International Yoga Day celebrations begin in MRPL
INVC NEWS Mangaluru.
International day of Yoga is being celebrated all over the world on 21.06.2017. In this regard, MRPL is conducting a week long program and its inauguration was held on 20th June 2017 at MRPL Employees Club.
Dr K. Krishna Sharma, HOD and Chairman, Department of Human Consciousness and Yogic Sciences, Mangalore University was the Chief Guest of the inaugural program. Shri H Kumar, Managing Director, Shri M Venkatesh, Director Refinery, Shri Rajeev Kushwah, CVO, Shri B H V Prasad, GGM(HR) and other senior officers and employees of MRPL, CISF personnel and DPS School children participated in the program.
Inaugurating the event, Dr K Krishna Sharma spoke on the ‘’Importance of Yoga and Yoga Therapy in today’s lifestyle”. He said that Yoga is India’s contribution to the world and highlighted why Yoga is gaining prominence in recent times. Right kind of food and proper sleep is essential for a healthy life he elaborated. An interactive session followed in which many children and others clarified their doubts on the subject.
Shri H Kumar, Managing Director spoke on the occasion and said that nowadays stress starts from early childhood itself and the accumulated stress leads to illness. We should have control over stress by practicing Yoga he said.
A Yoga session as per the Common Yoga Protocol is scheduled to be held on 21-06-2017 as a celebration of International day of Yoga. Various other events related to Yoga are planned to be conducted for the next one week.