On the initiative of the Hon’ble Prime Minister of India, the United Nations General Assembly unanimously adopted 21st June as the International Day of Yoga (IDY). Consequently, all efforts were made by the Government of India to celebrate the IDY across the world. As an outcome, millions of enthusiastic people participated in the events successfully organised in 192 member countries of the United Nations to celebrate IDY.
Morarji Desai National Institute of Yoga & Naturopathy (MDNIY), New Delhi, an autonomous organisation under the Ministry of AYUSH conducts a number of Yoga education and training programmes to train the Yoga enthusiasts.
This information was given by the Minister of State (Independent Charge) for AYUSH, Shri Shripad Yesso Naik in written reply in Rajya Sabha today.