concluded with a vote of thanks by Dr. Rajlaxmi Chouhan, Convener, CCCD.
Before the event, the Student Sports and Games Society organized a social media Yoga Photo and Video Challenge open to all members, including an inter-hostel contest on the basis of difficulty of the asanas presented. The challenge received about 39 entries from 28 participants.

Check out the event trailer by SGS here: https://www.facebook.com/IITJOfficial/posts/985658651890675

Watch the event highlights at: https://youtu.be/sQ1ZKrb1cN4